chapter  1
The Buzz of Digital Photography
Pages 10

A part from the initial years of the invention of photography, I can’t think of a more exciting time to be involved in making pictures. In fact, I believe that Fox Talbot, as one of the fathers of the medium, would have little diffi culty in agreeing that over the last few years the world of imaging has changed forever. Digital photography has become the

two buzz-words on everyone’s lips. Increasing levels of technology coupled with comparatively

affordable equipment have meant that sophisticated imaging jobs that were once the closely

guarded domain of industry professionals are now being handled daily by home and business

users.