Ou sont les verts de l’été?

Well, that’s the end of an era.

Kodak have just produced their last batch of Kodachrome 35mm film and it looks as if it’ll all be gone by the end of the year.

If you have some and you want it processing then the only film lab capable of doing it – in Kansas US – will be offering the service until the end of next year – 2010.

I started photography as a hobby in about 1964 and got to the stage where I was developing and enlarging my own colour shots.

Now, of course, it’s mostly digital and although it’s convenient and quick, I don’t think anything can beat the thrill of seeing an image emerge in the developing tray.

The YouTube video below was inevitable as soon as I decided to post this: