Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Work of Gordon Parks Gordon Parks was a true modern renaissance man with achievements in many fields. Among his many accomplishments, he was a groundbreaking photographer who's images had a deep impact on our culture.
Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 -- August 3, 2004) was a French
photographer considered to be the father of photojournalism. He was an
early adopter of 35 mm format, and the master of candid photography. He
helped develop the street photography or life reportage style that was
coined The Decisive Moment that has influenced generations of
photographers who followed.
The End of an Era: Steve McCurry and the Final Roll of Kodachrome Film
National Geographic: The Last Roll of Kodachrome
In 2009, when Kodak announced that production of Kodachrome film would be coming to an end, legendary photographer Steve McCurry saw an opportunity, and asked if the company would give him the final roll. Given his reputation and the many famed photographs he’s taken on Kodachrome, it’s no surprise Kodak said yes.
As a tribute to this final roll, a crew from National Geographic decided to follow McCurry and document the momentous last 36 frames that would ever be shot on that film — the video above is the result.