How Camera Sensors Work


Understanding how film works is pretty easy, light comes in, and a chemical reaction makes a negative that for all intents and purposes is permanent.  With digital cameras, that’s not really as easy to understand, what happens with the light, what does it do?  Well, these two animations go over the basics of what the two most popular sensor types, CCD, and CMOS, do.

That’s it, there’s not much else to this post, I just thought you’d want to see it.

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