When I first started working in travel publishing in 2003, it was a pivotal time for photography; digital cameras were becoming affordable and the image quality was just about good enough for print reproduction. Many pros, however, remained skeptical and hadn’t yet made the leap from film to digital.
Picture libraries were still the gatekeepers of vast archives of transparencies and the roles of picture librarian and picture researcher were specialisms markedly distinct from that of a designer or editor.
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