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The Daily Edit – Kodachrome: the lab, the article, the movie

By April 17, 2019 April 18th, 2019 Current News

Screenshot of Kodachrome logoCross-posted from aPhotoEditor
[by Heidi Volpe]

For 75 years Dwyane’s photo lab in Parsons, Kansas had been processing Kodachrome film. Its closing in 2010 inspired many photographers to make the trek to the lab back then, and more recently, a Netflix documentary called Kodachrome.  The New York Times published an article in 2010 about the lab’s closing and it sparked the idea for the film. The last roll of Kodachrome 64 was handed to none other than Steve McCurry, a long time fan of the film, and you can read about his process along with the 36 images he shot here.

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