Original CameraSim

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What happens when you open CameraSim?


Learn by doing

Learn by doing

Freely experiment with this virtual DSLR. Snap the “photo” to see your results.

A lil’ help

Helpful hints

Get clear explanations on key DSLR photography principles.

Learn by seeing

Learn by seeing

Example settings show the flexibility – and pitfalls – of a DSLR camera.

Helpful tips

Photo feedback

Get instant advice on how “bad” photos can be improved.

Full screen mode

Full screen mode

Perfect for teaching and presentations.

Post-snap adjustments

Post-snap adjustments

Continue adjustments even after the “photo” has been snapped.

Want more from your CameraSim experience?

Gain an insider's understanding of how to take and frame beautiful photographs with CameraSim Pro.

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With the CameraSim Pro package, you will gain access to a suite of tools to round out your photography education.

The CameraSim Pro Package prepares you with the know-how to navigate any camera you might encounter. Don't just memorize controls - understand the ways they affect a photo.

Photograph icon
Flash icon
Camera lens icon
DSLR camera icon
Brightness indicator icon
Camera syncing icon

CameraSim Pro

Consider CameraSim Pro your virtual DSLR camera. Take photos in various environments and times of day from the comfort of home.

Exposure Contraption

Use this 3D model to see how exposure is affected by light, ISO, aperture and shutter speed.

Focus Frame Shoot

Take your DSLR skills to the next level by practicing how to compose the perfect shot using Focus. Frame. Shoot.

DSLR Explained

Deepen your understanding by seeing what goes on inside a DSLR camera when you snap a photo.

Exposure Compensation

Ineract with and adjust exposure in real time to see how it affects a given shot.

CameraSim Pro Package

Get a full picture of what's included in the CameraSim Pro Package.