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Before you point and shoot, there are a few things to know. Explore camera basics and zoom in on the fundamentals of photography, such as how cameras and camcorders work.

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Gadget Savvy: Cameras Quiz

Photography began as a curiosity but has evolved into one of the world's most popular hobbies. Find out how much you know about cameras by taking our quiz.


How Thermal Imaging Works

How Thermal Imaging Works

Thermal cameras take photos of heat, rather than visible light. Find out how temperature is captured as an image. See more »

How Night-vision Cameras Work

How Night-vision Cameras Work

Could a night-vision camera help you unearth a darker and different side of photography? Learn more about night-vision cameras in this article by HowStuffWorks. See more »

Inside a Camcorder

Inside a Camcorder

Do you know what's inside your camcorder? Take a look at these inside camcorder pictures to see how this handy gadget works. See more »

How to Understand Film Scan Resolution

You can scan films on your computer, but you'd like to learn how to understand what film scan resolution means. This article will help you learn how to understand film scan resolution. See more »

How to Upload Videos from a Camcorder

How to Upload Videos from a Camcorder. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to upload videos from a camcorder. See more »

Can you use any SD card in your camcorder?

Can you use any SD card in your camcorder? Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn if you can use any SD card in your camcorder in this article. See more »

Cool Camera Stuff Pictures

Cool Camera Stuff Pictures

Take a look at these cool camera stuff pictures and learn about camera gadgets and technology. Get in the know with cool camera stuff pictures. See more »

Gadget Savvy: Cameras Quiz

Gadget Savvy: Cameras Quiz

Take the Camera Quiz at HowStuffWorks to see how much you know about cameras. Learn about apertures, film, lenses and more with the Camera Quiz. See more »

How has burst photography changed the way we perceive action?

How has burst photography changed the way we perceive action?

Has burst photography changed the way we perceive action? Read this article to find out how burst photography has changed the way we perceive action. See more »

How High-speed Photography Works

How High-speed Photography Works

High-speed photography records fast-moving objects, capturing images normally invisible to the human eye. Find out about high-speed photography here. See more »