Photographic film, according to some, offers a much higher resolution, a wider range of colors and more dynamic than digital sensors; However, the convenience, the ability to immediately preview images and saving money offered by the photos and video in a digital format, brought a photograph of analog applications rather niche; and Analog cameras are increasingly available for purchase in antique stores. Nowadays, digital technology available to consumers is capable of taking pictures so sharp that they exceed the vision achievable for most people, for small formats (such as Apple's Retina display HD); However, feature films are still being recorded using a 35-mm film to safely scale the image on a large movie screen. The range of colors, frame rate and dynamic range in a confrontation with analogue technology was a big challenge for digital photography. However, HDR algorithms and better and better digital matrices helped to solve these problems and achieve performance that rival the classic photography, recorded on the light-sensitive membrane. Let us summarize all the pros and cons of pictures taken in analog and digital technology:

The advantages of analog photography (traditional)

* Photo film has a higher resolution, making it ideal for very large prints, such as landscapes.
* Light-sensitive membrane saves the image of the "first generation", which shows the direct representation of the light that reached the camera lens.
* High-end analog film cameras are usually less expensive and will not become obsolete in the near future.
* The dynamic range of the film, which includes the ability to retain details of lights and shadows, is greater.
* Photo film may be doubly exposed to light.
* Analog film cameras have a longer battery life.
* Shutter lag is less likely.

Disadvantages of analog photography

* Make an image requires a lot more work.
* Quality prints from negatives largely depends on the skills and preferences of the person creating the prints.
* Storing negatives and prints requires a lot of space.
* Hand labeling of prints and negatives can take a long time.
* Buying and processing a photographic film may be associated with high cost.
* Inability to preview shots. You have to wait until the negative is invoked to see the effect.

The advantages of digital photography

* It is more convenient to use.
* It is an ideal solution for sharing images electronically, eg. E-mail and photo galleries on the internet.
* Digital cameras are usually lighter, and one memory card can store a lot more pictures.
* Easier to import images to the image editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Gimp.
* Digital photos are easier to print.
* There is no need to describe each photo manually, because the EXIF data are stored for each image taken by a digital camera.
* You can see your pictures immediately after the shot, because the digital camera has the ability to preview.

Disadvantages of digital photography

* Digital cameras are not very good in conditions of intense lighting.
* Long exposure of digital images can cause a decrease in image quality.
* Photos may be lost in when the PC crashed or failure of memory card.
* Digital cameras are more expensive than analog cameras.


What is the process of invoking analog photos?

This name comes from the days of analogue photography and is an expression of the process of transferring images on photo paper. In this day and age of digital photography, it is simply to print photos stored on a memory card for example, or the images uploaded on the Internet. Although this term is used today, be aware that it concerns a completely different processes. Invoking images of analog means processing photosensitive material (film and photo paper) in a specially adapted room called a photographic darkroom. Photos are called analog because the photosensitive material must be subjected to a dip in chemical reagents, which causes the appearance of images on a white photographic paper.