Definition

digital camera

A digital camera records and stores photographic images in digital form. Many current models are also able to capture sound or video, in addition to still images. Capture is usually accomplished by use of a photosensor, using a charged coupled device (CCD). These stored images can be uploaded to a computer immediately or stored in the camera for to be uploaded into a computer or printer later. Images may also be archived on a photographic compact disc or external hard disk.

Most digital cameras have a LCD for viewing both images in the viewfinder and those in the camera's memory. Kodak, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Olympus and several other companies make digital cameras.

This was last updated in July 2007

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Digital cameras bring a new level of pleasure to take a picture and there are many benefits, many of which were not possible with the ordinary film camera. Digital cameras are more convenient than film cameras, and since there is no need to buy and develop a movie, operating costs are low. Also, a captive image on the monitor can be checked immediately and can be withdrawn if necessary. Apart from this, you can view your digital images on a TV or PC, print them at home etc.
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Digital camera is very good, a digital camera or digicam is a camera that captures photos in digital memory. ... Digital and Movie cameras share an optical system, usually using a lens with a variable diaphragm to focus light on an image pickup device. Its picture also gets very good.
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