Authors: Christopher Gennari
Addresses: Camden County College, Jefferson Hall 305, College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012, USA
Abstract: Digital photography allows for the collection of large amounts of archival documents in a short period of time. This has many benefits for the researcher including a greater convenience of time, a dramatic savings of money, and an increased flexibility in using the documents. This essay describes my own experience using digital photography in the Riksarkivet in Stockholm, as well as the materials, methods, advantages and disadvantages of using a digital workflow for research.
Keywords: digital photography; national archives; images; foreign research; document mobility; doctoral research; digital technology; archive digitalisation; archival documents; digital culture.
International Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, 2008 Vol.1 No.1, pp.100 - 107
Published online: 29 Aug 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article