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Photography, notes, commentary and much more from former Reporter Online Editor Chris Stanley.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Taking the Kodachrome away

London, 1949 (Chalmers Butterfield)
Photo shot on Kodachrome reversal film

For 74 years, many of the best color photos and films in the world were shot with Kodachrome slide film. Now the very last roll manufactured has been processed, containing images taken by National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry. Read this story to find out what he did with it.
If you still have any old unprocessed rolls of Kodachrome sitting around your house, you better hurry. The last lab that will process them is shutting down their K-14 machines in December.


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