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Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:42:56 -0400
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On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:19:25 -0400, Davoud<> wrote:

>Tony Cooper:
>> 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