Re: Digital Cameras -- Responses and Finding

Subject: Re: Digital Cameras -- Responses and Finding
From: "Matthew B. Hicks" <matt -at- UNIDATA -dot- UCAR -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 1996 08:12:09 -0600

On Fri, 21 Jun 1996, Cheryl Dwyer wrote:

*>4. Some questioned the validity of spending ~$1000 (US) when it could be
*>semi-obsolete within months, replaced by something better and cheaper,
*>recommending instead that we use a good 35mm and either:

Name one piece of computer-related equipment that that is not the case

*>(1) Scan the pictures into the system.
*>(2) Have them developed into CD ROM format (this would seem rather
*>expensive, especially for just a few shots at a time).

We had 6 or 8 shots put on a Photo CD for about $12. For that we got each
picture at 4 different resolutions and the quality was far superior to
that of any low-end digital camera. It's worth considering.

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