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How Digital Photography Works, Second Edition by Ron White

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Part 1. Getting to Know Digital Cameras

Getting to Know Digital Cameras

CHAPTERS

 

I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do—that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.

 
 --Diane Arbus

Put a digital camera next to a camera that still uses film—if you can find a new camera that still uses film. How are they different? Some digital cameras are dead ringers for the 35mm SLR—single-lens reflex—that dominated photography for professionals as well as everyman for more than half a century. Nevertheless, a lot of the digital cameras are smaller ...

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