Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/28[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
They had it right the first time. There is no need to change and no way to improve. At 04:55 PM 6/28/2001 +0200, you wrote: >Johnny Deadman writes: > > > film emulsions have improved to an astonishing degree > >And what else? It's still shutter, lens, and aperture. > >My father used to develop and print his own black and white when I was in >diapers. When I finally got around to doing this myself, several decades >later, >we were both pleased and surprised to discover that everything still >worked the >same way: Same Tri-X (more or less), same little yellow cans of D-76, >same film >cans, same agitation, as if he had only been doing it all yesterday. It's >quite >a refreshing change compared to some other domains, in which everything you >learn is obsolete before you finish the class, and change becomes an end in >itself, instead of the means to a more productive objective.