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Digital camera

Any camera that captures images electronically rather than on a reel of film.

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Memory

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

The camera's storage medium. Flash memory is a safe, highly reliable form of storage that doesn't need power to hold the images after they are saved. It won't erase the images unless the user chooses ...

Flash

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

An electronic device that produces a burst of light the consumer can use to produce more exposure on the film.

JPEG

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

Joint Photographic Experts Group, *.jpg. The de facto standard for image compression in digital imaging devices. JPEG is a lossy compression technique, capable of reducing digital images files to ...

LCD

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

Liquid crystal display. The flat screen on many digital cameras that preview photographs that have already been taken. LCDs utilise two sheets of polarising material with a liquid crystal solution ...

Megabyte

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

1024 Kilobytes, written MB, used to refer to the size of files or media such as hard drives. Refers to the amount of information in a file or how much information can be contained on a hard drive or ...

RAM

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

Random Access Memory, . A type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly. This is the fastest type of memory for the computer and the most expensive. There are several types of RAM.

Auto-bracketing

Consumer electronics; Digital camera

A feature of some advanced cameras, where the camera will take several succesive shots (usually three) with slightly different settings.

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