How will the Apple iPad help photographers?

Updated on Thursday, February 18 2010

Much has been made of the Apple iPad announcement and no matter what side of the fence you're on, it does mean a few interesting things for photographers..

For starters, it is a great tool in showing off your portfolio to a client thanks to the rich multimedia capabilities. More importantly, however it will also mean that thanks to the media rich content and e-books and e-magazines expected to be a big factor in the Apple iPad, it will also mean a surge in demand for video material.

The Luminous Landscape rounds up the implications for photographers in this interesting article here. Photofocus also argues about the opportunities the iPad will generate for photographers to publish photobooks and be able to distribute widely. Read the article here.