When was the single lens reflex camera invented?

Answer The first SLR cameras were produced in the late 1880s. These were large-format, tripod-mounted behemoths. The Exaktra A, built in 1933, was the first small-format SLR. The Asahiflex-IIB in 1954 was... Read More »

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When buying a single lens reflex camera what brand is better canon,nikon or sony?

There isn't a better brand.I use Canon for specific reasons.The big question is Canon vs Nikon; to which I reply:Canon, Nikon, Canon, Nikon, Nikon, Canon... the great debate stretches on and on and... Read More »

Is the leica v-lux-1 10 megapixel digital camera a single lens reflex slr camera?

No, it's a compact ("bridge") camera that looks much like an SLR. Here are the lens specs:LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT • 35 - 420 mm equiv. (12x zoom) • F2.8 - F3.7 (minimum aperture F11) • 14 e... Read More »

How does a single lens reflex camera work?

Light goes through the lens and hits a mirror that points the image to the viewfinder where you are looking. When you press the shutter down, the mirror flips up, the shutter opens and allows the l... Read More »

What are the disadvantages of an SLR camera (Single Lens Reflex)?

1) They are larger and heavier than a point & shoot.2) They are usually more expensive, although some compact digicams are close to the price of an entry-level DSLR.Here are some advantages:1) The ... Read More »