CHAPTER 15

Digital Imaging in the Medium Format

Until recently, photography always meant recording images on transparency or negative film, then projecting the slides on a projection screen, or producing black-and-white or color prints from the negatives in the darkroom. Most special effects such as changes in color, multiple exposures, and blurred motion had to be created when recording the image.

Today, we also have the possibility of recording the images electronically, viewing them on a computer or TV screen, producing prints without a darkroom, or sending the images without delay over the Internet. Such images can also be retouched or changed afterwards; unlimited special effects can be added electronically. Much of the photo-journalistic ...

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