When refering to a camera, this means Single Lens Reflex. These are the more fancy cameras where often the lens can taken off the body of the camera and exchanged for another lens. The basic thing is that the use a mirror inside the camera which either reflects the image caught by the lens to the viewer of the camera, or to the film in the camera when shooting a picture. This way the end result will be a picture matching exactly what you saw in the viewer/finder of the camera.
Acronym for Single Lens Reflex, a type of camera that enables the photographer to see the scene through the lens that takes the picture. A reflex mirror reflects the scene through the viewfinder. The mirror retracts when the shutter-release button is pressed.
Single Lens Reflex camera. One lens acts as both viewing and taking lens.
single lens reflex. a camera which views the subject through the lens via a mirror.
Single Lens Reflex - Means the camera has a viewfinder that sees through the lens (TTL) by way of a 45°-angled mirror that flips up when the shutter fires and allows the light to strike the image sensor (or film).
Single Lens Reflex. When you look through the viewfinder, you are actually looking through the camera's lens, so composition and focusing are made easier than otherwise.
Single Lens Reflex. A type of camera that uses a mirror to enable the user to look through the lens and see what is being photographed. Most SLR cameras use interchangeable lenses for even more versatility.
ingle ense eflex - Camera that employs a reflex action to flip the mirror out of the optical light path during exposure.
In an SLR camera, the image created by the lens is transmitted to the viewfinder via a mirror and the viewfinder image corresponds to the actual imaging area.
Single Lens Reflex. Single Lens Reflex cameras allow the user to see the subject through the same lens that the film will be exposed by. These are the most common type of non point-and-shoot cameras on the market today.
Cameras in which the viewfinder sees through the lens that takes the picture.
Single lens reflex. Camera that lets you see what the lens sees and features interchangeable lenses.
(Single Lens Reflex) allows the photographer to see what the lens sees rather than what the viewfinder sees. Small cameras usually use the viewfinder to position and focus subjects.
Single Lens Reflex. This term designates a type of camera which incorporates a viewing system where the subject is seen through the lens. This image is reflected on a mirror and passes through a prism that restores the normal view. Interchangeable lens 35mm cameras are mostly of this type. Only one amphibious SLR camera is available on the market today: the Nikonos RS sold by Nikon.
Single lens reflex camera. A camera with one lens that is used for viewing through and taking the picture.
Single Lens Reflex camera, a type of camera design that permits the photographer to view, expose and focus on the subject through the taking lens instead of a separate viewfinder window.
(Single Lens Reflex) Type of camera where you view the actual image the camera sees through the lens.
Abbreviation for Single Lens Reflex.
See Single-lens reflex.
SLR (Single Lens Reflex) is a camera type in which one lens is used both for viewing and taking the picture thanks to a system of mirrors and prisms.
Single Lens Reflex. This type of camera usually has detachable lenses and lets you view through the lens the scene you are photographing, rather than through a non-boresighted viewfinder, which are usually not accurate at close distances when framing your shot.
Single Lens Reflex -- A type of camera that lets you look, focus, and set exposure through the same lens that you photograph. The lenses are interchangeable making them great for astrophotography. You can take off the camera lens and get an adapter to attach some telescopes right to the camera to make it a giant lens. This technique is called Prime Focus.
Single Lens Reflex camera - The camera's lens is used for composing the frame and capturing the image to memory. A mirror system lets you view the image through the lens. The other type is "RF".
Refers to Single Lens Reflex. This term if often used in conjunction with 32mm cameras which through the user of mirrors and prisims the operator is able to view the target through the main aperture.
A type of camera with one lens which is used both for viewing and taking the picture.
single lens reflex. Type of still camera with a viewfinder arrangement that shows the photographer virtually the same image that is projected through the lens to the film.
Stands for Single Lens Reflex. A design of camera where the photographer looks straight through the lens prior to taking a photograph. The view through the viewfinder of a SLR camera is therefore the exact same image that will be recorded by the camera.
(Single Lens Reflex) A Camera in which you view the scene through the same lens that takes the picture thanks to a system of mirrors and prisms. This image is reflected on a mirror and passes through a prism that restores the normal view. Interchangeable lens 35mm cameras are mostly of this type.
Single Lens Reflex camera. A camera, usually with interchangeable lenses, where you can look through the lens giving you the most accurate focal and framing control.