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The Digital Camera V4.1.Ppt

The Digital Camera V4.1.Ppt

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photo, imaging, camera, dpi, lcc
photo, imaging, camera, dpi, lcc

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Published by: Florian107 on Jul 03, 2009
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The Digital Camera
What is a Digital Camera?What is a Digital Camera?
An Image Capture Device
What is a Digital Camera?
An Image Capture DeviceUsing an electronic chip to record the imageThus replacing film
How does it work?How does it work?
At the heart of the camera is theCCD (charged couple device)
 
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The CCD Chip
The Mechanics of the CCDThe Mechanics of the CCD
Originally used for through the lens light metering in cameras
The Mechanics of the CCD
Originally used for through the lens light metering in cameras
Lots of individual sensors on the array called SPD’s (siliconphoto diodes)
They Acquire a charge according to the quantity of light falling onthem.
They Acquire a charge according to the quantity of light falling onthem.
SPD’s organised in rows so they can be read in sequence.
 
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They Acquire a charge according to the quantity of light falling onthem.
Organised in rows so they can be read in sequence.
The charge is read 1 row at a time & digitised.
When 1 row at the end of the array has been processedthe info is delegated & the contents of other rows shuntedalong so the next row can be read.
When 1 row at the end of the array has been processed the info isdelegated & the contents of other rows shunted along so the next rowcan be read.
Thus the data from each row is linked or coupled to the next one.
Hence CHARGED COUPLE DEVICE
 The data from the image is transferred to a removablememory card.
 
The CCD is re set for a new shot
Seeing in Colour

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