Lecture 16: Camera & Lenses Cont. (89)

An interesting bit - though phase detection AF cannot be used directly in this way for "live views" and video recordings, camera companies have been looking into ways to still use it in these scenarios. For example, Canon uses a method where pixels are made of two diodes - one to gather light and the other for phase detection AF.



What is DSLR stand for?


DSLR stands for Digital Single-Lens Reflex. It essentially combines a digital imaging sensor with the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera.

More info about them can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_single-lens_reflex_camera

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