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Photography for Kids! by Michael Ebert, Sandra Abend

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Glossary

autofocus

The autofocus sets the range of the lens to the correct distance so your pictures won’t be blurry.

autofocus indicator

When taking a picture, the autofocus indicator identifies the object that is used to set the lens’s range. On most cameras, the autofocus indicator is a small green box that appears on the display. If the picture is blurry, the focus indicator will blink.

camera

A camera is a device we use to take pictures.

card reader

A card reader is a device that attaches to a computer and can read your camera’s memory card. It’s used to transfer pictures onto your computer’s hard drive.

chip

See sensor.

display

The display is the screen on the back of the camera. In shooting mode, the display shows a live image of what ...

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