Thursday, June 14, 2012
Digital is just a passing fad
Here is one from my sheet film days. I do believe this was a 4X5 on Tri-X shot at 200 iso. Then a quick development in HC110 (Dil B) for 1 minute 45 seconds. A hot mix where you must work with complete accuracy and haste. When done right it produces some of the finest black and white images available. Far better than any digital, I don't care what the digital people say about being better than film. Not even with their 20 thousand dollar backs.
Of course on a computer monitor it makes no difference. Not until you stand next to a 36 inch print do you see the flaws of digital work.
And to save your typing fingers, please do write and tell me how great digital is these days and how it is better than film. You would be talking to a deaf ear and can't convince me. I have had too many art shows where digital images stood next to film images and there is a world of difference between the two, and digital always looses.