Silicon Chips the size of a fingernail within a camera that contains millions of photo sensitive diodes called photosites.
Photo sensitive diodes.
The length of time the shutter is open enabling light to strike the image sensor.
Picture elements composed of millions of tiny squares.
Refers to the numbr of pixels contained within a picture. Recommend 300 for print quality - 72 for web.
mega = 1 million - Contains millions of pixels
Point and Shoot cameras automatically control .. .
Focus, Exposure and White balance
Brings a subject closer
magnification created by the lens. Physically changes how far the lens is from the sensor.
A digital crop within the camera. Not a true magnification.
Brings the object closer.
High quality print
2400 X 1200 dpi (dots per inch)
Controls shutter speed.
Small F-stop number
Slower Shutter speed - Larger opening - lets in more light. Use at night.
Larger f-stop number
Faster Shutter Speed - Smaller opening - lets in less lights. Use outside and in well lit areas.
The amount of light allowed on the image sensor.
Smaller file - Lossy - universally recognized
Uncompressed and unprocessed from the camera. It must be edited in software before it can be viewed.
Lossless - Larger file - Not for the web
Oldest picture format - supports animation - use on the web.
Lossless - used to replace GIF - supports more colors - use on the web
Whenever possible, zoom with your _____________
To conserve storage space . . .
Delete unwanted pictures immediately
For Better picture taking . . .
Use the burst
Avoid using the flash when possible