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INTRODUCTION
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Photographers frequently describe their specialization as 'architectural and interiors', thereby making a distinction between architectural photography, which is primarily concerned with the structure of buildings, and interior photography, which concentrates on their content and interior design. There is no doubt that the revolution in digital technology, already familiar to current students of photography, is forcing established photographers to sit up and assimilate recent developments with regard to their businesses. This revolution is progressive rather than sudden, though determined in its eventual outcome. Architecture and photography share the common characteristic of being both art and science at the same time. Architectural photography has offered a commercial opportunity to exploit original passion for black-and-white abstract work. Digital photography is being exploited both by studio-based catalogue photographers and press photographers around the world. Photographers starting up in business should ensure that their choice of camera is compatible with both mediums, even if beginning with just the film option.