Never before has photography been so easy and affordable. Digital technology has finally placed the camera in the hands of the public. For many, taking pictures has become a way of life. The explosion of photographs in social media shows the impact of this technology in our society today. In the midst of these rapid changes, we can easily forget about the past.
This chapter is about the pre-digital age, where lenses were all manual focus and film was the recording medium. It highlights how some equipment can still be relevant, like using manual focus lenses with digital cameras, how to improve your photographs with post processing and many others.