Cameras

  1. Film cameras
    1. APS

    2. 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 container.
    3. 35 mm Cameras
      1. SLR

      2. Single Lens Reflex cameras may have auto exposure and focus but they also have manual overrides. these are the cameras professionals use.
      3. Point and shoot

      4. These cameras have automatic focus and exposure controls. Picture from http://www.samsung.com/

    4. Single use cameras

    5. Disposable cameras come in indoor, outdoor and panorama versions.
  2. Digital Cameras

  3. 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 photography http://www.imaging-resource.com/ )
    1. Resolution

    2. Defined by the number of pixels hoizontally and vertically on the camera sensing device.
      1. Email 320 X240
      2. VGA 640 X480
      3. XVGA 1024 X 738
      4. Megapixel cameras
        1. SVGA 1280 X 960
        2. 3.3 Megapixel and above
    3. Storage
      1. Smart Media Card

      2. Compact Flash

      3. Memory Stick

      4. Available with some Sony products including digital still cameras, camcorders and computers.
      5. Floppy Disk

      6. CD-R

      7. 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
        mega-pixel) images.
      8. IBM MicroDrive

      9. 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.
      10. Others

      11. There some new and smaller memory devices out that will allow for even smaller digital cameras.
    4. Card Readers

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