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Once upon a time, taking a photo was a business not to be taken lightly.

I for one think that the world is a poorer place for losing that sense of anticipation and excitement which came from taking a camera film to the chemist to be developed, and collecting it a mere 24 hours later to discover a few serviceable photo’s in amongst a pile of out of focus portraits with red-eye.

Tradition dictated, of course, that the last three or four photos were snapped hurriedly to finish the roll of film, and were usually of pets.

But times have changed, to the extent that anyone under the age of twenty may have already given up on reading this, on the basis that they haven’t got the foggiest idea what a camera film is and why you might go about getting it developed. As for waiting 24 hours to see…

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