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The Digital Shoebox: How to Organize, Find, and Share Your Photos by Sarah Bay Williams

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Glossary

ADC See analog to digital converter (ADC).

analog to digital converter (ADC) Converts electric signals from the photosites of a camera’s sensor to a binary code of zeros and ones to digitally represent an image.

aperture An adjustable hole within the lens of a camera that lets light pass onto a camera sensor.

archive (file compression) A file that contains multiple compressed files that can be uncompressed to their original size using an application.

archive (photo collection) A dedicated protected media for the long-term storage of digital photos in which photo files are left untouched once they enter and new photos are added on a regular basis.

audiovisual interleave (AVI) A common file format used by digital still cameras for movies ...

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