35mm cameras with all those bells and whistles make you lazy -- you can shoot half a dozen and pick the best later. an 8-shot roll makes you stop and think.

our photo editor at the newspaper really hates that new photos with no film training will take their pro digi cameras, spray off a couple dozen or hundred random pictures in high-res raw and then come back and try to crop something good out of that mess.

"Give them a speed graphic and half a dozen film holders to shoot an entire assignment" I tell him, and some days he wishes he could, except many of these kids have never shot film. ever.