Digital or Film Camera?
For many, digital photography is a breath of fresh air, but be wary – believing our landscape images will be superior could be a serious blunder.
Having lost count of the number of people who have asked me: have you gone digital? I am always left wondering why it’s such a much-asked question. The camera is only a tool in which a photographer creates an image. His personal ability to create a unique image remains the same.
For many forms of photography, digital has long held obvious advantages, but for landscapes the resolution necessary to make larger prints just wasn’t available. But things have changed and digital cameras are fast becoming the tools that most pros use.
Modern digital cameras are perfectly capably of matching the 35 mm film – the format which most landscape photographers begin with. But can