Digital Camera Technology Kevin Ng, Fiona Zhang December 10, 2010
Table of Contents Types of digital cameras Overview of digital cameras Advantages of digital cameras Digital camera technology in modern society Digital camera technology and social networking Summary and conclusion References
Types of digital cameras Point and Shoot cameras/compact cameras are the most consumed on the market today. Prices are very affordable. Advance compact cameras/bridge cameras look like DSLRs. These cameras have manual and semi-automatic features. Prices are moderate.
Types of digital cameras(CON’T) Digital Single Lens Reflex(DSLR) are the top of the line cameras to date. These cameras are mainly used by professionals that demand the sharpest imagery. Prices can be jaw-dropping. Mirrorless DSLR cameras are the latest camera technology on the market. This type of camera was invented to give consumers a substitute for true DSLRs and also the portability of a compact camera. Prices are expensive.
Overview of Digital Cameras With software on your computer, you can edit and manipulate photos to your desires. Digital cameras have memory cards to store the pictures you take instead of rolls of film. It is possible to re-use your memory card after deleting or saving your current data.
Overview of Digital Cameras(CON’T) Digital cameras have megapixels, meaning one million pixels. The more you have, the better the quality of the picture is when it’s enlarged. Higher quality digital cameras require lenses. Any lens attached on a camera gathers and focuses light to improve sharpness and quality of shots.
Advantages of Digital Cameras
Digital cameras don’t require a roll of film. This means it saves you money from buying rolls of film and going to the store to get your pictures developed.
You can take more pictures with a digital camera than you would with a camera that requires film.
Digital camera technology eliminate the probability of bad pictures produced from cameras that require film.
Advantages of Digital Cameras(CONT’D) You can print your own photos from a printer. This saves you time visiting your developer and waiting for your photos to come back Even inexpensive digital cameras today can produce high quality photos. Digital picture frames are picture frames that have a clock, calendar, and a slideshow composed of your pictures.
Digital Camera Technology in Modern day Society The need of a digital cameras in today’s society is more demanding. With popularity of social networks and blogs several devices have a camera built in so you can take pictures or other uses.
Digital Camera Technology and Social Networking Social networking have become mainstream in today’s society. To get more hits on your page, the requirement of pictures are required.
Summary and Conclusion The need of pictures to capture moments and memories with others have become a requirement in our modern age. Digital cameras are one of the staples in electronic devices that are in high demand. As imaging in the world advances with technology. The future of digital camera technology will be more compact and lightweight. There will always be demand for better and cheaper and companies will further invest to give consumers what they desire.