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kshapero
10-24-2008, 13:25
Film RF M Mount or a digital RF M mount, both full frame. Both look exactly the same. Which would you choose?

Rafael
10-24-2008, 13:28
I've got this one Alex, what is "which one exists?" ;)

dazedgonebye
10-24-2008, 14:37
Good question.

back alley
10-24-2008, 14:38
same question
different words
over & over
horse beaten

sepiareverb
10-24-2008, 14:59
FIlm. I like the process and end results better. But I don't really care what anyone else wants to use.

Pherdinand
10-24-2008, 15:15
None.
I'm all in for medium format rangefinders :P

BillBingham2
10-24-2008, 15:25
Neither. I want a M4/3s digital range finder body with a set of primes with manual focus and control through two dials (one ss, the other fstop).

But if I had to pick, give me a film as vignetting is not an issue.

B2 (;->

gb hill
10-24-2008, 15:25
Film for me. I have more freedom to shoot at higher ISO's than you can with a digital. I can't name a digital camera that can give me what Delta 3200 can. I also have the option to shoot infrared. I still have several rolls of HIE. Plus a film version will be around when the digital version is obsolete or inoperatable. Mostly...I just like film.:)

back alley
10-24-2008, 15:37
i want it all!

Bob Michaels
10-24-2008, 15:38
The only thing that matters is the emotional response that the print creates in the viewer's mind.

All the steps that precede that are insignificant.

35mm? MF? digital? b&w vs. color? Who cares how you got there, it is only where you end up that counts.

back alley
10-24-2008, 15:40
i think film is so unauthentic.

Gabriel M.A.
10-24-2008, 16:34
same question
different words
over & over
horse beaten

I'll say.


And I just did!

Gabriel M.A.
10-24-2008, 16:37
I've got this one Alex, what is "which one exists?" ;)

Oooh, sorry Ralph. The question is "What is a question that's been asked ad nauseum on the photography internets?"

back alley
10-24-2008, 16:39
sorry guys, rough week at work and just being a bit of a smart ass tonight.

having the sony a300 has turned a screw in my thinking. with it, i am having fun taking photos again. the camera is not nearly as nice as the zi and the lenses are not nearly as beautiful as the zm lenses and for some some strange reason i don't care and things seem more enjoyable.

sepiareverb
10-24-2008, 16:42
for some some strange reason i don't care and things seem more enjoyable.

So we can conclude that digital is for those who no longer care. :D

Rafael
10-24-2008, 16:46
Oooh, sorry Ralph. The question is "What is a question that's been asked ad nauseum on the photography internets?"

DAMN! I should have known that one. I even studied for this category.

back alley
10-24-2008, 16:54
So we can conclude that digital is for those who no longer care. :D

i don't know if it's digital or just the ugly, clunky, plastic gear!

charjohncarter
10-24-2008, 16:57
Decent question, my answer is I have many full film (FF) RFs, so I would buy a FF digital RF. But from what I know now about DSLRs, and I didn't have digital cameras (or FF film camera), I would buy both.

Sam N
10-24-2008, 17:21
If this imaginary digital FF RF has no (or very minimal... no more than a ZI with film for example) vignetting, performance, or reliability problems it would be an easy choice.

thomasw_
10-24-2008, 19:53
So we can conclude that digital is for those who no longer care. :D

Now, Bob, this witty inference made me chuckle ;P

wlewisiii
10-24-2008, 19:59
same question
different words
over & over
horse beaten

Almost a haiku there, joe. Let's see...

same question, new words
over and over;
a horse beaten

<grinning, ducking & running>

William

ChrisN
10-24-2008, 21:18
I refuse to vote in this poll for the same reason I never voted for 'Dubbya' ... no point, I live in Oz!

Not only that, but you live in Queensland! And as all Aussies know, Queensland is one hour and 20 years behind the rest of the country. So film still rules! :D

(Very very TIC.:) )

Roger Hicks
10-24-2008, 23:40
Why choose?

Cheers,

R.

italy74
10-25-2008, 05:40
I voted for a digital but I'd be really happy also with a film one.
The problem would be making the digital as easy and reliable as the film which still remains the benchmark.

helenhill
10-25-2008, 05:56
I prefer FILM but shoot Digital
now am returning to film
but Both can be Truly SUPERB
its all how you see,btransform & process


Art is creating something people WANT
Film,digital,MF, b&w,color who cares
its what you SEE in the end
and if it MOVES YOU :)

AKIVA: luv your New Avatar!!

Best-H

tomtodeath
10-25-2008, 14:48
as much as i would love a full frame digital rf, it just feels so much better to be free from computers when shooting film.

Gabriel M.A.
10-25-2008, 15:03
Why choose?

For some people, there are no shades of grey, digital or otherwise. You are either with them, or you are against them. ::shrugs::

maddoc
10-27-2008, 01:46
"FF film" because I already have and use it. :)

pvdhaar
10-27-2008, 01:52
I'd go for an RF that has interchangeable film and digital backs, isn't any larger than a Bessa-R, and costs about the same..

Al Patterson
10-28-2008, 17:43
I've got this one Alex, what is "which one exists?" ;)

Exactly...

Al Patterson
10-28-2008, 17:47
sorry guys, rough week at work and just being a bit of a smart ass tonight.

having the sony a300 has turned a screw in my thinking. with it, i am having fun taking photos again. the camera is not nearly as nice as the zi and the lenses are not nearly as beautiful as the zm lenses and for some some strange reason i don't care and things seem more enjoyable.

I just got back from a photo charter, and I note that I used one roll of film and a 130+ digital shots. When asked, I still say I prefer film, but i can see the writing on the wall.

Bike Tourist
12-23-2008, 13:21
I would go for the digital version of an M camera, but it will never be produced or offered. It would have aperture priority auto or manual exposure, selective metering area, manual lenses and focusing, shutter speed dial, the best jpeg recording without any raw format, a means of selecting ASA/ISO and exposure compensation. basic information and remaining exposures would appear in the viewfinder window. There would be no LCD panels and no screen to chimp. There would be none of the bells and whistles included just because it was easy and feasible to do so.

Other parameters that are not changed too often could be accessed through the USB camera/computer interface. The sensor would be FF and shake off the dust with each on and off cycle.

Many will not like my camera. If I don't like the white balance I change it in PS but some worry a lot about it. Some think raw is the only way but I can get away with third generation jpegs and satisfy my requirements.

That's about it. As long as I'm dreaming, make the price about $1000.

Nikon Bob
12-23-2008, 13:40
I voted Digital FF RF as I already have a FF DSLR and would like to have that choice in a RF. Simple, choice is good and not having one is not.

Bob

Gerald Grevrend
02-16-2009, 08:27
If the results are the same : digital for the convenience.
But, the digital one doesn't yet exists. It will be film for the time being.

rpsawin
04-09-2009, 17:23
Black or Chrome?

John Bragg
04-09-2009, 17:41
Film as I already have it in my M6 Classic. No intention of doing digital as I prefer the feel of film and I am truely in love with the whole darkroom process.

Chris101
04-09-2009, 19:50
This is a weird question, and bends the term 'want'. I already 'have' a ff film rf, so I don't 'want' one - I already have it. There is no ff digital rf, so I can't want one in any way that could result in satisfying that desire. So then there is no category for me to vote on. Sorry. When it comes out, send me the digital though.

nuckabean
04-10-2009, 16:51
Well heck, if this poll takes place in a fantasy world where a digital full frame RF exists that takes images that look exactly like film, then I'm just guessing that in that fantasy world, film is also readily available everywhere so I'm gonna have to go with film.

shadowfox
04-14-2009, 11:26
Right now I'm thinking FF 6x4.5 digital back

:p :D

jb17kx
06-09-2009, 23:38
In my purist way I'd take the film version if I could only have one.

If a digi RF came out, though, using a sensor like the D700's or D3's then I might be tempted to have both.

semrich
06-10-2009, 00:03
I voted for FF Film, I've already got it and now prefer it over my digital RF's.

In my mind film is fun, I enjoy the entire process and find myself less attached to the results. Some how I get more photos I like that way.