Digitizing film-based pictures
Not only digital ....
Since I use both digital- and filmbased camerasystems, I have no plans for ending my filmbased photography. Using film (i.e. the 120-format ) gives me a feeling of REALLY doing photography. One of the reasons for this feeling, is that once you have made a film-based exposure, the picture is taken - and that's it ...! So, it puts an extra "load" on your skills.
I feel that I have to be more aware of how I want to compose / expose the picture, before I trigg the release-button. And - I don't get the possibilyty to see the picture, before the film
is developed. Fortunately , there are a lot of photographers who stick to that way of picture-taking
When they have got their films back (ready developed - of course) , then it is time for SCANNING or DIGITIZING their films. Also i n this phase, it is important to do a good job.
YES - it is - of course much easier to shoot with your digital camera. Don't misunderstand me.
Of course - I love my Nikon D700 - also. It is a very fine tool to take pictures with.
In my little world, the two technologies (film versus digital) finally get their common "meeting-place" in PhotoShop Elements.
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