What is DSLR camera (digital single lense reflux)? - Definition from WhatIs.com


DSLR camera (digital single lense reflux)

Part of the Peripherals glossary:

When talking about digital cameras, DSLR means digital single lense reflux. A reflux camera has a mirror in the viewfinder that reflects the exact shot (including borders) that the camera will take. Most DSLR cameras allow the photographer to change lenses for a broader range of focus.

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> Should you buy a DSLR or Point and Shoot Digital Camera? 

> To learn more about digital cameras, visit DigitalCameraReview.com.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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