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Not a big shocker, but Kodak will stop production of black and white paper in 2006. While this may be a blow to college students taking pictures of bicycles in puddles, I'm really wondering how many folks develop onto B&W anymore. Digital is the wave of the future. People will bemoan the loss of "that special B&W feel," but I'm not sure how much of that is real and how much is just convention.

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Kodak said sales dropped 25% in each of the past few years, meaning that they're probably just selling to Anne Geddes at this point.

Kodak Announces End Of Black And White Paper Production. [PDN]