Basics of DSLR Photography with Digital Cameras

Here is a little history of DSLR Photography through the years. Digital cameras were first conceived by Eugene F. Lally as a means to record still images of the planets and stars during manned planetary missions. Working for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, he suggested an all-optical guidance system for these missions.Photography with Digital CamerasIn 1961 Mr. Lally wrote a paper titled “Mosaic Guidance for Interplanetary Travel,” which was published at the American Rocket Society convention.

His plan created a mosaic image plane made up of tiny sensors to record these still images. The sensors were identified as “mosaic detectors” and were eventually called “pixels” in today’s digital photography.

In the early 1970s, this idea resurfaced in the form of digital cameras used for still photography. In addition to his original ideas, Mr. Lally envisioned a means of approaching automatic white balance that was accurate; this was originally used in Nikon cameras with 3D color matrix metering.

Videotape recorders were the forerunners of digital cameras, the first being developed in 1951; these captured the live images from television cameras and stored these images in digital form on tapes that were magnetic. Put into common use in television the VTR was pioneered by Bing Crosby Labs.

In 1972 Texas Instruments patented the first filmless cameras and were followed nine years later by Sony Corporation’s release of the Mavica still camera. Mini-discs were used to record the information for the Mavica, and they, in turn, read the data into a television or color printer.

Photography with Digital CamerasKodak has done the true pioneering of digital cameras as we know them today. They created several solid-state sensors, which converted pictures and light directly to the digital form.

In 1986 they released the first-megapixel digital camera; this camera was able to record 1.4 million pixels and had the ability to create a photo-quality print that was 5×7 inches.

Photography with Digital Cameras Using the Canon PowerShot

Capture your family’s special moments with this Canon PowerShot SX420 IS camera. Take in on a vacation, a party or use it to record everyday life. With a powerful 42x Optical Zoom (24–1008mm) and 24mm wide-angle lens, the PowerShot SX420 IS is primed to capture the shots you want, and you can easily share them with the addition of the built-in Wi-Fi.

Canon PowerShot SX420 with Built-In Wi-Fi  Features:

Sharing your life just got simpler at photography with digital cameras. Easily post your images to social networking and media sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, and Instagram, plus e-mail too.

Live View Controls: This enables brightness, color and tone adjustments to your images using easy-to-understand controls..

Portrait: The camera sets a large aperture, focusing on the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject “pop.”

Fireworks: Now you can capture brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.

Movie Mode: Record video in monaural sound. Unwanted scenes can be deleted in playback mode. You can create 720p HD video at the press of a button, zooming in and out while shooting.

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