Vatican Digitizing more than 7 Million Photo Negatives

Posted by admin on Jan 3, 2011

For years, the Vatican newspaper has been capturing snapshots from public and private moments of popes.

The priest Giuseppe Colombara is director of photographic services for L’Osservatore Romano. Being aware of the heritage that the Vatican newspaper has on hand, he decided to make the jump into new technologies and digitize its more than seven million negatives so that the images can be preserved for future generations.

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