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Advanced Photo System (APS) is a discontinued film format for still photography first produced in 1996.
Alpa was formerly a Swiss camera design company and manufacturer of 35 mm SLR cameras.
Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C) is an image sensor format approximately equivalent in size to the Advanced Photo System "classic" negatives of 25.1×16.7 mm, an aspect ratio of 3:2.
The Arri Group is a global supplier of motion picture film equipment.
Arri bayonet is a lens mount developed by Arri for use with both 16 mm and 35 mm movie camera lenses.
Arri PL is a lens mount developed by Arri for use with both 16 mm and 35 mm movie cameras.
Arri standard is a lens mount developed by Arri for use with both 16 mm and 35 mm movie cameras.
The Asahiflex was a 35mm single-lens reflex camera built by the Asahi Optical Corporation (later to become Pentax).
The B4 lens mount was established in 1994 by the Broadcasting Technology Association (BTA) and is defined in BTA S-1005.
A bayonet mount (mainly as a method of mechanical attachment, as for fitting a lens to a camera) or bayonet connector (for electrical use) is a fastening mechanism consisting of a cylindrical male side with one or more radial pins, and a female receptor with matching L-shaped slot(s) and with spring(s) to keep the two parts locked together.
BNCR is a lens mount developed by Mitchell for use with their REFLEX 35 mm movie cameras (long back-focus; Bausch & Lomb SUPER BALTARs, e.g., and equivalents).
Bolex is a trade mark registered October 1924 for Charles Haccius and Jacques Bogopolsky.
A breech-lock is a system for mounting camera lenses to camera bodies.
A C mount is a type of lens mount commonly found on 16 mm movie cameras, closed-circuit television cameras, machine vision cameras and microscope phototubes.
A camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both.
Introduced in 1987, the EF lens mount is the standard lens mount on the Canon EOS family of SLR film and digital cameras.
The Canon EF-M lens mount, introduced in 2012, is a derivative of the Canon EF lens mount designed for use with the Canon EOS M mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera.
The Canon EF-S lens mount is a derivative of the EF lens mount created for a subset of Canon digital single-lens reflex cameras with APS-C sized image sensors.
Canon EOS (Electro-Optical System) is an autofocus single-lens reflex camera (SLR) camera series produced by Canon Inc..
Canon EOS M is the first mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera produced by Canon.
The Canon FD lens mount is a physical standard for connecting a photographic lens to a 35mm single-lens reflex camera body.
Canon FL refers to a lens mount standard for 35mm single-lens reflex cameras from Canon.
is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers and medical equipment. It's headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan."." Canon. Retrieved on 13 January 2009. Canon has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
The PowerShot products is a line of consumer and prosumer grade digital cameras, launched by Canon in 1996.
The Canon PowerShot A is a now discontinued series of digital cameras released by Canon.
The Canon PowerShot G is a series of digital cameras released by Canon.
Carl Braun Camera-Werk of Nuremberg, Germany, or Braun, as it was more commonly called, was founded as an optical production house.
Carl Zeiss, branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.
A close up or closeup in filmmaking, television production, still photography and the comic strip medium is a type of shot, which tightly frames a person or an object.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors.
Contax began as a camera model in the Zeiss Ikon line in 1932, and later became a brand name.
The Contax G1 and Contax G2 are interchangeable-lens cameras sold by Kyocera under the Contax brand in competition with the Leica M7, Cosina Voigtländer Bessa-R, and Konica Hexar RF.
The Contax I, or Original Contax, is a 35 mm rangefinder camera made between 1932 and 1936 by Zeiss Ikon.
In digital photography, the crop factor, format factor or focal length multiplier of an image sensor format is the ratio of the dimensions of a camera's imaging area compared to a reference format; most often, this term is applied to digital cameras, relative to 35 mm film format as a reference.
A D-mount is a type of lens mount commonly found on 8mm movie cameras.
Digital cinematography is the process of capturing (recording) a motion picture using digital image sensors rather than through film stock.
An extension tube - also called extension ring - is used with interchangeable lenses to focus closer, useful in macro photography.
Film gauge is a physical property of photographic or motion picture film stock which defines its width.
A fisheye lens is an ultra wide-angle lens that produces strong visual distortion intended to create a wide panoramic or hemispherical image.
For an interchangeable lens camera, the flange focal distance (FFD) (also known as the flange-to-film distance, flange focal depth, flange back distance (FBD), flange focal length (FFL), or register, depending on the usage and source) of a lens mount system is the distance from the mounting flange (the metal ring on the camera and the rear of the lens) to the film plane.
The Four Thirds System is a standard created by Olympus and Eastman Kodak for digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) and mirrorless camera design and development.
The Fujica X-mount was a lens mount created by Fujifilm in the late 1970s for the new Fujica SLR lineup: AX-1, AX-3, AX-5, STX-1, STX-1N, STX-2.
, trading as Fujifilm (stylized as FUJiFILM), or simply Fuji, is a Japanese multinational photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo.
The Fujifilm GFX 50S is a mirrorless medium format camera produced by Fujifilm.
The Fujifilm X-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount designed by Fujifilm for use in those cameras in their X-series line that have interchangeable-lenses.
The Fujifilm X-series range of digital cameras consists of Fujifilm's high-end digital cameras and is aimed at professional and keen enthusiast photographers.
Victor Hasselblad AB is a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras, photographic equipment and image scanners based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The image circle is the cross section of the cone of light transmitted by a lens or series of lenses.
Note: If you came here to get a quick understanding of numbers like 1/2.3, skip ahead to table of sensor formats and sizes.
The ISO metric screw threads are the worldwide most commonly used type of general-purpose screw thread.
Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.
was a Japanese manufacturer of, among other products, film, film cameras, camera accessories, photographic and photo-processing equipment, photocopiers, fax machines and laser printers.
The Konica AR camera lens mount was introduced in 1965 with the Konica Autoreflex (Autorex in Japan market), together with a range of lenses.
The Auto-Reflex and Autoreflex is a series of 35mm SLR cameras made by Konica from 1965.
The Konica F was the first 35 mm SLR camera produced by Konishiroku, released in February 1960.
The Konica Hexar RF is a 35 mm rangefinder camera which was sold by Konica.
The Leica CL is a 35 mm compact rangefinder camera with interchangeable lenses in the Leica M-mount.
The Leica L-Mount is an interface between cameras and lenses.
The Leica M mount is a camera lens mount introduced in 1954 with the Leica M3, and a range of lenses.
Leica Microsystems GmbH is a manufacturer of optical microscopes, equipment for the preparation of microscopic specimens and related products.
The Leica R bayonet lens mount is the standard method of connecting a lens to the Leica R series of 35 mm single-lens reflex cameras.
A Lens board (commonly spelled as lensboard) is a photographic part used for securing a lens to the front standard of a large format view camera.
Linhof is a German company, founded in Munich in 1887 by Valentin Linhof.
In the last decade a large number of movies have been shot digitally.
The M39 lens mount is a screw thread mounting system for attaching lenses to 35 mm cameras, primarily rangefinder (RF) Leicas.
The M42 lens mount is a screw thread mounting standard for attaching lenses to 35 mm cameras, primarily single-lens reflex models.
Machine vision (MV) is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance, usually in industry.
Macro photography (or photomacrography or macrography, and sometimes macrophotography), is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects and living organisms like insects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size (though macrophotography technically refers to the art of making very large photographs).
The Mamiya 7 is a medium-format rangefinder system camera manufactured by Mamiya.
The Mamiya RZ67 is a medium format single-lens reflex system camera manufactured by Mamiya.
The Micro Four Thirds system (MFT or M4/3) is a standard released by Olympus and Panasonic in 2008, for the design and development of mirrorless interchangeable lens digital cameras, camcorders and lenses.
The Minolta A-mount camera system was a line of photographic equipment from Minolta.
The Minolta CLE is a TTL-metering automatic exposure aperture-priority 35 mm rangefinder camera using Leica M lenses, introduced by Minolta in 1980.
The Minolta SR-mount was the bayonet mounting system used in all 35mm SLR cameras made by Minolta with interchangeable manual focusing lenses.
The Minolta Vectis S-series comprises two APS system models of film SLR cameras made by Minolta, the flagship model Vectis S-1 and the Vectis S-100.
The Miranda Camera Company, originally named the Orion Camera Company, manufactured cameras in Japan between 1955 and 1978.
is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in measuring instruments and metrological technology, headquartered at Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa.
The movie camera, film camera or cine-camera is a type of photographic camera which takes a rapid sequence of photographs on an image sensor or on a film.
(or), also known just as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in optics and imaging products.
The Nikon 1 series are high-speed mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras with 60 frames per second (fps) continuous shooting speed, using Nikon 1-mount lenses and announced on 21 September 2011.
The Nikon 1-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount developed by Nikon for its Nikon CX format mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras.
The Nikon F-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount developed by Nikon for its 35mm format Single-lens reflex cameras.
Nikon Instruments is a division of the Nikon Corporation, which is headquartered in Tokyo.
The Nikon S-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount used by a series of Nikon 35mm rangefinder cameras (Nikon I, Nikon M, Nikon S, Nikon S2, Nikon SP, Nikon S3, Nikon S4).
is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products.
The Olympus OM System (O.
The Olympus Pen F, Pen FT and Pen FV were very similar half-frame 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras with interchangeable lenses produced by Olympus of Japan between 1963-1966 (Pen F), 1966-1972 (Pen FT) and 1967-1970 (Pen FV).
Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.
The Pentacon Six mount (commonly abbreviated to P6, or Б in Cyrillic) is a breech-lock bayonet lens mount originally used by several medium format single-lens reflex cameras from East Germany.
The Pentax 645 is a medium format single-lens reflex system camera manufactured by Pentax.
The Pentax 6x7 is a SLR medium format system film camera for 120 and 220 film made by Pentax.
The Pentax Auto 110 and Pentax Auto 110 Super are single-lens reflex cameras made by Asahi Pentax that use Kodak's 110 film cartridge.
The Pentax K-mount, sometimes referred to as the "PK-mount", is a bayonet lens mount standard for mounting interchangeable photographic lenses to 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras.
The Pentax Q is a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera introduced by Pentax on June 23, 2011.
Kamera-Werkstätten Guthe & Thorsch (K.W.) was established 1919 in Dresden by Paul Guthe and Benno Thorsch, starting out manufacturing the Patent Etui plate camera.
A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components or electrical components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from one or more sheet layers of copper laminated onto and/or between sheet layers of a non-conductive substrate.
A PV mount is a lens mount developed by Panavision for use with both 16 mm and 35 mm film and digital movie cameras of various sensor sizes.
In mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem, also known as Pythagoras' theorem, is a fundamental relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right triangle.
A rangefinder camera is a camera fitted with a rangefinder, typically a split-image rangefinder: a range-finding focusing mechanism allowing the photographer to measure the subject distance and take photographs that are in sharp focus.
The Red Digital Cinema is an American company that manufactures digital cinematography and photography cameras and accessories.
The Rolleiflex SL35 is a range of SLR cameras from the German camera maker, Rollei.
The Rolleiflex SL66 is a single lens reflex camera made by Rollei, in regular production from 1966-82.
The Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) is a learned society for the promotion of microscopy. It was founded in 1839 as the Microscopical Society of London making it the oldest organisation of its kind in the world. In 1866, the society gained its royal charter and took its current name. Founded as a society of amateurs, its membership consists of individuals of all skill levels in numerous related fields from throughout the world. Every year since 1852, the society has published its own scientific journal, the Journal of Microscopy, which contains peer-reviewed papers and book reviews. The society is a registered charity that is dedicated to advancing science, developing careers and supporting wider understanding of science and microscopy through its Outreach activities. Probably the society's greatest contribution is its standardised 3x1 inches microscope glass slides in 1840, which are still the most widely used size today and known as the "RMS standard". The Royal Microscopical Society is a member of the Foundation for Science and Technology, the Biosciences Federation, the European Microscopy Society and the International Federation of Societies for Microscopy.
The S-mount is a standard lens mount used in various surveillance CCTV cameras and webcams.
The Samsung NX mini is a digital rangefinder-style interchangeable lens mirrorless camera announced by Samsung on March 19, 2014.
The Samsung NX-mount is the lens mount used on NX series mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras by Samsung.
In photography, a secondary lens is a lens designed to be used in conjunction with another lens, called the primary lens.
is a Japanese company, manufacturing cameras, lenses, flashes and other photographic accessories.
The Sigma SA-mount is a lens mount by the Sigma Corporation of Japan for use on their autofocus single-lens reflex and mirrorless cameras.
A single-lens reflex camera (SLR) is a camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence "reflex" from the mirror's reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured.
The E-mount is a lens mount designed by Sony for their NEX ("New E-mount eXperience") and ILCE series of camcorders and mirrorless cameras.
Sony α (the lower case to Greek letter alpha, often transliterated as Sony Alpha), is a camera system introduced on 5 June 2006.
Mavica (Magnetic Video Camera) was a brand of Sony cameras which used removable disks as the main recording medium.
A system camera is a camera with interchangeable components that constitutes the core of a system.
The T-mount is a standard lens mount for cameras and other optical assemblies.
is a Japanese company manufacturing photographic lenses, optical components and commercial/industrial-use optics.
A teleconverter (sometimes called tele extender) is a secondary lens which is mounted between the camera and a photographic lens.
In photography and cinematography, a telephoto lens is a specific type of a long-focus lens in which the physical length of the lens is shorter than the focal length.
is a Japanese manufacturer of photographic lenses and CCTV security equipment.
An ultra wide-angle lens is a lens whose focal length is shorter than the short side of film or sensor.
The Unified Thread Standard (UTS) defines a standard thread form and series—along with allowances, tolerances, and designations—for screw threads commonly used in the United States and Canada.
In economics, vendor lock-in, also known as proprietary lock-in or customer lock-in, makes a customer dependent on a vendor for products and services, unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs.
A view camera is a large format camera in which the lens forms an inverted image on a ground glass screen directly at the plane of the film.
In photography and cinematography, a wide-angle lens refers to a lens whose focal length is substantially smaller than the focal length of a normal lens for a given film plane.
Yashica was a Japanese manufacturer of cameras.
110 is a cartridge-based film format used in still photography.
120 is a popular film format for still photography introduced by Kodak for their Brownie No.
135 is photographic film in a film format used for still photography.
16 mm film is a historically popular and economical gauge of film.
35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).
70 mm film (or 65 mm film) is a wide high-resolution film gauge for motion picture photography, with higher resolution than the standard 35 mm motion picture film format.
8 mm film is a motion picture film format in which the film strip is eight millimeters wide.