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  1. a device used to capture images, either as still photographs or as sequences of moving images (movies or videos)

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
  2. The term comes from the camera obscura (Latin for "dark chamber"), an early mechanism of projecting images where an entire room functioned as a real-time imaging system; the modern camera evolved from the camera obscura

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
  3. Cameras may work with the light of the visible spectrum or with other portions of the electromagnetic spectrum

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
  4. generally consists of an enclosed hollow with an opening (aperture) at one end for light to enter, and a recording or viewing surface for capturing the light at the other end

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
  5. A majority of cameras have a lens positioned in front of the camera's opening to gather the incoming light and focus all or part of the image on the recording surface

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
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