The camera s file-storage medium. Most cameras use flash memory, which is a safe, highly reliable form of storage that doesn t need power to hold the images after they are saved. Flash memory won t erase the images unless the user chooses to do so. Some cameras contain a limited quantity of built-in memory, but certainly not enough to capture more than a dozen or so images.bhphotovideo
The storage capacity of any data-recording media, such as a computer s hard drive or a camera s media card or memory card.
Another name for a Memory Card.
A removable device for storing images taken by a digital camera, sometimes also called a Picture card. Names of common memory cards include CompactFlash, SmartMedia, SD Memory Card, Memory Stick and XD Memory Card.
Sony s removable, reusable image storage device that functions in a manner similar to a memory card.
The part of the computer that processes the image. If you intend doing a lot of image manipulation buy a computer with at least 32Mb or RAM, but ideally with 128Mb or more.