Digital cameras are changing how Iraq war is perceived: How would this have been different if they were traditional? Would it have played out differently? Traditional photos can get lost, aren’t instantly reproducable, and have to be physically transported. Would this situation not have come to light if that were the case?
Some of the most shocking or memorable photos from the Iraq war were almost certainly taken by soldiers or government contractors — and zipped around the world with an ease that never existed in the days of film. […]
…The New Yorker confirmed the photos were shot with a digital camera, though it did not disclose the source.