Re: why we shoot film

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 05 2006 - 19:30:09 PST

Mitsu Hadeishi wrote:
> --- I
> am saying that the light responsiveness of a film camera is something
> that
> one should eventually be able to get with digital cameras;

It's turned out to be a bigger "should" than we might have thought,
though. (and the amounts of data are not insignificant either).

It does suggest - as I've stated many times here - that the advances in
video and digital video technology of the past decade if not twp
"revealed" film in what was previously a more subliminal sense of

Pip wrote:

>> But one can also appreciate translations for their own sake, as well
>> as hybrid media. All is good. Each bring inspiration of their own
>> nature, just as poems in French, German and Italian speak of
>> different things, as different words rhyme...

The above is why I talk about digitally sampling film - just as one
might use an audio sampler to sample an acoustic instrument...


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