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Old May 13 2013, 12:31 PM   #78
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Re: The 3D-quality

trevanian wrote: View Post
I'm in my 50s and I don't ever recall a time when B&W was cheaper than color for amateur use.
I was talking about still photography in the 60s, 70s and early 80s. Colour pics were at least double the amount to get processed. 126 cartridges were about double b/w rolls.

My brother had a b/w Polaroid camera in the 70s and, when he upgraded to colour, the packs of instant film were at least double the cost.

Early ink-jet printer cartridges in the 90s: b/w was always cheaper than colour, although they made a sudden switcheroo about ten years ago - and it's now seemingly cheaper to print out drafts in colour?
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