Advanced Photo System is the newest development in film cameras. The
film is smaller than 35 mm film and loads automatically. Photos can be
developed in any of three formats and the negatives are stored in the film
35 mm Cameras
Single Lens Reflex cameras may have auto exposure and focus but they
also have manual overrides. these are the cameras professionals use.
Point and shoot
These cameras have automatic focus and exposure controls. Picture from
Single use cameras
Disposable cameras come in indoor, outdoor and panorama versions.
Picture of a Nikon 990, 3.34 Megapixel digital camera (2048x1536) from
Imaging Resource( a terrific site for up-to-date info on the world of digital
Defined by the number of pixels hoizontally and vertically on the camera
Email 320 X240
VGA 640 X480
XVGA 1024 X 738
SVGA 1280 X 960
3.3 Megapixel and above
Smart Media Card
Available with some Sony products including digital still cameras,
camcorders and computers.
The newest Sony Mavica camera stores its pictures on a156MB 3 1/2-inch
CD-R, which can hold up to 160 1600x1200 (2.1
The IBM MicroDrive is a hard drive with a disk ths size of a quarter.
It comes in either 340MB or 1GB sizes.
It fits a Type II PC slot.
There some new and smaller memory devices out that will allow for even
smaller digital cameras.
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