OK, but the important question is "What is a D1x?" How expensive, compared
to a good SLR?
Film is a long way from dead (as Kodak has found out, probably to their
great relief--or maybe not, considering how much they invested into the
technology), but digital is catching up fast. IMHO, there's definitely room
enough for both, but the speed of things is mind-boggling.
>From: Isaac Crawford <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: filmscanners: Digital Shortcomings
>Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 13:22:29 -0400
>Tony Sleep wrote:
> > On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 01:15:00 -0700 Karl Schulmeisters
> > (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > Respectfully, many pros are switching to digital.
> > For newspaper use it's standard now. But I was recently speaking to an
> > photographer who was grumbling that he has to try and shoot everything
> > twice now - on dig for the wire, and film for the magazine market which
> > are now trying to muscle in on.
> > Regards
> > Tony Sleep
> > http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film scanner
> > info & comparisons
> Check out
>http://www.dpreview.com/news/0106/01062301d1xtwopagespread.asp for the
>story of a two page spread in Sports Illustrated shot on a Nikon D1x. If
>this looks decent (I haven't seen the mag yet), it could be the end for
>film in weekly magazines...
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