Quote Originally Posted by Tom Kershaw
I honestly don't understand why anyone needs autofocus.
1.Failing eyesight
2. Dim lighting.
3. Fast moving subjects.
4. Squirmy, figety children.
5. Squirming-figety pets.
6. Photojournalism.
7. A moving Wedding couple.
Why do I say this?
Unlike digital, film is unforgiving and you need to capture the moment in the moment, in particular if you're getting paid.

One can be as "artsy" as they choose on their own time, but getting paid means using what works and autofocus works.