How Do Cameras Work?

We got a great question from "hannah3851br" who asked us: "How do cameras work?"

A camera takes a picture by using a lens to collect beams of light bouncing off an object and redirecting them so they form the image that you're taking a picture of!  When a camera is wireless, any pictures you take can be sent to your computer without plugging anything in.

Check out this animation to see how wireless transmission allows an image captured on a wireless camera to be transmitted as radio signals to a receiver, which then converts the signals into digital information that can be displayed on a computer.

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