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Old 10th January 2017
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Re: Kodak Ektachrome 100 Revival

Originally Posted by Naughty Nigel View Post
I only use 35 mm film for the pleasure of it, (and then only B&W), as digital is superior to colour film in almost every way, is cheaper and more convenient.

However film is still superior to digital in medium and large formats, (I am thinking 6 x 7 upwards), and is still used by professionals for demanding clients. Only this week I was talking to a pro (via FB) about a commission he has from one of the big cosmetics companies, who expect 6 x 7 transparencies.
I've heard it said the other way, colour film being superior to digital, but I have no personal experience.
Regarding B&W, the ability to expose for the shadows and to let the highlights take care of themselves is quite a benefit I believe.

For street photography when someone asks to see what you've just taken, I can see a benefit by being able to say sorry mate, film. Give them a business card and move on.

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