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View Poll Results: How many rolls would you shoot?

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  • <5 rolls/year

    34 59.65%
  • 6-20rolls/year

    15 26.32%
  • 21-50 rolls/year

    4 7.02%
  • 51-100 rolls/year

    3 5.26%
  • 100-250 rolls/year

    1 1.75%
  • 250-500 rolls/year

    0 0%
  • 500+ rolls/year

    0 0%
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    Quote Originally Posted by PKM-25 View Post
    At $100 a roll, I would budget for 10 a year, $50 a roll, 20, etc. basically an annual budget of $1,000 unless a special project dictated a need for more. I hardly shoot color anymore but do have some 4x5 Velvia that I intend on getting some Ilfochromes made from in the next year...
    Stop being awesome, it's not fair to the rest of us

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianShaw View Post
    No, considering what we are talking about five is as worthless a "commitment" as is zero.

    ...and recall your 3rd grade arithmetic, sonny.
    Huh? I don't follow you.

    0 is worthless
    5 is worth 5...

    I don't know what you learned in 3rd grade but I was already past addition and onto long and short division at that point...

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    Stone... anything below about 51-100 per year (pure guess on my part) is "spit in the ocean". That is the point I am hoping you can follow. Re: 3rd grade, I didn't go to 3rd... I skipped it and went straight to 5th.

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    I'd probably not use it. Slides are OK but I like prints better. Is it even possible to print it without Cibachrome being available?

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    Quote Originally Posted by StoneNYC View Post
    snip...

    Then again you don't really seem to be worried about money much... snip
    I'm not sure if it's a matter of worrying about money, StoneNYC, as it is a matter of wanting to grasp the moment and celebrate being alive and all the beauty that surrounds us! Is there a better vehicle for doing so than pursuing one of the "arts"? As I have mentioned in other posts, I have an almost pathological fear of missing "things" to the point that at least one (and often two) of my Nikons are always loaded and nearby; indeed I never leave the house without a camera (Jay Maisel's advice). A future with Velvia/Provia? I am more concerned to use the Ektachrome I have in stock, before committing to purchasing more E6; given the shrinkage of Fuji's offerings in the recent past, I wonder about the availability of processing in the future...
    Some Nikons (F6, F5, F3P, F3HP, F2ASx4, F2A, F2 and a D800), with Ai/Ais Nikkors ranging from 15mm to 600mm; Leicas (M6X2), with Leitz glass from 28 to 90mm and a pair of Hasselblads (500c/ms), with Zeiss glass from 50 to 250mm. A bit of stuff for a no-longer practicing professional, but justifiable for a now-converted hobbyist who absolutely loves taking/making pictures.

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    zero....not even if it were priced on par with E6.

    I love color prints. However, after nearly four decades of using whatever C-41 was on sale and enjoying high quality, fast, local processing at reasonable prices, I've pretty much given up on color photography - both print and chrome. Processing has become an expensive crap shoot. The few labs that are left take a week minimum and often as not produce shitty results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianShaw View Post
    Stone... anything below about 51-100 per year (pure guess on my part) is "spit in the ocean". That is the point I am hoping you can follow. Re: 3rd grade, I didn't go to 3rd... I skipped it and went straight to 5th.
    Pennies add up you know...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BradleyK View Post
    I'm not sure if it's a matter of worrying about money, StoneNYC, as it is a matter of wanting to grasp the moment and celebrate being alive and all the beauty that surrounds us! Is there a better vehicle for doing so than pursuing one of the "arts"? As I have mentioned in other posts, I have an almost pathological fear of missing "things" to the point that at least one (and often two) of my Nikons are always loaded and nearby; indeed I never leave the house without a camera (Jay Maisel's advice). A future with Velvia/Provia? I am more concerned to use the Ektachrome I have in stock, before committing to purchasing more E6; given the shrinkage of Fuji's offerings in the recent past, I wonder about the availability of processing in the future...
    I mean simply you can afford to shoot that much, I simply couldn't shoot that much and also not die of starvation from lack of eating food for a year ... Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianShaw View Post
    Stone... anything below about 51-100 per year (pure guess on my part) is "spit in the ocean". That is the point I am hoping you can follow. Re: 3rd grade, I didn't go to 3rd... I skipped it and went straight to 5th.
    That's starting to look like a mistake.

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    I have some k64 in 120 left that I'd shoot if I could process it myself as slides. Otherwise I'll sell it for 1 million dollars/roll.
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    Film photography? This term kills me. As if there's another kind!

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