As a photographer I have a wealth of memories of both film and digital forms. I'm young enough that my own first cameras were digital, yet old enough to remember holding photographs in my hand as a child, usually fresh out of the envelope my nan - family photographer by default as no-one else seemed… Continue reading If You Can’t Hold A Photograph In Your Hand, Does It Still Exist? (And Other 21st Century Cloud Connundrums)
A phrase commonly heard around photography sites is "storage is cheap". Five or 10 or 20 years ago, storing your digital images (either from digital cameras, or digital scans of film negatives) needed much greater investment, whether for the memory cards in digital cameras, or the hard drives or cloud storage you used to back… Continue reading Storage May Be Cheap But Is It Ruining Your Photography?
In our parents and grandparents era, if someone wanted to save their photographic prints, they had few options. Either frame them, put them in an album, or stack them in shoeboxes. Or a combination of these. Once you'd made your decision on storage, there was little ongoing maintenance for those existing photos. With digital images the… Continue reading Where Will Your Digital Images Be 10 Years From Now?