Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/12

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Subject: Re: Re:[Leica] The Joy of BD's Darkroom --- DG darkroom
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Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 11:38:45 +0100
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But what happens if you take the image on Leica M, archivally proof it to
hard copy, save it on a cdrom? I'm not saying don't do wet photography - I
love it, but there is a place for high end digital printing, just as there
is a place for LF photography, alternate printing techniques etc There are
loads of luggers who digitally print and get great results - BD, John
Brownlow, Tina, Doug, the list goes on. But you are right in saying that the
processes of digital printing would not enthrall your daughter inthe same

> To me there's nothing like a hard copy and IMO silver halide is the way to
> archival(ity). One day, an E-bomb might just pop in your vicinity and
> that's sayonara to all your digital images, palmtop info and circuitry in
> your N**** and C**** masterpieces. My Leica-M will still go on strong
> clicking away.
> Dan K.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>      When the going gets too easy, one may be going downhill.
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