Originally Posted by NeeZee
If you are OK with a camera using software to calculate your exposure, monitor your battery, record and store your pictures etc. then why on earth would distortion correction be a problem? To me that sounds just like another 'how much technology can I use and still 'keep it real" ' - debate...
And of course, the resultant image is the elephant in the room. That's what's real. Not the minutiae of process.
But there are many for whom the so-called technical purity, for lack of a better phrase, is paramount. Best to be gentle with them. After all, whether pinhole onto wet-plate or CCD/CMOS, it's all "technology" isn't it?