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While digital photography has pretty much become ubiquitous with the
use of prosumer/professional DSLRs, point and shoot digital cameras as
well as integrated on smartphones and other devices such as tablets,
film cameras which shoot in 35mm, medium and full frame formats are
still being used by amateur and professional photographers, simply
because of the large investment in equipment, accessories and lenses
that fit those cameras and cannot easily be moved to newer systems.
There is also a certain aesthetic and artistic preference that film
photographers have to analog photography, particularly as it relates
to portraits and longer-exposure photographs.
And while digital cameras at the professional level are now more than
capable of exceeding the detail level of 35mm, medium and full frame
format film -- at 30 megapixels and higher, these cameras are still
quite expensive, so photographers working in these formats are not
likely to switch over unless there is a cost benefit or a significant
advantage (portability, miniaturization, etc) to moving over, or until
the film manufacturing industry itself goes completely belly-up.
This has already happened for one type of popular and iconic film
format , Kodachrome, which had its last canisters of film developed in