Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/07

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From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Tue Sep 7 13:37:47 2004

On 9/7/04 9:12 AM, "Dan Post" <> typed:

> Mark-
> I would suspect that they are used in astronomy where the plates need to be
> cooled for long exposures to obviate the so called reciprocity failure. The
> glass plates are more dimensionally stable under those extremes. I think
> some scientific applications like spectrographic recording may be better
> with glass plates, so there is still a considerable demand somewhere.
> And since you mention Adox they and others like FOMA are likely to 
> be
> supplying film for some time.
> So- don't sell the old Olympus Pen-f or your other vintage cameras! I think
> you and film will be with us for a while! :o)
> Dan

Yes I've been awaiting a digital body for my Olympus Ft!

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

In reply to: Message from dpost at (Dan Post) ([Leica] INCORRECTLY R.I.P. ILFORD)