Re: No strong to survive....

From: Gregory Blank ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/26/04-11:10:50 AM Z
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50 sheets 8x10 Color has been about 400 for at least the last two
years. About twelve dollars per exposure (includes processing)

On Sep 26, 2004, at 12:21 PM, John Cremati wrote:

> We now see the mass exodus from film ........ The
> professional
> has gone digital ( just to stay in business) who at one time used a
> serious amount of film each week. The armature has gone digital ,
> who once
> upon a time used maybe a couple of rolls a month......... .
> This
> leaves the hard riding , strait shooting, die hard fine art
> photographer,
> who keeps on shooting till the sun goes down. " Give me film or give
> me
> death" says he .! ..............It is he that is concerned about the
> archival properties and the quality of film... The average Joe
> though
> could give a rats ass.. Most do not even know what archival
> means........
> Hopefully there will be a small efficient manufacturer to
> supply us
> with film, but even the fine art photographers are getting more and
> more
> into the digital negatives and printing......... Also Everyone is
> now a
> photographer and is putting the narrowing pro's market in even
> more
> serious trouble. Quality suffers but they the armature can now do
> it............
> Film is very expensive now.... I recently bought a box of 50
> sheets
> of 8x10 Ektachrome that cost over $400 !!!!! OUCHHHHHHHHHHHH
> did
> that ever hurt!!!! ......How much was that digital camera in
> the
> window?
> Love and Kisses,
> John Cremati.
Received on Sun Sep 26 11:09:58 2004

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