Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR)

What is slr n dslr?

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Answered 2012-05-21 03:35:18

SLR & DSLR are acronyms for: Single Lens Reflex and Digital Single Lens Reflex

SLR gave photographers the possibility of seeing exactly what the camera is going to take by bouncing the image off a mirror into the viewfinder. Before the viewfinder was created it was separate from the lens which gave the photographer an approximate of what the camera is capturing however it wasn't very useful. Over time photographers were trying to figure out how to look through the lens to see exactly what the camera is capturing and placed a mirror in between the lens and film/sensor that reflects the image up into a prism and into your viewfinder- quite genius if you ask me. This system is called single lens reflex.

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No I am sorry but you cannot convert an old SLR camera to a DSLR

The difference between a single lens reflex (SLR) and a digital lens reflex (DSLR) is simply that the SLR saves an image to film, while the DSLR saves an image to a memory card.

The easiest way to determine whether a camera is DSLR (or SLR) or not is by seeing if the lenses are detachable. If you can switch between different camera lenses, the camera is definitely either a DSLR or a SLR.

no it is a DSLR a SLR is a Single Lens Reflex camrea that acceps film and a DSLR is a Digital Single Lens Reflex camrea that is digital

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Both. Depends on how old the camera is. DSLR is just a digital version of an SLR (single-lens reflex), which are the cameras with removable lenses.

I think that you want to know the difference between a SLR and a DSLR.EOS means Electro-Optical System and SLR means Single-Lens Reflex.Canon has both film and digital EOS cameras, but only film SLR cameras. The main difference between SLR and DSLR is the way the support on wich the light is imprinted: film for SLR and electronic sensor- memory card on DSLR.

The Canon Rebel DSLR is what you will want to look at.

It is a DSLR. Right short answer. More exactly, Canon and Nikon are the best professional camera brands.

DSLR - Digital Single Lens Reflex (digital image only) SLR - Single Lens Reflex (uses film only)

Cannon, then Sony, then Nikon. Any of these are the best quality DSLRs.

Yes, your sister can purchase a SLR and DSLR camera online. She can go to the Best Buy website and create an account. Once she does this, she can view various SLR cameras available and purchase one with her account.

No, they are incompatible because they are of different focal lengths. Some companies sell converters.

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The Canon EF won't work on a film SLR, unfortunately. It only works on DSLR cameras.

Unless you really want to get into film, or have a bunch of unused film development chemicals or something, just go with a DSLR. The Nikon D90 or D7000 are good cameras to start with.

There are several different versions of DSLR cameras on the market. They are interchangeable-lens, fixed lens, and SLR-style. The lens is what really matters so it is wise to invest in great lenses.

The 'D' in 'DSLR' stands for 'digital'. Therefore DSLRs are the digital version of SLRs. As for SLRs, the name does not suggest whether the camera is digital or analogue, therefore can the term can be interpreted for analogue or digital DLRs.

Yes it will fit an alpha mount Digital SLR camera. The Maxxum 5000 was the first to use the alpha mount as it was also the first AF SLR camera. The lens may be slow by today's standards.

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Yes. The Pentax SLR lens K-mount will fit the Pentax Digital SLR [DSLR] and the Samsung DSLR. Two warnings: (1) you will lose the electronic linkages for some of the automatic functions; (2) the effective focal length of the lens will change. Most current DSLRs have an image sensor that is only about 2/3 the size of a 35mm film frame. Consequently, DSLRs will multiply the focal length of a traditional SLR lens by approximately 1.5: a 50mm SLR lens put on a DSLR will produce an image close to that of a 75mm lens; a 200mm telephoto lens will function as a 300mm lens. At the lower end of the focal lengths, a wide angle SLR lens, such as a 24mm, if attached to a DSLR, would lose its extreme wide angle advantage and function as a 36mm lens. In brief, long lenses will reach further out, but wide angle lenses will lose part of their ability to capture a full scene. Kodak and Canon have announced "full frame" DSLRs: digital cameras that have a sensor the same size as a standard 35mm frame. On such cameras, the SLR lens will retain its effective focal length regardless of whether it's used on an SLR or a DSLR. Neither Pentax nor Samsung has announced such plans for K-mount owners. In any event, the new full-frame Kodak and Canon full-frame DSLRs may be out of an amateur's reach, for they have an announced price of about $8000.

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The D stands for digital. DSLR's use a digital sensor for saving the image instead of photographic film

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