Chapter 19. Taking Digital Photos: Nikon Coolpix

Although digital cameras have been around for a while and may seem fairly mainstream, the fact is that they are rapidly gaining features and popularity and are dropping in price. If you’ve ever scanned your traditional print photos and stored them as images on disk in order to email them to friends and relatives, digital cameras can streamline the process and make photography literally a snap—if you’ll excuse the pun!

Emailing photos to friends and relatives can now be as simple as taking the picture with a digital camera, plugging the camera into a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port on your computer, clicking a download button within a software program on your PC to send the pictures to your hard disk, ...

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