Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] yesterday's technolgy at retired dentists prices!
From: David Degner <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 11:44:07 -0400
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They had it right the first time. There is no need to change and no way to 

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 
>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 
>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learn is obsolete before you finish the class, and change becomes an end in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.

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