While many photographers still use the traditional print-and-frame or print-to-album strategies, all digital photographers must confront the issue of how they will store their digital image files.
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The issue of print permanence is an old one and a great deal of research has been done on printing technologies, all the way from silver-halide films and papers through to the latest inkjet and dye-sublimation media.
Digital cameras are seldom supplied with memory cards these days, partly because the cards that were once supplied are woefully inadequate for today’s camera resolution levels and partly because many digicams come with built-in memories where pictures can be stored.
Don’t be seduced by the megapixel counts touted in advertising materials and on camera packaging. It’s no longer true that the higher a camera’s megapixel count the better.
Much of the fun of digital photography comes from editing images on a computer so choosing the right monitor is important.