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Offline Hankosaurus

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Seven Reasons
« on: August 08, 2019, 09:34:31 AM »
Hi Gang.

Can you imagine any reason to give your digital slr a rest and shoot some film again?  Check out this article.

There is just something special about the simple, straightforward manner of the classic, all manual film camera shooting experience.  I've gotten used to the dSLR experience, but much was lost in the transition from the days of the Metal, Mechanical, Manual film camera.

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Re: Seven Reasons
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2019, 01:57:14 AM »
Henry, I was thinking about this post for a few days. Though I don't have a film camera at the moment, I could list out 5 reasons for giving my DSLR a rest:

1) With film and film cameras, one wouldn't normally bother about image stabilization and all.
2) One wouldn't have to bother much about the white balance.
3) one doesn't get to see the image immediately and there is no undo/delete option available. But the print/scan emerging after processing gives a lot of pleasant surprises.
4) The grainy images produced under certain lighting conditions give beautiful dated and nostalgic outputs. Trying to generate similar images with digital processing often look artificial.
5) In film cameras, one often moves around with a single lens, which challenges one's creativity. But the results are often more than satisfying.

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