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    Film philosophy

    I'm writing a speech on the benefits and philosophy of using film in photography. I'm having a harder time than I thought of tracking down resources. If anyone could point me in the right direction that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    It might be a good idea to go to a college library and use their online catalog. I am doing some research as well and you can find a lot of material, articles/books, etc.

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    "the benefits and philosophy of using film in photography"

    What are your thoughts on this? Any themes or an actual thesis to be considered??? You might try photo.net for this sort request.

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    You could start by asking yourself if there is such a thing as a "philosophy of using film in photography".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Q.G. View Post
    You could start by asking yourself if there is such a thing as a "philosophy of using film in photography".
    Or, you could ask yourself what YOUR philosophy of using film in photography is. Why do you use film? What are the advantages for you of using film? What makes the use of film outweigh the ease, convenience, and other perceived advantages of digital? I suspect that each of us would answer these questions somewhat differently. In fact, there is another thread going on right now that was started by a person returning to film after being in the digital world for awhile. Many of us replying have different viewpoints.

    Perhaps after identifying your philosophy you might want to explore the philosophies of other film photographers. Good luck in your research.


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    Quote Originally Posted by theblackcrusaders View Post
    I'm writing a speech
    Welcome to APUG!

    Sounds like good fun. Who is your audience?
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    Quote Originally Posted by perkeleellinen View Post
    Welcome to APUG!

    Sounds like good fun. Who is your audience?
    Its for a speech class. The professor moved the date forward a few times so I have less time than expected when I originally chose the topic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Henderson View Post
    Or, you could ask yourself what YOUR philosophy of using film in photography is. Why do you use film? What are the advantages for you of using film? What makes the use of film outweigh the ease, convenience, and other perceived advantages of digital? I suspect that each of us would answer these questions somewhat differently. In fact, there is another thread going on right now that was started by a person returning to film after being in the digital world for awhile. Many of us replying have different viewpoints.

    Perhaps after identifying your philosophy you might want to explore the philosophies of other film photographers. Good luck in your research.
    Thanks for the advice. I think I'll use Andre Bazin.

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    What could he have to say about using film in photography that's still relevant today?

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    A sort of transformation of quantity (time) into quality (negative)?
    Steve.

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