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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Some Of The First Color Movies On Kodachrome

Last weeks I had this great piece on shooting the last roll of Kodachrome made. Today one of the first in 1922 ! Its a camera test with a couple of models doing bits for the camera. Given how much they tended to use hard light back then, the lighting in this is soft. Perhaps they did this because of the films more limited contrast range to avoid have pure black shadows. Either way its a fun look to see where things started. Also of note is this flicker in some shots most likely caused by hand cranking the camera and causing exposure variation. I would of figured to shoot this they would of had one of the early motor driven cameras. Enjoy.