Digital Imaging & Photography

Michael Scott Sheerin, M.S.*

“no time for cameras we’ll use our eyes instead”

—from the song Cameras by Matt and Kim


For some time now, digital photography has been by far the most popular visual medium of all communication technologies. But the way we capture images is beginning to change. We’ll look back at the history of photography from its camera obscura analog beginnings, through the advent of digital photography, and into the current state of the medium.

Light-field photography, lens-less cameras and Artificial Intelligence (Al) software are some of the newer innovations that are starting to play major roles in the future direction of image capture. These new advancements all change the way ...

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