[rollei_list] Re: Darkrooms are doomed?

  • From: RALaubach@xxxxxxx
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 10:17:14 EDT

In a message dated 9/26/06 10:11:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
dnygr@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

> That's good news about the darkroom Renaissance.
> Doug

We have many young people coming in to our store for darkroom stuff.  Not 
just the usual high school students getting paper and film, but young people 
teens through thirties who tell us that while Adobe PhotoShop is great, it's 
another program where you sit at your puter and click -- they love the 
hands-on craft and art of darkroom.  Some of the hardcore darkroom renaissance 
are the "Goth" types who are so hardcore they reject computers!!  Warms the 
heart!  I think the comparisons to ham radio are excellent.   We too can 
photography through all technologies and approaches, old and new.  

Bob Laubach
Manassas VA

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