If someone asked me why I was using a film camera I would simply state that I am used to doing that. I process my own film and I like the results. I would also state that I own 6000 classical music LPs and that did not cost me a fortune because in Philadelphia, despite holding onto a world class Orchestra, the people who visit thrift stores despise classical music and I got it all for cheap over the decades. A similar collection in CDs would have bankrupted me long ago.
I would finish by saying, without apology, that matured technologies have all the bugs ironed out. And then finalize with "if your camera broke would you stand a good chance of being able to fix it yourself?"
No angst, no animus, just common sense. - David Lyga