The full form of DSLR is digital single-lens reflex camera is a digital camera that combines the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor. The reflex design scheme is the primary difference between a DSLR and other digital cameras.
Why is it called DSLR?
In DSLR, the letter ‘D’ stands for digital. It is because the final format in which the image is recorded is digital and NOT photographic film. The predecessor of DSLR cameras were called SLRs, Single Lens Reflex.
Who invented DSLR?
Steven Sasson. Inventor of the first self-contained digital camera. Steven J. Sasson (born July 4, 1950) is an American electrical engineer and the inventor of the first self-contained (portable) digital camera.
What is the difference between a DSLR and SLR?
SLR refers to a camera with a Single Lens and a Reflex mirror to bend the light path to the optical viewfinder for framing. A DSLR is a Digital SLR, meaning it has a digital sensor to record images. Digital SLRs have may advantages compared to their film counter-parts.