- of or denoting a camera that does not require manual adjustment of shutter speed, focus, aperture, etc.
- a camera with such automatic features.
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Examples from the Web for point-and-shoot
For years, I went around with a point-and-shoot camera, trying to take decent photographs.There’s Nothing Wrong—and a Lot That’s Right—About Copying Other Artists
January 26, 2014
Hicks travels with a tiny loom, the way other artists carry a sketchbook or point-and-shoot camera.Woven Idols
May 11, 2012
- of or relating to a camera in which the lens aperture and shutter speed are automatically adjusted
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