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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 7 - 2021

optical zoom vs digital zoom

optical zoom vs digital zoom



There is one feature in the average pocket camera that you should avoid the usage of: the digital zoom. Why? Here is the explanation:

Usually, a pocket point-and-shoot camera is equipped with lenses that have two zoom capabilities: optical and digital zoom. When you use the optical zoom, the optic glass component inside the lens will zoom in on the subject (like when you use a telescope), and the sensor will then capture the zoomed result to record. Read the rest of this entry »

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