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2010-12-02 17:36:00

Exhibition Transforms Ordinary Moments into Indelible Images NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- William Eggleston: Anointing the Overlooked, an exhibition bringing together recent works and iconic photographs by one of today's most renowned photographers, William Eggleston, opens in the Upper Level Gallery of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts Jan. 21, 2011, and remains on view through May 1, 2011. The exhibition, originated by the Frist Center for the Visual...

2009-11-05 13:27:40

The conservation and restoration of photographs is a topic that, in general, has not been very much researched. For example, in the case of colored or illuminated photographs, there does not currently exist an appropriate methodology, given that it there is not sufficient information about their material characteristics and structure. All this makes it difficult to research techniques of conservation and restoration. Researcher at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Ms Enara...

2009-09-30 11:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaroid® announces a Polaroid PoGo(TM) Instant Mobile Printer in pink to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month beginning October 1st. A donation of $10 from each printer sold on Polaroid.com will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). The 2009 Picture a World Without Breast Cancer campaign marks the third year Polaroid has partnered with BCRF to create awareness for the important cause. To date...

2009-06-22 15:06:30

Eastman Kodak Co. said it would end production of Kodachrome color film 74 years after introducing it to U.S. consumers. The company called the product, first sold in 1935, a photography icon. Sales, however, have declined dramatically due to newer films and the popularity of digital cameras that require no film at all. It was certainly a difficult decision to retire it, given its rich history, said Mary Jane Hellyar, president of Kodak's Film, Photofinishing and Entertainment Group....

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2009-06-22 14:50:00

Kodak is soon going to stop the production of Kodachrome, a film famous for its iconic color photographs, due to the overwhelming competition from digital cameras. Kodachrome color film will be retired this year, Eastman Kodak Co said, ending its 74-year run. "The majority of today's photographers have voiced their preference to capture images with newer technology -- both film and digital," said Mary Jane Hellyar, president of Kodak`s Film, Photofinishing and Entertainment Group. Kodak said...

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2008-09-22 07:25:00

Avid Kodachrome fans are worried the elaborately crafted photographic film, extolled for its sharpness, vivid colors and archival durability will disappear. "Part of me feels like, boy, if only I'd been born 20 years earlier," says Alex Webb, 56-year-old photographer, whose work has appeared in National Geographic magazine. "I wish they would keep making it forever. I still have a lot of pictures to take in my life." Currently, only one commercial lab in the world, Dwayne's Photo in Parsons,...


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