Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/15

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Film Processing
From: dlridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Sat Dec 15 12:18:45 2007
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On Dec 15, 2007 4:12 PM, EPL <> wrote:
> It's not just the "colour film" result I want, so C-41 never did it for me.
> With a slide, I get a true colour first generation positive that I can view
> with almost no technology -- a daylight lit window (and a loupe) suffices.

Photography ceases to be a communicative art, true? How many people
can crowd around that loupe?

> Viewing a digital image requires sophisticated technology with a power
> supply. The image is merely a signal, a set of instructions to a particular
> machine, not an actual artefact in miniature.

Different strokes for different folks. The digital addition to mass
communication is invaluable, for my part.

I love to share my photographs. Digital simply can't be beat, b/w
Tri-X or JPEGS.


In reply to: Message from manolito at (EPL) ([Leica] Re: Film Processing)