O'Reilly logo

David Busch’s Nikon® D3200 by David D. Busch

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Glossary

It’s always handy to have a single resource where you can look up various terms you’ll encounter while working with your digital camera. Here is the latest update of a glossary I’ve compiled over the years, with some new additions specifically for the Nikon D3200.

AE-L/AF-L A button on the D3200 that allows locking exposure and/or focus point prior to taking a photo.

ambient lighting Diffuse, non-directional lighting that doesn’t appear to come from a specific source but, rather, bounces off walls, ceilings, and other objects in the scene when a picture is taken.

analog/digital converter The EXPEED module in the camera that electronically converts the analog information captured by the D3200’s sensor into digital bits that can be stored ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required