Quote Originally Posted by StoneNYC View Post
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Lol I will admit to the scanner part. But who has the money to own an enlarger that will make a 4x5 FOOT print where it would make a difference?

Scanned negatives from my scanner can print up to about 20x24 at 300dpi before interpolation. So the "optical printing is better" line is just like the Leica's are better line....
The optical enlarger and materials are the cheapest part of the darkroom magic.
The skills, experience and time are expensive and where the real fun is.

When it comes to optical print vs print from scans either you 'get it' or you don't..
Same with Leica.