This illustration shows a fairly standard traditional SLR camera with manual controls. The make and model are not important as most cameras of this design will have similar controls in similar places.

SLR camera

*Olympus OM Series and Nikon Nikkormat cameras have the shutter control on the lens.

If you have a new camera which is devoid of knobs and dials and only has little buttons and LCD screens you will have to figure out for yourself what is what. The best way is to read the handbook and 'footer' with the camera. If you don't have a handbook you will probably be able to get one here: Oldtimer Cameras Ltd. Not just for old cameras !

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