« Don't bring the camera bag...! * | Main | Voigtlander 50mm 1.1 - ITS HERE...! »

June 03, 2009

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Chris

Hi

well, I feel rather the same (and I scan quite a few negatives) ... but to do as you ask, you (probably) shoot digital because it saves you time in the end. If you're in business then time is money so it saves you money. Probably the client is more concerned with the money than the product and thus you shoot digital.

I've stayed with neg (mainly 120 for 6x12 and 4x5 for ... well 4x5) simply because of the ability to capture in a high scene brightness environment (like your example above).

It is a tennis match however with each having a point or two in its favor. I discussed the same topic on my blog here

http://cjeastwd.blogspot.com/2010/03/advantage-digital.html

should you be interested.


:-)

Bo Lorentzen

John, thank you for the feed back, totally agree with you about the Olympus DSLR, I have a E3 (and a E1) for that reason, I follow your suggestion to exactly for commercial work. The post was kind of a rhetorical question as I was so pleased with how my old chromes did come out when scanned.

Bo

John Ellis

Try Olympus DSLRs for skin tones and work on your RAW development until you can match film. Dynamic range may not be as good as film but you learn to live within the constraint.

André

Great Blog, Bo! I share your sentiment about acetate film vs. digital as I too have a love of film that no digital camera is going to be able to diminish despite all of the conveniences.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)