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Fearless Photographer: Film in the Digital Era by Ingrid Nelson, Salvatore Joseph Prezioso

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Introduction

Many years ago, as a kid, I picked up a camera and started taking photos on family vacations, shooting on everything from a Polaroid to a 110 camera to an early shoulder-mount VHS video camera. I still have the Polaroids and the 110 shots, but I have no idea where any of those VHS tapes ended up—and whether they would even play if I could find a VHS player.

What does that have to do with this book? Well, everything. I have the negatives and the prints from all those photos that I took so long ago. If I had just stored them on a VHS tape, they would be lost. That’s how I sometimes feel about film versus digital—the digital images can often be lost if they’re simply stored on memory cards that get misplaced along the way.

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