DSLRs generally share a wide range of features and functions and sometimes even have similar button layouts. With that in mind, the diagrams below are simply meant to represent a generic DSLR. DSLR Front Diagram Shutter Release Button : Press the shutter button halfway to initiate focus and metering. Press completely to take the shot. Red eye reduction/Self timer
Introduction Camera light meter determine light in on your scene in order to set the optimal combination of aperture size, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity to get the photo you want. Light Meter The light meter appears when you are looking through your camera’s viewfinder. It’s activated by pressing the shutter button and measures the intensity of the light
Introduction Exposure is a measurement of the amount of light hitting camera’s sensor and determines how light or dark your picture looks. It can be controlled by Shutter speed : It indicates the speed in which the curtain opens then closes. This is essentially how long light is permitted to hit your camera’s sensor once you hit the shutter-release button.
The focal length of a lens is an inherent property of the lens, it is the distance from the center of the lens to the point at which objects at infinity focus. Field of view is simply what your lens together with the camera can see and capture from left to right, to top to bottom. If you are shooting
In DSLR, a mirror inside the camera body reflects the light coming in through the lens up to a prism, and into the viewfinder for you to preview your shot. When you press the shutter button, the mirror flips up, a shutter opens and the light falls onto the image sensor, which captures the final image. Mirrorless cameras take a different
The figures below describe the main layout of a DSLR camera, it also illustrates the main parts of the camera. Light enters to the camera through the lens. This light is reflected to the view finder by the mirror and Pentaprism. During the photo capture, mirror goes up and light falls on the optical sensor. Below image shows the working
Introduction A tripod is a portable three-legged frame or stand, used as a platform for supporting the weight and maintaining the stability of Camera. A tripod provides stability against downward forces and horizontal forces and movements about horizontal axes. Understanding Tripod There are seven characteristics common to all tripods: Collapsed size : Collapsed Size is how long the tripod measures