Traditional cameras capture light onto photographic film or photographic plate . Video and digital cameras use electronics , usually a charge coupled device (CCD) or sometimes a CMOS sensor to capture images which can be transferred or stored in tape or computer memory inside the camera for later playback or processing .
the size of the aperture and the brightness of the scene controls the amount of light that enters the camera during a period of time, and the shutter controls the length of time that the light hits the recording surface. Equivalent exposures can be made with a larger aperture and a faster shutter speed or a corresponding smaller aperture and with the shutter speed slowed down.
type of photographic camera which takes a rapid sequence of photographs on strips of film . In contrast to a still camera , which captures a single snapshot at a time, the movie camera takes a series of images, each called a "frame".
Instamatic is a series of inexpensive, easy-to-load 126 and 110 cameras made by Kodak beginning in 1963. The Instamatic was immensely successful, introducing a generation to low-cost photography and spawning numerous imitators
The Instamatic 100, the first Instamatic sold in the US
are simple, inexpensive film box cameras made almost entirely out of plastic , often including the lens . The term is misleading, since they are not 'toys' in the sense that these cameras are actually capable of taking photographs.