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2014-03-26 23:02:47

George Eastman House will host its second Light & Motion Gala in New York City on Monday, May 5. The event, which highlights the museum’s work in photograph and film preservation and restoration, will pay tribute to the accomplishments of emerging and established artists in the fields of motion pictures and photography. Rochester, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 George Eastman House will host its second Light & Motion Gala in New York City on Monday, May 5. The event, which...

Kodak To Auction Patent Portfolio
2012-06-14 13:18:52

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com Eastman Kodak, once the king of photography, filed a motion this week to auction off more than 1,100 patents from its expansive portfolio. It will be accepting sealed bids during the next month, with plans to announce a winner by August, 13, the company said in a statement. Eastman Kodak, which now specializes in printing equipment, said that 20 parties have expressed interest. However, it is only the winner who will be published in order to ensure...

2010-09-14 08:56:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: AN ADVANCE IN PHOTOGRAPHY Profile America -- Tuesday, September 14th. Being able to take photographs easily came within the grasp of the average American this month in 1888 -- when George Eastman patented the first...

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....

Latest George Eastman Reference Libraries

2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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