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How Digital Photography Works, Second Edition by Ron White

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Chapter 2. Inside Digital Video Cameras

Inside Digital Video Cameras

Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you’re a director. Everything after that you’re just negotiating your budget and your fee.

James Cameron

My father rarely used the ancient Pocket Kodak I described in the last chapter. It might have been the cost of film. He was notorious in most of the stores and restaurants on San Antonio’s south side for his reluctance to part with spare change, much less a couple of bucks. But I suspect that he was still looking for the right instrument ...

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