More Kodak Moments of Closure: Kodak Gallery, Ektachrome
The Death of Kodak announcements, they keep rolling in. No sooner do I post about America’s Storyteller, Kodak, shedding parts of their photo businesses, and they announce a couple more endings. Kodak Gallery to be sold to Shutterfly, and Ektrachrome will go the way of Kodachrome: Away. Dead. Finis.
Kodak Gallery: In which I say something and am immediately proven wrong
I had this IM conversation last week. A friend read the previous entry and said
Friend: “I didn’t realize Kodak was going out of business. That’s unbelievable.”
Susan: “I don’t think kodakgallery is on the chopping block…”
I said that because I’d read from the ending-of-digital-camera announcement that Kodak would be concentrating on their printing business. After all Kodak Gallery is a printing business, right? Upload photos, and get them printed. Alas, no. It looks as though Kodak will sell its Kodak Gallery site to Shutterfly. (The “printing business” is digital printers and inks) It’s a good thing I didn’t go in and update the post with my little theory about Kodak Gallery, because in a matter of day, I’d have to alter that again.
You too, Ektrachrome?
Here’s the documentary (Sound comes in after a bit):
Will you miss Kodak products?