Science is a human endeavour, just as art is a human endeavour. Much harm has come from trying to force them apart (cf C. P. Snow's Two Cultures).
What matters is the end result, not how you got there.
Indeed. However, if you try to understand the point I'm making, you'll see that digital technology behaves very differently from more traditional, analogue ones, in particular when it comes to capturing and reproducing real events.