CHAPTER 2 Using Today’s Equipment

DSLRs, Hybrid/Bridge Cameras, Snapshot Cameras, and Smartphones

Walter P. Calahan

 

 

 

Introduction

The digital revolution has changed photography forever. Not only can we view our images immediately after making them, but we can share them around the world through a telecommunication revolution called the internet. What once took a large learning curve of chemistry, optical physics, and artistic prowess is now contained in a tiny computer chip engineered by people who have researched the needs of photographers. Anyone can purchase a smartphone and start sharing the camera results within minutes of hitting the on button. All you have to do is tap the screen and follow the prompts. It is that easy.

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