Chapter 3

An Overview of Workflow Components and Planning


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“A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.”

—John Ciardi

The Basic Concepts of Digital Photography Workflow

While things may change within the technology, there are basic digital imaging concepts that will remain somewhat constant. The chart on the next page illustrates these tenets. This section will define the basic concepts. Each subsequent chapter will discuss the details and relationships of each concept.


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