Black and white on digital sucks
Like I genuinely hate it. I started on 35mm b/w almost exclusively and digital just doesn't compare to how fascinating things turn out on film when it's stripped of colour.
In film it has a depth that's just not there in digital
Whereas every digital camera I've ever seen had three sensors, each with their own much narrower sensitivity curves (although they do typically extend into ultraviolet), and when you set it to "B/W" it does some kinda averaging function; so the final response would be three sharp peaks instead of whatever "nicer" curve modern silver halide gives.
@DMN yeah I've heard that before, among other reasons. The end result is the same regardless; b/w on digital is ass.
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