Introduction

Digital photography has conquered the market at breakneck speed despite the fact that in the early years of the technology, professional photographers eyed its development with skepticism. As photographers migrated from analog to digital, they suffered through more than their share of growing pains, struggling with the new technology and doubting its viability. The following questions were among those being asked:

• Is it actually possible to make large, quality prints from digital images?

• Don’t digital photos look artificial?

• Do the colors look natural?

• How does digitalization affect black and white photography?

In order to answer these questions and to get acquainted with digital photography, one thing was certain: it was ...

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