When it comes to colour prints digital output has many advantages over conventional neg/pos and particularly direct positive prints. Unlike B&W there's far fewer controls in colour printing to adjust contrast and gain total control over the process.

I'm a strong believer in what the late Edwin Land foresaw that photography would have a analog - digital hybrid future with many ways of capture, process and output. That doesn't mean heavy digital manipulation, just some basic controls. I will go down that route if needed but not for my personal work which has always been B&W & 100% analog (except for one University project which was 100% digital a decade ago).

Ian