Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/12/08

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT: The endless nonsense about film vs. digital (long rant)
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 14:23:53 -0500

Hi Phong,

> 1. The article is quite old (from 1998 ?) and the information
> on the state of the art and prices is outdated.  Nonetheless,
> I agree with the order film, scanned film, digital.

From my experience, this isn't even right.  I get sharper, more detailed,
prints from scanning film and printing on my inkjet printer with Piezo inks,
than I got from chemical prints...and yes, I used very high end glass
(Schneider) and printed from Hasselblad negatives.  At least this is true
for me for B&W.  I don't really do any color.


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