Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Digital vs. Film
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 07 May 1998 18:13:03 -0500

At 10:26 AM 5/7/98 -0700, you wrote:

>You have to start with film. And it'll be that way for a long time.

That is the ideal. Film and digital imaging both being used for their
greatest strengths.

>IMHO, there's nothing nicer than looking at a print from your B&W negs,
>coming up in the developer tray, or looking at your transparencies with a
>6x loupe. Then making Cibachrome (Ilfochrome to the uninformed) prints from
>selected transparencies. It's tough to beat the looks of a good Ilfochrome
>Classic print.

Amen. I can't wait to own a house so I can build a dark room. Hope there
are some V35s around then.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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