A lens may be the most important part of a camera, because it forms and focuses photographic images. A filter, affixed in front of a camera lens, can help protect the lens from damage.
Digital cameras enable photographers to quickly shoot quality photos with various lenses. This page includes a discussion of camera lenses and links to selected camera lens manufacturers.
A pair of diopters is centered on a red background. A large number of cylinders, accessories, and prisms are neatly stored with the diopters, so they can be easily accessed by the optometrist or optician.
The lens of a camera gathers light and focuses it on the imager, which converts the light into an electrical signal. Camcorder lenses can be adjusted in a variety of ways, including aperture, zoom, shutter speed, and gain.