Monday, December 27, 2010

New York Blizzard - My last day shooting Kodachrome

Jumping for joy in Times Square Snowpocalypse - New York Blizzard Snowstorm Blargfest
New York City - Blizzard, December 27, 2010
Image by Dan Nguyen, NYC
Dan's Flickr Photostream - http://www.flickr.com/photos/zokuga/
Dan's website - http://danwin.com/


Blog by Michael Raso
Film Photography Podcast

I love New York City during the holidays and felt it would be special to shoot my last rolls of Kodachrome film there.

Kodachrome - My Last Day
Rockefeller Center NYC / Shot with my Nokia cell phone

Kodachrome 64

Kodak's 75 year old film was retired in 2009 and the only remaining facility that can process this special film is running it's last bath of Kodachrome K-14 processing this Thursday, December 30th.

A blizzard brought 20 inches of snow to New York City, making the streets a winter wonderland.

Couple in Times Square - New York Blizzard Snowstorm Blargfest
New York City - Blizzard, December 27, 2010
Image by Dan Nguyen, NYC
Dan's Flickr Photostream - http://www.flickr.com/photos/zokuga/
Dan's website - http://danwin.com/


What's in my bag?


Last day shooting Kodachrome
That's me - the look of freezing - shot on my Nokia cell phone
December 27, 2010

I packed light. In hand, my Canon AE-1 Program camera with my Canon FD 20 - 35mm f3.5 L lens. Stuffed in my pocket, my Holga 135bc camera, complete with Wide Angle Lens Adapter. Kodachrome 64 loaded in my Canon, my last two rolls of Kodachrome 200 reserved for my Holga.

Bitter sweet and Bitter cold - A wonderful photo outing in-progress.

I'd love to hear about your last day shooting Kodachrome. E-mail me at FilmPhotographyPodcast@gmail.com

Please visit Dan Nguyen's site and Flickr Photostream:
Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/zokuga/
Website - http://danwin.com/

I host The Film Photography Podcast
Launched in October of 2009, the Film Photography Podcast is a 90 minute, bi-weekly Internet radio program, exploring a wide range of topics relevant to the experienced and aspiring photographer using film as a medium. Hosts Michael Raso and Duane Polcou enthusiastically dissect and debate the pros-and-cons of film formats, do-it-yourself techniques, digital technologies, and vintage and contemporary cameras and accessories in a thorough, informative and casual manner. Regular features include Camera tests and reviews, “book of the month”, interviews, a listener-generated Q&A, and film-related giveaways.

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1 comment:

  1. Very interested to see what the Holga gives you with K200.

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