q: why are you obsessed with film?
a: we now hear the richness of vinyl records because we can compare them to cds. in the same way, the digital camera's crisp, clean images help us recognize the complexity and warmth of film. it's exacerbated when you shoot with one of our fly. we do not always want a faithful representation of reality. sometimes we yearn for a dream.
( june 2009 wired magazine interview of hideki ohmori, owner of superheadz, maker of the blackbird fly toy camera. )