Quote Originally Posted by ronlamarsh View Post
The primary reason I got into 5X7 is contact printing, both silver and alt-process.
...therefore...you plan on shooting as much as you do with 35?

Shoot 1/18 as much as you do with 35mm, and your cost will be the same as 35mm.

Shoot as much as you do with 35, and your cost will be 18x higher than 35mm.

Find a middle ground if you want.