“Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away”   1 comment

A post from nine years ago this month. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Kodachromes DemisePhoto: Declining consumer demand dooms Kodachrome. Credit: Associated Press

Mama didn’t take it away, but Kodak has.

In Pail Simon’s song, Kodachrome, he sings of taking beautiful color photos using Kodachrome film in his Nikon camera and begging, “Mam don’t take my Kodachrom away.”

Kodachrome
They give us those nice bright colors
They give us the greens of summers
Makes you think all the world’s a sunny day, Oh yeah
I got a Nikon camera
I love to take a photograph
So mama don’t take my Kodachrome away

Like so many people who love cameras and photography, today’s decision by Kodak to stop making Kodachrome brings to an end a slow death of one, if not the best film ever made. Kodak has been outsourcing the processing for years now.  Sharbat_Gula_on_National_Geographic_coverIf you are not a photography and never heard of Kodachrome, except in the song, then you probably have seen…

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Posted June 6, 2019 by kenneturner in Information

One response to ““Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away”

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  1. kenne, did you used to develop your own film?

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