10. The Digital Portfolio

As photographers, we create images to nurture and to satisfy our creative inspiration, as well as to share our photographs—our vision—with others. We don’t create photographs to then hide them from the world—not our good ones, anyway. We want our pictures to be seen.

In previous chapters we showed you how to improve your photography, how to optimize your images in the digital darkroom, and how to produce the best prints possible. While a fine print represents the ultimate goal for many photographers, digital photography offers many other opportunities for creatively sharing images. These include digital slide shows, online photo sharing and social media sites, smart phones, and creating your own custom Web galleries. ...

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