A camera is a device used to record images in photographic or video format. Cameras use a light-sensitive medium to record the light that enters a closed box via a converging lens. They also have a shutter mechanism to control exposure time. Modern cameras evolved from the "camera obscura" (Latin for "dark chamber"), which was developed in the fifth century B.C. by Chinese philosopher Mo Ti.
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- Digital Cameras
Digital cameras capture images that can be repeatedly processed and provide instant feedback to the photographer. Learn all about digital cameras with this helpful guide.
- How Digital Cameras Work
Unlike traditional cameras, in which images are transferred onto photographic film, digital cameras focus the image on an array of very small components called charge-coupled devices, or CCDs.
- Digital Cameras Directory
Visit this digital camera supplier directory for information about digital cameras and digital camera suppliers in the United States. The photo on this page depicts a digital SLR camera on a white background.
- History of Cameras
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- Photography Information Guide
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- Consumer Electronics
This consumer electronics guide features information about digital cameras, printers, and more, as well as links to a variety of related goods and services.
- Camera News
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- Digital Camcorders
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- Surveillance Equipment
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- Computer Cables
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- Photo Album
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- Photo Printers
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- Young Newswoman Holding a Microphone (Digital Image)
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Cameras Directory Page(s)
- Cameras Page on AbiFind.com
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- Cameras Page on Adirectory.us
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- Cameras Page on BusinessSeek.biz
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- Cameras Page on Chosensites.com
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- Cameras Page on Jumblex.org
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- Gustavson, Todd. 500 Cameras. New York, NY. Fall River Press. 2011.
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