Do you still use Film Photography in Archaeology? (update)

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Five years ago I posted a poll regarding digital vs film photography in archaeology. I’m finally publishing a lot of my writing about photography (I know, I know!) and I’d like an update on this poll.

Please take a moment to fill it out & share!

 

Author: colleenmorgan

Dr. Colleen Morgan (ORCID 0000-0001-6907-5535) is the Lecturer in Digital Archaeology and Heritage in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. She conducts research on digital media and archaeology, with a special focus on embodiment, avatars, genetics and bioarchaeology. She is interested in building archaeological narratives with emerging technology, including photography, video, mobile and locative devices. Through archaeological making she explores past lifeways and our current understanding of heritage, especially regarding issues of authority, authenticity, and identity.

3 thoughts on “Do you still use Film Photography in Archaeology? (update)”

  1. I’d think the sheer usefulness of digital photographs in being able to reference, copy, and transfer outstrips any nostalgic value of film photography.

  2. I am not an archaeologist. However, I do shoot monuments, and I often shoot them using B&W film.
    I use digital and film cameras. However, it is very difficult to have them repaired

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