Subject: Re: OT, kinda, video
On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:19:25 -0400, Davoud<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> While this isn't directly related to photography, it will be
>> interesting to some here.
>> There are those here who can't understand why someone would be
>> interested in still doing film photography or developing their own
>> film. Those still shooting film, though, have an appreciation for the
>> "old way" and an admiration of the mechanics involved.
>> The video is about a guy who has a similar appreciation and admiration
>> in a somewhat related area.
>Touching, I guess, but I'm not big on nostalgia. I imagine he laments
>the fact that you can do all of that and more with inexpensive software
>on a tiny Mac Mini.
>As for the darkroom, been there, done that. Smelly toxic chemicals that
>had to be disposed of, stained hands and clothes, expensive supplies,
>retouching for experts only. If there's anything I hate it's smug
I got the impression that he was impressed by what could be done with
a few simple turns of a knob compared to what was done previously
using far more complex methods.
The inexpensive software was created to simplify things even further.
Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida