The third method is called scanning because the sensor moves across the focal plane much like the sensor of an image scanner. The linear or tri-linear sensors in scanning cameras utilize only a single line of photosensors, or three lines for the three colors. Scanning may be accomplished by moving the sensor (for example, when using color co-site sampling) or by rotating the whole camera. A digital rotating line camera offers images of very high total resolution.
Traditional cameras capture light onto photographic plate or photographic film. Video and digital cameras use an electronic image sensor, usually a charge coupled device (CCD) or a CMOS sensor to capture images which can be transferred or stored in a memory card or other storage inside the camera for later playback or processing.
Sure, you’ve been coasting along just fine with your phone’s camera, but it might be time to give digital cameras another look. From simple point-and-shoots to top-of-the line DSLRs, you’re bound to find a model that matches your exact needs and budget. Still not willing to set down your smartphone — even for just a sec? Here are six reasons why we think you should.
If you’re frustrated by the camera on your phone, you’ll notice a huge difference with a DSLR. The latest generation in camera technology captures whatever’s happening in your world in razor sharp detail. Shoot beautiful landscapes, stunning portraits and crystal clear close-ups, all with the simple click of a button.
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Very much a Marmite camera, but one that definitely deserves a nod here. With its less conventional SLT construction, the camera is able to offer 79 phase-detect points, which is considerably more than DSLR-type cameras at the same level. Add to that 8fps burst shooting with focus tracking and Sony’s 4D Focus technology, and what you have is a camera that’s far better suited to shooting action than many others. With the further benefit of a tilting screen and an OLED viewfinder, the camera is arguably more flexible when you’re shooting in low light or at awkward angles than the average DSLR, although the screen isn’t the best of its kind, and the future of the SLT system isn’t entirely clear now that Sony is focusing its attention on the likes of the A6000 (below).
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Enthusiast DSLRs are where you begin to see more advanced metering and autofocus systems, accompanied by dual control wheels and a greater number of physical buttons. In addition, construction tends to be more robust, with the introduction of protective metal cages beneath the polycarbonate exterior.
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From the late 1980s competition and technical innovations made 35 mm camera systems more versatile and sophisticated by adding more advanced light metering capabilities such as spot-metering; limited area metering such as used by Canon with the F1 series; matrix metering as used by Nikon, exposure communication with dedicated electronic flash units. The user interface also changed on many cameras, replacing meter needle displays that were galvanometer-based and thereby fragile, with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and then with more comprehensive liquid crystal displays (LCDs) both in the SLR viewfinder and externally on the cameras’ top plate using an LCD screen. Wheels and buttons replaced the shutter dial on the camera and the aperture ring on the lens on many models, although some photographers still prefer shutter dials and aperture rings. Some manufacturers introduced image stabilization on certain lenses to combat camera shake and to allow longer hand-held exposures without using a tripod. This feature is especially useful with long telephoto lenses.
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An 18 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor works in conjunction with the improved DIGIC 4 processing engine for sharp and accurate shooting. A built-in Feature Guide explains the features and functions of the 1300D – you’ll be snapping striking photos in no time.
All of the best DSLRs in this roundup support Raw capture for home processing, as well as JPEGs processed in-camera for your convenience. Furthermore, they offer the traditional PASM quartet of manual and semi-manual exposure modes, usually backed up by a range of fully automatic point-and-shoot modes (professional full-frame models exempted).
Image capture is only part of the image forming process. Regardless of material, some process must be employed to render the latent image captured by the camera into a viewable image. With slide film, the developed film is just mounted for projection. Print film requires the developed film negative to be printed onto photographic paper or transparency. Prior to the advent of laser jet and inkjet printers, celluloid photographic negative images had to be mounted in an enlarger which projected the image onto a sheet of light-sensitive paper for a certain length of time (usually measured in seconds or fractions of a second). This sheet then was soaked in a chemical bath of developer (to bring out the image) followed immediately by a stop bath (to neutralize the progression of development and prevent the image from changing further once exposed to normal light). After this, the paper was hung until dry enough to safely handle. This post-production process allowed the photographer to further manipulate the final image beyond what had already been captured on the negative, adjusting the length of time the image was projected by the enlarger and the duration of both chemical baths to change the image’s intensity, darkness, clarity, etc. This process is still employed by both amateur and professional photographers, but the advent of digital imagery means that the vast majority of modern photographic work is captured digitally and rendered via printing processes that are no longer dependent on chemical reactions to light. Such digital images may be uploaded to an image server (e.g., a photo-sharing website), viewed on a television, or transferred to a computer or digital photo frame. Every type can then be produced as a hard copy on regular paper or photographic paper via a printer.
At CES 2013, Sakar International announced the Polaroid iM1836, an 18 MP camera with 1″-sensor with interchangeable sensor-lens. An adapter for Micro Four Thirds, Nikon and K-mount lenses was planned to ship with the camera.
The lenses typically used on DSLRs have a wider range of apertures available to them, ranging from as large as f/0.9 to about f/32. Lenses for smaller sensor cameras rarely have true available aperture sizes much larger than f/2.8 or much smaller than f/5.6.
In 2013, after a decade of double-digit growth, DSLR (along with MILC) sales are down 15 percent. This may be due to some low-end DSLR users choosing to use a smartphone instead. The market intelligence firm IDC predicts Nikon will be out of business in five years if the trend continues. The market has shifted from being driven by hardware to software, and camera manufacturers have not been keeping up.
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Nikon looks to be positioning its D850 as a serious video rig with today’s announcement of its D850 Filmmaker’s Kit. The kit includes the body, 20/35/85mm F1.8G lenses, an Atomos Ninja Flame external recorder, two microphones and an extra battery.
The powerful Olympus Tough TG-5 is waterproof to depths of up to 50 feet, which isn’t the deepest among compact point-and-shoots, but will suffice for snorklers. With its 4x optical zoom lens (24mm-100mm), which has a wide, f/2.0 maximum aperture, the TG-5’s lens offers very good quality photos and beautiful video at 4K-resolution. It can also shoot RAW photos, which means it will do a better job than most in darker underwater scenes, and the Olympus features several special underwater modes, as well.
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The Panasonic Lumix FZ72 has the equivalent of a 1200mm lens. It has excellent image stabilisation and a fast AF system, though does have some performance issues as the full focal length. It handles well and has good sound and video capabilities.
In recent years, mirrorless cameras have been catching up to DSLRs, which have typically offered the best overall performance. Mirrorless cameras like the Sony’s beastly A9 have spec sheets that surpass its DSLR competition in several areas like megapixel count. Buying a DSLR from one the big manufacturers like Canon or Nikon, however, does open you up to a much bigger lens market, including a whole host of used gear available at cheaper prices on the secondary market. DSLRs are also typically much better on battery life than mirrorless cameras, too.