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Getting Started with Digital Imaging, 2nd Edition by Joe Farace

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Chapter   1

 

Welcome to the Digital Darkroom

Pardon me, boy, is this the Transylvania Station?

Photography, as we know it, is going through its most profound changes since William Fox Talbot shocked the Daguerreotypists with his concept of “the negative.” Since its beginnings, photographers have continually worked with some kind of camera and darkroom. Over time, these tools have changed in form but not in function. Just as the format of the camera you use defines the kind of imagery you can produce, the kind of computer you decide on using can have a bearing on the kinds of digital images you are able to create.

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