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Beginner's guide to going digital
  1. Keith Barrand

    Keith Barrand qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1988. After four years in mixed practice in Norfolk he joined his present seven‐vet mixed practice in Lincolnshire where he is now the senior director. He holds the RCVS certificate in small animal medicine and is an adviser to candidates. His interests include all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery. He made the transition to digital photography after many years of 35 mm photography.


DIGITAL photography offers some distinct advantages over film photography, not the least of which are instantaneous pictures and ease of manipulation, storage and transfer of image files. This article is aimed at practitioners with little or no experience of digital photography, who want to explore the possibility of using digital images in their day‐to‐day practice. It includes tips and techniques applicable to a variety of clinical disciplines, and considers how best to present the resulting images.

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