Quote Originally Posted by Ken Nadvornick View Post
As well, and perhaps because I have myself spent too many years virtualizing too much reality in the first place, the thought of loading an image abstraction into a computer, then clicking a mouse on some icon and allowing some nameless software engineer's algorithm perform some logical transform on the data bits, printing out the result with another mouse click, then showing the world what *I* just created, simply does not resonate with me.
Well, if you're more comfortable allowing some nameless chemical engineer's emulsion formula to perform some physical transform on the photons that create "your" image, go with that.