posts from category: Cameras

Digital Camera shooting modes

A digital camera’s mode dial sets the various shooting modes. Depending on the camera model, the mode dial more or less includes basic zone modes, creative zone modes and the movie shooting modes.

Understanding “Megapixel”

You’ve heard a lot about camera resolution in terms of megapixel. Very few amateurs have a clear idea of what a pixel is, then megapixel comes later on! A pixel or pel (picture element) is generally the smallest single component … Keep Reading…

The CCD & CMOS image sensors

A sensor is the device which converts an optical image into an electronic signal, now mostly known as digital charge-coupled device sensor (CCD) or complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel sensors. While each cell of a CCD image sensor is an … Keep Reading…

The Digital Camera

A digital camera, popularly known as a digicam, records images on an electronic image sensor and stores those images into storage mediums such as memory cards. Digital cameras share similar optical system as in film cameras, using a lens with … Keep Reading…