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The Art of Black and White Photography, 2nd Edition by Torsten Andreas Hoffmann

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1   Choosing a Good Digital Camera

In analog photography, the camera does not have the essential importance often attributed to it. It is the quality of the lens that is paramount, because the optical system and the type of film used are mostly responsible for a technically satisfactory image quality. These things are completely different in digital photography, where it is the quality of the camera sensor that determines image quality as much as the optical system. Therefore, most of the time—and in contrast to analog photography—the latest camera sensor model is in fact often the best one as well. Digital photography has evolved so much in recent years that high-quality images have become a reality; something that even a few years ago was by ...

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