American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being a camera that adjusts settings such as focus and exposure automatically.
- adj. photography Designed for quick, simple use with minimal configuration.
“It's clear that it is far more convenient to snap photos with a digital point-and-shoot or listen to music on an iPod.”
“Although the point-and-shoot digital cameras aren't as hardened as military-grade gear, they can take the hard knocks that would easily kill most ordinary compact cameras.”
“The camera comes loaded with features you'd expect to find only on a full-fledged point-and-shoot, including face detection, geotagging, image stabilization, noise suppression, smile detection, and touch focus and capture.”
“Since a smart phone is always on me, either in my bag or back pocket, I use its camera constantly while my perfectly capable point-and-shoot sits on a shelf at home gathering dust.”
“I used the Nikon D7000, which has many manual settings and a larger sensor than a point-and-shoot for better results in low light.”
“The 16-megapixel FinePix HS20 EXR, $500, is an advanced point-and-shoot that comes with a very long 30x optical zoom range 24mm-720mm.”
“Consequently, today's announcement includes 27 new digital imaging products: 13 full-size camcorders both high- and standard-definition, three pocket camcorders, and 11 point-and-shoot digital cameras.”
“Casio just announced what it claims is a new type of digital point-and-shoot.”
“Of the 11 new point-and-shoot digital cameras, all are subcompacts, including six W-series models, three T-series models, and two H series models.”
“JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR! news from Molly! fun with my point-and-shoot”
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