Is digital photography expensive?

Written by Jakob Jelling


By Jakob Jelling http://www.snapjunky.com

Being such a fascinating device asrepparttar digital camera, this technological masterpiece is of course a precious and priced possession. And acquiring it also means that one time achievement feeling. Thus a person must also be very careful and atrepparttar 116166 time quite a little knowledgeable in order to make a good purchase and not lose a good bargain inrepparttar 116167 maze of soaring prices and mist of exaggerated cost myths. This discussion is again focused to pierce that mist and unravel that myth to revealrepparttar 116168 truths and facts regardingrepparttar 116169 actual and economic cost of a digital camera!

As per recent marketing trends,repparttar 116170 conventions has it that there are only two types of digital camera users, firstlyrepparttar 116171 average people who only craves to pushrepparttar 116172 button, and secondlyrepparttar 116173 professional photographers, people who looks for good control overrepparttar 116174 digital camera and its well carved features and are willing to pay virtually any price. Thus with this idea inrepparttar 116175 back ofrepparttar 116176 entire process of sell and purchase, diverse levels of resolution for such digital cameras are available that arerepparttar 116177 real culprits in definingrepparttar 116178 price range ofrepparttar 116179 cameras. United with such singular featuresrepparttar 116180 digital cameras come in a spectral variety of price range for an even varying customer range that are willing to pay anything from 30 to 1,500. The cost of an average digital camera probably lies inrepparttar 116181 region of 260, however in spite of this a person must be aware of what functionality or resolution that he or she is looking for and ultimate paying for, so thatrepparttar 116182 purchase does not result in too much in exchange of too little of whatever must be desired fromrepparttar 116183 digital camera. A person must self analyzerepparttar 116184 reasons for purchasingrepparttar 116185 digital camera before venturing into an expensive rendezvous. He or she must be aware of whatrepparttar 116186 real purpose is, is it only snapping for casual reasons or a serious plan to produce super quality photographs to be printed as art or for professional purposes.

Digicam file formats

Written by Jakob Jelling


By Jakob Jelling http://www.snapjunky.com

Looking atrepparttar digital camera, a person can visualize it as a combination of a camera along with a miniature computer system that storesrepparttar 116165 images as files or sets of bits, rather than a chemically treated film. Thus it comes to be a fact that there are certain file formats in which these images ofrepparttar 116166 photographs captured byrepparttar 116167 camera are stored. And again, this is subject of discussion for understandingrepparttar 116168 digital camera properly. In this effort this discussion revealsrepparttar 116169 intricate but overlying to provide a brief overview torepparttar 116170 readers regardingrepparttar 116171 file formats ofrepparttar 116172 digital cameras.

Basically, strictly consideringrepparttar 116173 facts, there are three file formats used by digital cameras to create images of photographs taken by them. These are JPEG, TIFF and RAW. These arerepparttar 116174 names ofrepparttar 116175 formats but like their strange names their identity remains inrepparttar 116176 dark if these are not conversed in a little detail. The most vastly and commonly used file format for digital cameras isrepparttar 116177 JPEG file format. It is time and againrepparttar 116178 lone available file format on primary and some intermediate standard digital cameras. Many sophisticated digital cameras allowsrepparttar 116179 users to opt for between JPEG, TIFF and RAW. However professional photographers usually prefer to shoot RAW. Yetrepparttar 116180 discretion remains withrepparttar 116181 human preference only.

It is a fact thatrepparttar 116182 acronym JPEG stands for "Joint Photographic Expert Group" afterrepparttar 116183 group that developed this file type. To make things easier it must be clarified that JPEG is a compression technique that can considerably trim downrepparttar 116184 file size of a photograph and other unremitting tone images. Almost all digital cameras have a number of JPEG compression levels and quality settings to select from. The users can make use of them as per discretion andrepparttar 116185 photograph taken. Thusrepparttar 116186 jpeg images do not consume much space on a memory cards. Another specialty of this digital camera file format is that JPEGs store camera settings and scene information. All these advantages make this file format so popular and diversely accepted.

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