Other segments—and in many cases, rightfully so—took a more cautious approach to CTP, choosing to stick with tried-and-true film. Was film really tried and true?
Fickle print producers put printers in the awkward position of supporting both analog and digital workflows. Some printers who went exclusively CTP lost customers because of it. Soon, the precarious balance between analog proponents and those who were willing to service them fell off-kilter, but eventually, we overcame our fears.