Almost all cameras use removable memory cards to store photos and video. A few smaller devices use fixed in-built memory instead, but these are relatively rare. Memory card types Memory cards come in many different types, though many have slowly been phased out and others are very specialised. The most common type is the SD/SDHC/SDXC […]
In this mode the camera keeps taking pictures for as long as you hold down the shutter release button. The speed it can take them is the continuous shooting speed, which is quoted in frames per second (fps), and the number the camera can take is determined by the size of the image files, the quality setting (JPEG or RAW) and by the camera’s internal memory buffer capacity.
Just about all digital cameras have autofocus systems, and while there’s a wide range of different autofocus (AF) technologies, the basic principles of how autofocus works is the same across all of them and boils down to two things: AF modes and AF points. AF mode: WHEN the camera focuses If you’re taking one picture […]
Digital cameras are usually used to take one shot at a time, but they generally offer a continuous shooting mode too. In this mode, the camera keeps taking shots in succession for as long as you hold down the shutter button. Some camera makers also call this ‘burst mode’. You’ll find it amongst a number […]