Quote Originally Posted by Michael R 1974 View Post
I'm with David Brown on this. Once I'm dead who cares about my prints unless I'm a news photographer, which I'm not. As for negatives, even in the case of famous photographers there's no real value to new prints made from negatives after the photographer is dead. So I'd say people who worry about their negatives lasting hundreds of years are all ego. Nobody's negatives need to outlast the photographer.
I am not interested in $. Just in presrvation. I owe it to the people I photographed over the years.

Imagine if no one cared about preservation? Museums and libraries would have nothing from history to be handed down from generation to generation.