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So Glad I Went Digital!15/04/2009 - 11:46 AM
Pete's 'When' blog made me think about cameras I used to have.
Before my 20D, my cameras were film models, ranging from a folding Agfa camera which I hated, to a Keystone instamatic camera, several film SLR models, even an APS film SLR, and a very portable Rollei 35b, which I loved (until it started to tear up my films and I sold it).
One thing I didn't like about using film, was that I would pay more for shots I didn't like than for the ones I did like, because not enough of them were 'keepers'. The great thing with digital photos is that you can delete them without any thought of cost - I know, there is, of course, the wear and tear of your kit, but apart from that it doesn't really cost anything to take photos that you decide to delete later.
And I absolutely love the instant feedback and the quick ways of getting the photos where and how I want them.
I used to print my own black and white pictures, but I love how PhotoShop doesn't require working in the dark and it doesn't smell of chemicals.
All in all, going digital has been great.