The perennial question on forums, in person, in emails, and at client meetings… Which is better, film or digital? With its inevitable followup, which do you choose to use for X, or Y shot.
And the answer is, like with so many things, it depends. Better at what? Better for whom?
I’ve touched briefly on this before. (Film is not dead) and how for certain photographic needs it may just be perfect. But what I didn’t explain why it may be perfect for your needs too… so more detail is in order.
So first. What are the major factors influencing my decision to use either a digital solution or a film solution for a client need.
- Timeframe and Workflow
- Technical Requirements and Merit
Lets tackle each in turn, starting from the top.