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Point-and-shoot camera

Index Point-and-shoot camera

A point-and-shoot camera, also known as compact camera, is a still camera designed primarily for simple operation. [1]

47 relations: Advanced Photo System, Aperture, Apple, APS-C, Autofocus, Bridge camera, Camera phone, Canon Inc., Digital photography, Disc film, Disposable camera, Electronic viewfinder, Exposure (photography), Fixed-focus lens, Flash (photography), Focus (optics), Fujifilm X100, Full-frame digital SLR, Hot shoe, Image sensor format, IPhone, Light meter, Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, Mode dial, Orb (optics), Photographer, Photographic film, Photographic filter, Raw image format, Red-eye effect, Reflection (physics), Retroreflector, Shutter (photography), Single-lens reflex camera, Smartphone, Snapshot (photography), Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, Still camera, Superzoom, System camera, Vernacular photography, Viewfinder, Yashica, Zoom lens, 110 film, 126 film, 135 film.

Advanced Photo System

Advanced Photo System (APS) is a discontinued film format for still photography first produced in 1996.

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Aperture

In optics, an aperture is a hole or an opening through which light travels.

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Apple

An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus pumila).

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APS-C

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.

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Autofocus

An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area.

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Bridge camera

Bridge cameras are cameras that fill the niche between the single-lens reflex cameras (SLRs) and the point-and-shoot camera.

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Camera phone

A camera phone is a mobile phone which is able to capture photographs and often record video using one or more built-in digital cameras.

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Canon Inc.

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.

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Digital photography

Digital photography is a form of photography that uses cameras containing arrays of electronic photodetectors to capture images focused by a lens, as opposed to an exposure on photographic film.

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Disc film

Cartridge of disc film Disc film was a still-photography film format aimed at the consumer market, and introduced by Kodak in 1982.

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Disposable camera

Disposable or single-use camera is a simple box camera meant to be used once.

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Electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (EVF) is a camera viewfinder where the image captured by the lens is projected electronically onto a miniature display.

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Exposure (photography)

In photography, exposure is the amount of light per unit area (the image plane illuminance times the exposure time) reaching a photographic film or electronic image sensor, as determined by shutter speed, lens aperture and scene luminance.

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Fixed-focus lens

A photographic lens for which the focus is not adjustable is called a fixed-focus lens or sometimes focus-free.

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Flash (photography)

A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene.

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Focus (optics)

In geometrical optics, a focus, also called an image point, is the point where light rays originating from a point on the object converge.

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Fujifilm X100

The Fujifilm X100 series of digital cameras, the FinePix X100, X100S, X100T and X100F, are large sensor compact cameras with a 23 mm fixed prime lens (35 mm equivalent angle of view (AOV) in 35 mm full frame format).

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Full-frame digital SLR

The term full frame or ff is used by users of digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLRs) as a shorthand for an image sensor format which is the same size as 35mm format film.

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Hot shoe

Canon EOS 350D Hot shoe Proprietary hot shoe used by Minolta and older Sony cameras (Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D) A hot shoe is a mounting point on the top of a camera to attach a flash unit and other compatible accessories.

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Image sensor format

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.

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IPhone

iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.

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Light meter

A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light.

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Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera

A mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) features a single, removable lens and uses a digital display system rather than an optical viewfinder.

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Mode dial

A mode dial or camera dial is a dial used on digital cameras to change the camera's mode.

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Orb (optics)

In photography, an orb is a typically circular artifact on an image, created as a result of flash photography illuminating a mote of dust or other particle.

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Photographer

A photographer (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person who makes photographs.

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Photographic film

Photographic film is a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film base coated on one side with a gelatin emulsion containing microscopically small light-sensitive silver halide crystals.

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Photographic filter

In photography and videography, a filter is a camera accessory consisting of an optical filter that can be inserted into the optical path.

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Raw image format

A camera raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of either a digital camera, image scanner, or motion picture film scanner.

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Red-eye effect

The red-eye effect in photography is the common appearance of red pupils in color photographs of the eyes of humans and several other animals.

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Reflection (physics)

Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated.

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Retroreflector

A retroreflector (sometimes called a retroflector or cataphote) is a device or surface that reflects light back to its source with a minimum of scattering.

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Shutter (photography)

In photography, a shutter is a device that allows light to pass for a determined period, exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light in order to capture a permanent image of a scene.

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Single-lens reflex camera

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.

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Smartphone

A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.

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Snapshot (photography)

A snapshot is a photograph that is "shot" spontaneously and quickly, most often without artistic or journalistic intent.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a premium fixed-lens compact camera made by Sony as part of its Cyber-shot line of digital cameras.

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Still camera

A still camera is a type of camera used to take photographs.

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Superzoom

A superzoom or hyperzoom lens is a type of photographic zoom lenses with unconventionally large focal length factors, typically ranging from wide angle to extreme long lens focal lengths in one lens.

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System camera

A system camera is a camera with interchangeable components that constitutes the core of a system.

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Vernacular photography

Vernacular photography is the creation of photographs that take everyday life and common things as subjects.

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Viewfinder

In photography, a viewfinder is what the photographer looks through to compose, and, in many cases, to focus the picture.

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Yashica

Yashica was a Japanese manufacturer of cameras.

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Zoom lens

A zoom lens is a mechanical assembly of lens elements for which the focal length (and thus angle of view) can be varied, as opposed to a fixed focal length (FFL) lens (see prime lens).

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110 film

110 is a cartridge-based film format used in still photography.

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126 film

126 is the number given to a cartridge-based film format used in still photography.

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135 film

135 is photographic film in a film format used for still photography.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point-and-shoot_camera

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