[rollei_list] Re: age old digital vs film debate...again...was RE: OT Ancient Computers

  • From: FRANK DERNIE <frank.dernie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 07:18:49 +0000 (GMT)

I've been on the LUG for 10 years or so!
Special printer software is uneccesary for me.
I haven't done any B&W photography since I could afford colour! If I did I may 
use film more.
Frank


--- On Wed, 14/1/09, Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [rollei_list] Re: age old digital vs film  debate...again...was RE: 
> OT Ancient Computers
> To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 5:31 PM
> At 12:20 PM 1/14/2009, Frank Dernie wrote:
> >There is no need to upgrade. I have been using the same
> camera for
> >years. Personally I had a computer already, incremental
> cost zero. The
> >only thing I bought was a photo quality printer. Less
> than top quality
> >enlarger and lenses. Consumables have been less than
> ciba paper and
> >chemicals. Frank
> 
> Frank, come over to the Leica Users' Group and sing
> that song there.  You will be upbraided most outrageously
> for being a piker!  The special inks alone cost mega-bucks,
> not to mention the special printer software.
> 
> I use an Epson Stylus Photo R200 printer and Ilford paper
> when I print a digital image, but that is as far as I'll
> go.  My old HP was a lot kinder on the cost of ink!  (The
> ink for the Epson printer dries out every three months or
> so, and all six cartridges cost around $90 at Staples or
> Office Max.  I have a 1962 bottle of Rodinal developer which
> still works just great, and I mix C41 chemistry from scratch
> at a cost of peanuts.)
> 
> Marc
> 
> 
> msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cha robh bàs fir gun ghràs fir!
> 
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