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[...] film is not a vegan product. Film is made of gelatin, which, as you may know, is a product of animal bones.
I never thought about it.
While this is not a big deal (no animals are killed to produce film), I have thought about the environmental cost of shooting film before and I have mixed feelings.
I am aware that the production of digital cameras isn't good either.
After almost two years developing film, though, it's hard for me to think that my digital cameras have had a similar footprint in the environment. Imagine the 250+ rolls of film I've shot so far: the film itself, the backing paper, the spools, the chemicals, water and paper used for development, the archival sleeves, the energy to scan them.
And I don't even have a darkroom.