Chapter 4 | Digital camera basics


As described in the previous section, light falls through the lens onto the camera's sensor. A camera's sensor then converts the light that has fallen in to digital signals. There are different types of camera sensors. In this section, we discuss the most common ones.

4.3.1 Full frame sensor

4.3.2 Crop sensor

Another well-known crop sensor is the ASP-C. It is mainly used in the better SLR crop cameras. 

4.3.3 Smartphone and Point-and-Shoot sensors

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