This is definitely the age of the digital camera. What many people don't understand when they take digital snaps, however, is that the results can be a lot better with a bit of processing. In the old days the best way to do that was with Apple software and there are those who will maintain this view until they die. The PC started to come into its own about 20 years ago when Adobe released its first Windows version of Photoshop and about 10 years ago support started for RAW camera images. Then, in 2007, out came Lightroom, a product designed exclusively for the digital camera user.
There are a lot of other photo-processing applications out there, but I still have vivid memories of some early underwater shots I took with an older digital camera and the magic that occurred when I hit the "Auto levels" button on Photoshop and added a bit of red to the image. More recently I have been playing around with Lightroom 4 and this is a very nice product for the digital camera snapper. Costing around $100, it's a lot more affordable than Adobe's Photoshop. Every digital shot requires some balancing and sharpening to bring out the best, so I recommend you give it a try; you can get a free 30-day trial. You can even use it to easily publish your photos and videos on online sites like Facebook. If you don't like it, then try some other product, but unprocessed digital images are not what they are supposed to be.
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