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Old 01-06-2012, 08:31 AM
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http://cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com/2012/...ntury-america/

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Those photos are incredible!

If digital can replicate those sorts of photos, i want to know!

I read that kodak may face bankrupcity, could be the end of film as we know it, perhaps they should have kept kodachrome alive?
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Those photos are incredible!

If digital can replicate those sorts of photos, i want to know!

I read that kodak may face bankrupcity, could be the end of film as we know it, perhaps they should have kept kodachrome alive?
I don't think so. Some wag did a few calculations, and with the over capacity of the one remaining coating machine Kodak has now the they could coat more Kodachrome in half a day than they could sell before it expired. But it would take months to get ready to make the run. So there's not enough margin in the product.

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If digital can replicate those sorts of photos, i want to know!

I read that kodak may face bankrupcity, could be the end of film as we know it, perhaps they should have kept kodachrome alive?
Ahem! If Kodachrome 64 (the last Kodachrome made) could have replicated the look of Kodachrome from the 50s, that what I want to know!

Kodachrome from the 50s had a quite different look than the "last" Kodachrome (ie, the K-14 Kodachrome) that was available. Yet I don't remember a ton of complaints back when K-14 Kodachrome was available that it didn't look exactly like Kodachrome of the 50s.

Now that no Kodachrome is available, restoring K-14 Kodachrome wouldn't make the look of Kodachrome of the 50s come back! So where's the logic in this complaint? I don't understand. The only Kodachrome that Kodak could have continued to make in 2011 and on was K-14 Kodachrome, not Kodachrome of the 50s.

Kodachrome wasn't a film. It was type of film and a type of process. There were many different (and different looking) films that went under the umbrella name of "Kodachrome" over its 7 decades. They shared a technology much more than they shared a look.

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