Disadvantages of Digital Photography For most consumers in prosperous countries such as the United States, the advantages of digital cameras outweigh their disadvantages. However, the professional photography community is split on the issue. Much of the post-shooting work once done in the past by a photo lab is now done by the photographer himself. Although there are wide arrays of benefits to digital photography, there are a few drawbacks or disadvantages of digital photography are also prevailing and are described here as following. Need for Computer literacy, one has to be computer literate in order to maximise the funcions of his digita camera. Its not that much easy to store the pictures of camera to computer one must have sound knowledge o f computers so as to alter the photos so as to provide them demanded finishing. Technological advancements, there is the possibility in the future that some digital photo formats like JPEG may become obsolete and need some replacements. These technological advancements put negative effect on digital photography. Artistry is lost, there are some professional photographers who feel that with the rapid use of digital cameras in digital photography their artistic quality had been abolished and now noone bother about capturing the nice original background while taking pictures because one has to edit it with computer aided programs hence it leads to a loss of some quality that lies within them. High initial cost, generally digital cameras are more expensive than ordinary film cameras which put necessary monetory pressure on photographer's pockets. When we calculate the long term costs of developing the films these digital photographs found to be very less expensive, hence we can say that the initial cost is more but in long run one can find it inexpensive form of photography. Losing pictures, is another drawback of digital photography. Many peopel will copy the pictures on their PC and not get them printed or backing them up. If something happens to their PC then they lose all their pictures. Bigger images get reflects lower quality, one of the major problems with digital photography is that as a digital photograph is enlarged, the quality of the image gets reduced considerably. The frames got broken and the photograph looses its quality when it get bigger in size.
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