Just about all cameras have an LCD display on the back. It’s used for playing back photos when they’ve been captured and for camera settings and menu navigation. On most cameras it’s also used for composing pictures – in fact, on cameras without viewfinders, it’s the ONLY way to compose your shots. These screens are […]
Screens used (usually) on the back of the camera for image composition, playback and menu navigation. The key specs here are the size, measured across the diagonal, and the resolution, measured in thousands of dots. For example, you might get a 3-inch LCD with 921k (921,000) dots. Some LCD displays have vari-angle pivots and touchscreen capability.
The aspect ratio of an image is the ratio of its width to its height. The larger the ratio, the ‘wider’ the image; the smaller the ratio, the ‘squarer’ the image. Digital camera sensors have their own ‘native’ aspect ratio, and this is generally tied in to the sensor size. The small 1/2.3-inch sensors or […]