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Re: The beauty of grain

Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
But I'd bet that if the images had been 'perfect' in the first place, you wouldn't say 'I wish that the images were knackered and grainy, because it would add to the story!'

My memories of film days are that grain was an evil that needed to be struggled against by the manufactures of the film and developers, as well as the users.

True, Jim, but we would lose the interesting back story. I agree that Arbus' images would be better if technically improved, but Moriyama's would mostly be pretty dull if they were!

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