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Digital photography is the process of using electronic and computing appliances to capture, create, edit and share digital images/photographs. It encompasses several different technologies to provide electronic or computer-based photography services.
It is mainly used as a means to create, publish or use digital photographs on computers and/or the Internet.
Typically, a digital photograph - the outcome of digital photography - is stored in a bitmap (BMP) format. However, it can vary from device/technology and per user requirements. It replaces standard photography's conventional microfilm with storage cards or computer storage devices to store/access a captured/scanned/copied image.
Some electronic and computing technologies that enable or are part of digital photography are: