Photography Information

 

Digital Camera Memory - An Introduction




The digital camera is essentially a computer-based device, whose core is controlled by the computer. And as a result the photographs are stored in a location called memory. Now, this concept is or paramount importance in discussing digital camera. Strictly speaking, digital camera memory is where digital pictures are stored inside the camera. The digital camera memory is an essential and often a very neglected and overlooked section of equipments for digital photography and camera. There are many types of memory available for digital cameras, and it is a good practice to mull over what type of memory a camera uses before buying a digital camera. This discussing is aimed in revealing some of this relevant information!

Knowledge of the digital camera memory is very essential for using such a camera and capturing photographs. The most common form of such memory is a memory card. These are reusable, have a limited capacity and can always be installed when required in excess. A person needs to be well informed about enough memory available for taking photographs. And accordingly make arrangements. Generally, digital cameras come available with low capacity memory cards, and it is a wise purchase to acquire higher capacity memory cards in order to budget for an additional card for later use.

With the increment of a camera mega pixel counts, it becomes essential to use higher capacity memory cards. Some of the small sized cards are for example the 64 megabyte cards and larger ones are like 1-gigabyte cards or combinations of megabyte cards.

Digital camera memory is available in many shapes and facade depending on the type of digital camera that is being used and even and the number of pictures that are required to be stored in the digital camera memory. These different types of memory are solely dependant upon the requirements of the digital camera, like for example a camera using compact flash type 1, requires the use of compact flash type 1 digital camera memory. Other examples of types of digital camera memory are Compact Flash Digital Camera Memory. It is suitable for rugged and rough handling and is also resilient for incessant usage. This is also small in size to assist better handling and flexibility. What more, it is cheap and anyone can afford it!

Generally, the sizes of a digital camera memory are as follows, 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, and 1 GIG. Again, the digital camera memory depends upon the file format used to store photographs upon and the compression used by the manufacturer when storing digital images into memory.

Coming to the concluding portion, it is recommended to get hold of one 256 megabyte or two 128 megabyte cards for a 3-5 mega pixel compact digital camera. For higher resolution photographs, 512 megabyte and 1 gigabyte cards are also available. These are some of the guidelines for revealing the true facts about the different digital camera memories and their secrets. Summing up in a few words, with such a powerful tool as the digital camera, a proper selection of memory can help a person achieve the glorious tasks of freezing a precious moment from life for eternity!

About The Author

Jakob Jelling is the founder of http://www.snapjunky.com. Visit his digital camera guide and learn how to take better pictures with your digicam.


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Washington Post

Questioning the definition of the American family, through 150 years of photography
Washington Post
“Almost as soon as exposure times became short enough to make portraiture feasible, photographers have been drawn to capture likenesses of loved ones. Perhaps that power to freeze a moment in time is what explains why family photographs are so often ...



Jacksoncountychronicle

Jim Hornby presents nature photography program at FBR meeting
Jacksoncountychronicle
Jim Hornby showed a copy of the children's book he published containing photos of eagles he has taken titled, “Grandpa Likes to Take Pictures of Eagles,” during his slide show presentation at the Friends of the Black River's Nov. 8 meeting. Contributed ...



Rocky Mountain Collegian

The power of photography
Rocky Mountain Collegian
When someone says they are a photographer for National Geographic, widened eyes are a common response because of their influential reputation. Time and time again this organization grips our soul with their powerful images. How can a frozen frame be ...



New York Times

The History of Photography is a History of Shattered Glass
New York Times
For photographers arriving after the massacre, it would have made sense to look up and shoot the building (the shared vocabulary between cameras and firearms is both regrettable and illuminating), aiming in the opposite direction to the killer's ...



Torrington Register Citizen

Kent Art Association holds photography show
Torrington Register Citizen
The award for Color Photography went to Lisa Berger of Newtown for her photograph of piles of metal, titled “Off the Rail”; the award for Black & White photography went to Karin Smith of Kent for her portrait of the late New Milford artist Woldemar ...



New York Times

News Photography That Steps Back From Grief and Crime Scenes
New York Times
It was a quiet Sunday afternoon in Katy, Tex. Most folks were just getting back from church and returning to their new normal of assessing and rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey devastated their neighborhoods. I had been there on assignment less than 24 ...



Lonely Planet Travel News

Masters of Landscape Photography: new book showcases the best in the art form
Lonely Planet Travel News
Anybody who has tried to capture the beauty of a natural scene in front of them knows how difficult it can be. That's why many of us continue to be blown away by the skill and innovation shown by the very best landscape photographers. Masters of ...



WWD

Is Photography/Modeling Next Industry to Be Investigated? – WWD
WWD
The New York Times is said to be working on an investigative piece about abuses in the photography/modeling industry.

and more »


PetaPixel (blog)

Make a DIY Automated Turntable for Product Photography
PetaPixel (blog)
Here's a 2-minute tutorial overview from Circuito that will show you how to make your own automated turntable for photography. With the ability to start, stop, and trigger the camera all by itself, this turntable is great for people looking for a ...



Adorama

7 Product Photography Tips for Subtle & Effective Product Placement
Adorama
Companies and brands spend a fortune on their marketing efforts, including marketing teams and other creative professionals who can help them create effective photo advertisements. Of course, that includes artists and photographers who work hard doubly ...


Google News

home | site map
© 2006 KeralaClick.com