Unlike digital photos, photos taken on film have a soul.
If you scan the negative and turn it into a digital picture, you destroy the soul. In fact, those who are sensitive to such things can feel the soul screaming in agony as the scanner does its job.
The only way to preserve the soul of the photo is to make silver gelatin prints using traditional darkroom methods.
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Just a theory I concocted, you shouldn’t necessarily take it seriously.