Apr 4, 2005

Rethinking Digital Photography

John C. Dvorak of PC Magazine says of the current state of the digital camera age, "the camera itself is the film". Hmmm. Sounds a lot like something Marshall Mcluhan would say.

What John is essentially saying is that certain models of digicams over the years have certain qualities that makes them worth keeping, regardless of all the improvements arriving daily.

He says- "The point is that each camera has characteristics that are as individual as brands of film had. This leads me to believe that most photographers, whether pros or hobbyists, will eventually have numerous cameras, not the one lone Nikon with the lens collection."

As usual, I agree with most of what John says, but I imagine I'll keep upgrading for a little while yet. What do you think?

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