How a Digital Camera Works


Ever wonder just exactly what happens when you press the shutter button on your digital camera?  Wonder no more!  This video contains one of the best explanations I’ve seen using an ‘exploded’ digital camera.  The digital camera is basically a very fancy computer attached to a technologically advanced photo sensitive CMOS or CCD sensor.  Watch this video and the next time you press the shutter, you’ll have a better idea what actually takes place!  Digital cameras are a lot more complex than their distant film cousins.

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