How Does a Camera Work?

To understand the basic concept of photography one really needs to understand what a camera is and how it functions. This lesson will show you the evolution of the camera from a basic pinhole-camera into a modern digital camera.

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Step 1

How a Camera Obscura Works

Step 2

How a Lens Works

Step 3

How Film Works

Step 4

How Shutter Release Works

Step 5

How Aperture Works