Digital Camera-Michael Denham
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a hole that can be made larger or smaller to control how much light falls on the sensor.
two or more connected primary cells
that provide a source of electric current.
boxlike devices that encode images or videos and store them for later reproduction.
a device that replaces film and uses a large array of small dots to capture light and color information.
an optional device that sits above the lens and
lights up the scene to be captured.
devices used to turn light into discrete signals.
a tool used to view the captured image and to navigate through menu screens.
a piece of transparent substance made from glass optics that helps focus on an object and capture an image.
tools located next to the LCD screen that allow the user to direct the camera functions.
a physical point in an image and the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.
a piece of transparent substance with a fixed focal length.
a memory card formatted for use in portable devices.
a device that determines how long light is allowed to fall on the sensor.
a small disk located on the top of any camera that is pressed to capture an image.
a portable three-legged frame used to support the camera and maintain its stability.
a type of serial device that allows for connecting peripheral devices in a system.
the window that allows a user to see what image is going to be captured.
a piece of transparent substance that allows a person to get closer to an object.