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Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, 3rd Edition by Nanette L. Salvaggio

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Chapter 16

Archiving Photographic Images

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"Spirit Island" by Lydia Richards, Fine Art Photography student Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

Introduction

Archiving images has different meanings to different photographers. To some it means the processes that one must go through to preserve negatives and prints for eternity. To others it means choosing a digital backup system that will be compatible with the ever changing technologies. We will explore both.

Digital Images

Archiving digital images is a necessary task for every photographer, from the amateur using a simple point and shoot camera to the professional using a high-end SLR camera. The ...

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