The Last Photo Lab to Develop Kodachrome

Kodak's decision to stop producing Kodachrome film in 2009 left a hole in people's nostalgia-seeking hearts. This documentary short by Xander Robin takes us into Dwayne's Photo, the last remaining lab to develop the coveted film. It really shows how cumbersome and complex the process of developing film is/was, and… » 2/08/12 7:40pm 2/08/12 7:40pm

Movie About Kodachrome is Still Going Ahead, Only at 20th Century Fox…

DreamWorks was the studio first interested in the script about the dead Kodachrome film, but as it turns out, the director of the movie has a contract with Fox that means they must get a first look at any scripts he takes on. Apparently they did have a peek and initially passed, so that's why he went to DreamWorks,… » 5/02/11 3:45am 5/02/11 3:45am

DreamWorks is Making a Movie About the Dead Kodachrome Film

Fo' real. You'd think making a movie about Julian Assange would keep them busy for a while, but I wouldn't be surprised if they shelved that after the intense intimidation the movie execs would've felt watching him shake his ass-ange in an Icelandic nightclub. » 4/06/11 8:00am 4/06/11 8:00am

Train Enthusiast Pays $15,798 to Develop 1,580 Rolls of Dead Kodachrome…

The world's last photo-lab using the rare chemicals Kodak's Kodachrome film requires for developing ran out in December—but not before Jim DeNike rushed over 1,580 rolls of film he had lying around. Guess what they were of? » 1/06/11 6:00am 1/06/11 6:00am

The Last Roll of Kodachrome Film Ever Will Be Developed Today

Even if you don't give two f-stops about analog photography, it's always good to respect our elders. So today, we pour one out for Kodak's legendarily beautiful Kodachrome film, which after today, in Parsons, Kansas, will never be processed again. » 12/30/10 7:20pm 12/30/10 7:20pm

Watch This Color Movie, From Before Movies Were In Color

More than a decade before The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind gave color motion pictures wide notoriety, Kodak was conducting Kodachrome tests. The result: a series vibrant, full color moving portraits bursting out of 1922. » 8/25/10 12:40pm 8/25/10 12:40pm

The Very Last Roll of Kodachrome Film Ever Made Was Used to Capture NYC

The very last roll of kodachrome film produced by Eastman Kodak was processed recently. It was used by freelance photographer Steve McCurry to take photos of New York City. Steve specifically requested to be the person to use this final roll as he has used the product throughout the years; » 7/20/10 5:35pm 7/20/10 5:35pm

Old Film Slides Give Your Windows a Stained Glass Effect

I keep staring at this window covering made of Kodachrome film slides and thinking of stained glass windows in churches. It's so gorgeous and you could easily make a curtain like it yourself. » 2/15/10 5:40pm 2/15/10 5:40pm

Kodak Discontinues Kodachrome Film Amidst Barrage of Terrible Paul…

We get it, Associated Press, Paul Simon wrote a popular song with the word "Kodachrome" in it. But that's only a tiny—if annoying catchy—part of the film's tremendous legacy, which stretches back to 1935. » 6/22/09 12:40pm 6/22/09 12:40pm