Definition: Image Sensor

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Image Sensors are the nitty gritty end of the digital camera. Basically the digital version of film. Film camera’s took 35mm film, in digital camera’s the ‘digital film’ is called an image sensor. But there are lots of different types (or sizes) of image sensors, and this can be important when choosing a digital camera. What is an Image Sensor: …

What is a DSLR?

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There’s lots of fancy abbreviations in photography and they can be confusing, you can sometimes feel like you’re reading another language! So while weighing up the pros and cons of DSLR’s which I am doing at the moment, I thought it may be a good idea to start at the beginning and look at what a DSLR really is. Well …

Movie Mode – How Good is it?

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A lot of manufactures make digital cameras with a movie mode or video camera capabilities (although limited), but are they any good? Personally I feel that a camera is best for taking photographs and a video camera is best for shooting movies. Most video cameras have a still frame mode as a digital camera feature as well. Although both of these …