"Beautiful photograph, you must have a really nice camera."
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My wife is a writer. I use the analogy (she likes this observation) that this is like saying, "nice poem, you must have a really good computer/tablet/pencil and pad." Well actually she has a mechanical typewriter too. Doesn't really use it, but loves it.
I read all nine pages and I'm surprised no one mentioned "silver gelatine print."
The first time I came across this phrase was in a photography gallery in the 1970s. Initially finding it pretentious, I then reasoned that one of the few places where the term was legitimate was a photographic gallery, as they'd also be selling prints made by various non-silver historical processes. Contemporary use of Victorian and Edwardian technology was almost unheard of in the 70s, and now it sums up the majority of non-digital photographs, so I reluctantly admit 'silver gelatine print' as part of the photographic lexicon, failing a better explanation.