How to Use a Digital Camera
Terms like megapixel and optical zoom can seem perplexing at first,but these simple steps,like a camera flash,can shed light on the situation.
You will need
- Learn about megapixels A megapixel refers to the resolution of the image a camera takes,or the dots that make up the quality of the image. The large the number of megapixel,the higher the quality.
- In the menu, adjust the quality setting of the camera.The higher setting, the better the picture, and the more space each picture will take up onthe storage card.
- Understand the different between optical zoom and digital zoom with optical zoom, the lens physically moves, and zooming in does not change the picture quality with digital zoom, the picture is being cropped in, which results in loss of quality. Change to your desired setting in the menu.
- Charge and insert the batteries for the camera.Look whether your camera takes a unique
battery or standard batteries that can be bought at any store.
- Snap a picture
- Become familiar with your camera’s storage device , cameras storage pictures on SD cards, compact flash cards, memory sticks, and XD cards.Each camera takes a specific card. Delete pictures that turn out poorly from your card to save space.
- Play around with the exposure, flash, and color balance settings on the camera.Most cameras also have a mode menu that has predetermined settings for portrait, landscape and action pictures.
- Consult the instruction manual to learn about all of the features specific to your camera