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    The world got over Dylan plugging in an amp, too.
    See my work at my website CHRISTOPHER LANGE PHOTOGRAPHY

    or my snaps at my blog MINIMUM DENSITY
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    its too bad people can't do what they want
    without someone giving them crap for it.

    this thread reminds me of the emails i received
    when i began making photograms on the now
    obsolete AZO paper ..

    too many haters
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Lange View Post
    The world got over Dylan plugging in an amp, too.
    Yeah, even Pete Seeger got over it.

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    An Epitaph

    Here lies a most beautiful lady,
    Light of step and heart was she;
    I think she was the most beautiful lady
    That ever was in the West Country.

    But beauty vanishes, beauty passes;
    However rare - rare it be;
    And when I crumble, who will remember
    This lady of the West Country?



    Walter de la Mare
    Tom, on Point Pelee, Canada

    Ansel Adams had the Zone System... I'm working on the points system. First I points it here, and then I points it there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by NB23 View Post



    To me, it's mostly garbage.
    These are copper plate photogravure prints, on Magnani Revere paper. Film or digital?
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    Seems digital to me, especially the left one.
    Truzi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truzi View Post
    Seems digital to me, especially the left one.
    So, would that classify these images/prints as garbage? The film vs digital is such a tired argument. My point is that the major difference is that the "garbage" now is paraded incessantly on the internet, where in the past, it sat in the attic in countless boxes, simply forgotten. Digital output is different, and sometimes not. At the end of the day, it is about what one does with it. Film of course doesn't make anyone an instant genius but there are many good reasons to still use it.
    Everything has a purpose and there are ways to put some digital capture to good use, with alternative processes, in my opinion. So, to simply dismiss the whole thing as "garbage" seems a little naive to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaximusM3 View Post
    These are copper plate photogravure prints, on Magnani Revere paper. Film or digital?
    Trick question?

    Aren't we all looking at them on a computer monitor of some sort?



    Ken
    "They are the proof that something was there and no longer is. Like a stain. And the stillness of them is boggling. You can turn away but when you come back they’ll still be there looking at you."

    — Diane Arbus, March 15, 1971, in response to a request for a brief statement about photographs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Nadvornick View Post
    Trick question?

    Aren't we all looking at them on a computer monitor of some sort?



    Ken
    Hence the irony of it all, Ken!

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    "They are the proof that something was there and no longer is. Like a stain. And the stillness of them is boggling. You can turn away but when you come back they’ll still be there looking at you."

    — Diane Arbus, March 15, 1971, in response to a request for a brief statement about photographs



 

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