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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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