Finding the right SLR camera for your needs can be challenging. There is a lot of variation in quality and value in the market. At WebSLR.com we are trying to give you the best information possible to make your purchasing decisions. In our discussions of various cameras we will look at price point, flexibility, quality of automated settings, ease of use and, as possible, the quality of photos taken in various settings – attempting to control for camera variations.
We’ll start with the basics on Digital SLR cameras on this page and then move on to more detail on subsequent pages.
The Parts of a DSLR Camera
First let’s start with the name DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex. SLR cameras have been around for a long time and have been the choice of pros and serious amateurs for several decades. The SLR camera in general is an attempt to give the photographer maximum flexibility to deal with different conditions to produce the highest quality photos.
The various settings available on standard SLR cameras include: