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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How to Scrub Identifying Info From Your Digital Pics
Light-field Camera Technology: Is That Still a Thing?
Why It's Important to Digitize Your Vintage Photos and Movies
Pro Tips on Posing for Perfect Pics
13 Iconic Photographs That Captured the World's Imagination
The images of our ancestors are locked away and disappearing on tarnished silver plates. Scientists have found a way to bring them back to life.
By Carrie Tatro
Surprising, astonishing and beautiful overhead wildlife images present a new way to look at the wonders of the animal kingdom.
Cameras are everywhere -- in phones and cars, on buildings and street corners, and even in outer space. Check out the technology, gadgets and imagery that are all part of the bigger camera picture.
Did you know some cameras can shoot up to 60 still frames per second or movies at 1,200 frames per second? Burst photography captures a rapid sequence of images within a very short time frame.
By John Fuller
Instant cameras depend on the same process of photographic development as regular film cameras. How does such a small device encompass the developing process?
Why do people have red eyes in some flash photographs? Take a look at the science behind why red eyes happen.
I have seen things called "pinhole cameras," and I have even seen pictures taken by them. How do they work? Why don't they need a lens to focus the image?
You didn't really need to miss that amazing zebra shot during your African safari. Here's a nifty gadget that would have helped – an autofocusing camera. In this article, we’ll explain how the two types of autofocus features work, plus we’ll give you tips on how to use them.
By Gary Brown