Can someone explain the "f" numbers written on a digital compact camera lens?

Answer There f numbers refer to the lens' maximum aperture. The first number is the maximum aperture when you zoom all the way out to wide angle, and the second number is the maximum aperture when you zoo... Read More »

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Your nikon L2 has 6point3hyphen18point9mm and 1semicolon2point8hyphen4pointt9 written on the periphery of the lens you want to know what do those numbers mean?

In 35mm or digital camera there is a type of shutter or lens that controls how the outcome of the image is. These two things are very important in how the images exposure, depth of field, clarity o... Read More »

What is the difference between an SLR digital camera and a compact digital with manual exposure control?

Answer Principle difference is "through-the-lens" framing and focus. Naturally you can control depth of field, light levels, focus, etc with both units, but with the SLR you see these changes befor... Read More »

Will a 35mm compact camera lens produce a better image than a 35mm retrofocus SLR lens?

The lens in a compact camera without a retrofocus design might seem to have an advantage of less complicated optics, but I am sure that there are multiple factors involved that I just do not unders... Read More »

I need to take an intraoral photographs. I would prefer compact digital camera(not heavy camera).Any idea?

I no longer use a ring light. I think that a point source of light is better for modeling of the subject (teeth) and a ring light makes everything look flat. Years ago, Yashica's Dental Eye camer... Read More »