* Those who want to take hundreds of photos for various uses without printing them can do this at minimal cost.
* Storing large quantities of digital media on the newer computers is much cheaper than film.
* No degradation occurs when copying images from one medium to another.
* You can view pictures on your computer without having to scan them first.
* With a consumer-grade printer and a computer, you can print your own photos.
* Film cameras of equal quality are often much larger than digital cameras.
* While it is necessary to change film after 24 to 36 shots, you can store hundreds of images on the same card in a digital camera.
* With many of the new cameras, you can view your photos on the television with an AV-out function that is included.
* It is easy and inexpensive to experiment with the settings on a digital camera. With a film camera, you could use up many rolls of film trying to learn to use it.
* Some printers can communicate directly with your camera, or its memory card; you don't need a computer to print your pictures.
* Digital cameras make it easy to add information to your pictures, such as time and date.
* Sharper images are now possible with digitals due to the anti-shake tools, making tripods nearly obsolete.
* A color darkroom is as close as your computer, and you can now avoid the very expensive photo labs.