Towards the end of the last century how many of you had heard of digital cameras? Our guess is not that many, yet here we are just a few years later and if you donít already own one yourselves, pound to a penny you will know someone who does.With such a massive revolution having taken place in the photography market, you would be forgiven for expecting that photographers up and down the country would have embraced the new technology and be using it on a daily basis. This however is not the case, and a few phonecalls or chats with Wedding photographers will reveal that many are still using conventional equipment.
So, the question is should you be looking for someone who has 'gone digital' or stick with a more traditional photographer? There are plusses and minuses to both and this article explores each type in more detail.
It goes without saying that the most important element of the equipment is the camera. Most established photographers using conventional equipment will already be using state of the art cameras that have the capacity to capture stunning photographs. However, those using digital technology will need to constantly have their finger on the pulse in order to keep up with the latest standards. Just a few years ago, a photographer could have shelled out thousands of pounds on a 4 megapixel camera, but these days, many mobile phones have similar megapixels as standard in their built-in camera!