Presentation on theme: "Parts and Functions of a DSLR Camera"— Presentation transcript:
1 Parts and Functions of a DSLR Camera Photography 101 by Justine Agaloos
2 DSLR CameraDSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex. The reflex design is the primary difference between a DSLR and point and shoot digital cameras. Light travels through a single lens and the mirror is used to reflect a portion of the light.
3 Camera bodyThe body is made out of high grade or metal and holds all parts together. The body also provides protection to internal parts of the camera.
4 DSLR LensCamera Lens allow light and help use to re-create pictures. Lens haveZoom function which moves the surface closer or further from the projection.
5 DSLR DialThe DSLR Dial changes the cameras mode. Turning the dial allows the differentmodes including auto, manual, shutter, aperture, and program.
6 DSLR FlashThe flash produces artificial light to illuminate a darker scene. The flash unitsare located on top of the camera or has a standard accessory mount.
7 LCD ScreenThe DSLR camera has a LCD, liquid-crystal display, which is a smallscreen in the back of the camera. The display shows the user whatcan be seen in the viewfinder.
8 ViewfinderThe viewfinder is the part that the photographer uses to focus the picture.
9 Shutter buttonThe shutter button is the push button on the DSLR camera to captureThe photo. The shutter of the camera is released so it opens the captureOf a picture.
10 First project: Portraits Group of 4 Each person will be assigned a different project within the group. As a group you will take photos of texture, shapes, lines, and patterns. One person will be assigned texture, another shapes, the third person will have lines, and the last person will have patterns. You will present 1 photo of each, you will choose which one is your best shot. Due September 20, 2013