RIP Kodachrome Film, Long Live Your Images

By Beacon Staff

Last August I wrote a quick blog about Steve McCurry and his challenge of shooting the last roll of Kodak’s Kodachrome Film. On Dec. 30, 2010, at the end of a year, a decade and more than 70 years of celebrating the film, McCurry published nine images from the last 36 frames on his blog.

Looking at his images it’s not hard to understand why such a beautiful and historic film works wonders in the hands of a brilliant photographer. For his final frame, McCurry focused on a cemetery in Parsons, Kan. Parsons housed the last lab on earth to process Kodachrome.
See his post “The End of an Era – 1935 to 2010” here.

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