A device which swells the ego of every affluent 14 year old on Myspace, prompting them to proclaim themselves a "photographer."
Digital cameras actually require no real talent, as one can set them to auto mode, fix any errors in one's photos by use of computer software, and do not require the user to know how to develop film or prints.
14 year old: Check out my new digital camera my parents bought me! Look at this cool angled photo of my face! I upped the contrast with photoshop.