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Kodachrome memories
fantastical sun through the trees - Central Park Fantasy - 1966 - Shot with custom-made lens that had extreme curvature of field. - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Central Park Fantasy - 1966 - Shot with custom-made lens that had extreme curvature of field.
With the switch to digital, and with its limited appeal except for professional photographers, Kodak has announced the end of Kodachrome. It was a special process, originally processed only by Kodak. But it yielded outstanding color transparencies with bright colors and high sharpness.

So I'm commemorating the event by showing off some of my Kodachromes, going back fifty years. In that span, I've lost a fair number of them, to things like moves, a two year absence while in the army, and a fire in our house.

Some technical notes. The shots from before 1961 are shot on original Kodachrome, which had a speed of 12 ASA. The later ones are shot on Kodachrome II, which had the blazing speed of 25 ASA. They were made with various Canon cameras and lenses, both rangefinder and SLR. Lenses varied from 19mm to 100mm for most of these pictures. Some of the lenses were custom-made. The macro photos were for an article for Modern Photography, on a new method for shooting macros. They were made with 8mm movie camera lenses, mounted backwards on a Canon bellows, attached to a Canon SLR.
sunset with Tokyo tower - Tokyo 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Tokyo 1965
 - Studio shot - 1962 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Studio shot - 1962
 - DMZ, Korea - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
DMZ, Korea - 1964
 - Contrail around the sun - San Francisco - 1960 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Contrail around the sun - San Francisco - 1960
 - Children in Unchon ni, Korea - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Children in Unchon ni, Korea - 1964
 - Goldfish, Tokyo - 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Goldfish, Tokyo - 1965
 - Statue of Liberty - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Statue of Liberty - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962
 - My friend, Sung Kil Ho, in a Korean teahouse - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
My friend, Sung Kil Ho, in a Korean teahouse - 1964
 - Mixed-blood orphanage - Seoul, Korea, 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Mixed-blood orphanage - Seoul, Korea, 1965
stairs leading up to bell tower - Kamakura, Japan - 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Kamakura, Japan - 1965
sunset - Mount Wilson, California - 1959 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Mount Wilson, California - 1959
 - Daibutsu Buddha at Kamakura - 19mm lens - 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Daibutsu Buddha at Kamakura - 19mm lens - 1965
sunset behind Staten island - Fantasy sunset, New York City - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Fantasy sunset, New York City - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962
waves breaking over rock, with seagulls - Storm on the California coast - 1960 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Storm on the California coast - 1960
Korean farmer walking into the sunset - Korean sunset - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Korean sunset - 1964
rainbow of light through broken glass - Fractured glass macro photo - 1966 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Fractured glass macro photo - 1966
sunset behind mount Fujiyama - Mount Fujiyama, Japan,  from the air - 1966 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Mount Fujiyama, Japan, from the air - 1966
m113 personnel carriers against Korean mountains - Armored personnel carriers, Korea, some post processing - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Armored personnel carriers, Korea, some post processing - 1964
commuters in Tokyo Japan running across the street - Tokyo street scene - 1965 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Tokyo street scene - 1965
 - Children in Unchon ni, Korea - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Children in Unchon ni, Korea - 1964
early integrated circuit - Macro photo of an integrated circuit - 1966 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Macro photo of an integrated circuit - 1966
moonlit winter scene in Korea - Night falls on Uijongbu, Korea -1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Night falls on Uijongbu, Korea -1964
Staten island ferry - Ghost ferry, New York City - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Ghost ferry, New York City - Custom-made 200mm diffusion lens - 1962
 - Macro photo of an interesting bug - 1966 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
Macro photo of an interesting bug - 1966
 - 121 Evac Hospital in winter, Uijongbu, Korea - 1964 - Kodachrome - Tony Karp, design, art, photography, techno-impressionist, techno-impressionism, aerial photography , drone , drones , dji , mavic pro , video , 3D printing - Books -
121 Evac Hospital in winter, Uijongbu, Korea - 1964
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