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external Sebastião Salgado’s Difficult Transition from Film to Digital —Folha de S.Paulo

It was by force that the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, 69, surrendered to digital photography. “I got to where I was loading up to 600 films in a bag that weighed 28 kilos (61 pounds),” he said [...] “I had to pass through X-ray machines at seven different airports in one day and this action on the films was horrible, it lost a lot of quality. Today, I carry 800 grams of digital memory cards, equivalent to 600 rolls of film.”

 
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