mamallama

mamallama

Lives in United States Silicon Valley, CA, United States
Works as a Iconoclast
Joined on Apr 6, 2004
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Enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend

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  • Leica tried with several bright line finders with various solid-dashed and tinted markings but they were all only approximate at best.
  • A lot of truth in that motto. Personal and family images of the last century were mostly recorded on Kodak products.
  • Rangefinders suffered from several viewfinder deficiencies: 1) parallax error,2) view obstruction using large lens and 3) unable to follow the view of a zoom lens. SLRs were invented to solve ...
  • It’s getting there. Photography has moved on from having to worry about the real definition of exposure and aperture.
  • Replied in Why?
    Experimenting is the operative word And I don’t think they are experimenting to develop new film technology but to experience old film technology.
  • Replied in Film is dead
    I still have my classic film cameras in a prominent display case. They don’t take up much space. But I totally got rid of my darkroom and use the space for more current and productive things. I ...
  • Replied in Film is dead
    Your concept of well and mine are different. Growing from near zero is not a large growth. DSLRs are not well either.
  • Replied in Film is dead
    For sure the truth is that film is alive. Not so sure it is well.
  • Replied in Film is dead
    And a whole lot more.
  • I don’t see a question, usually denoted with a question mark. I commented on your confusing statement that implies smartphone cameras are not digital cameras.
  • Replied in Film is dead
    As I said, film is dead for all PRACTICAL Purposes.
  • Replied in Film is dead
    Yes it is for all practical purposes. It is only kept alive and only barely compared to photography in general by those who want to tinker with past technology.
  • Smartphone cameras are digital cameras also. DPR: The DP stands for digital photography which includes smartphone cameras.
  • Maybe they don’t have a DVD drive and want to finished edit file on a flash drive which only need a USB port with is more common. You can send it electronically as well as I suggested. A large ...
  • Digital copies of files? I think they mean just a copy on a flash drive or an email attachment or a file left on Dropbox to pick up.
  • Luggage repair shop. Usually the are the same ones that repair shoes.
  • For most people who take pictures.
  • Apparently, it has since the majority of pictures taken today is with smartphones that use computational photography.
  • Was your film also Kodak Porta 400?
  • The answer is yes if you want the prints to be archival. What did you have in mind?
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