If you were ever curious to how your sensor worked, then this video is for you. Now, when I say “how” I don’t mean a surface level description where we just say the sensor absorbs light and displays that in a digital way. No no, this is far, far more detailed. Filmmaker IQ went into incredible detail, so you know why a sensor does what it does on a molecular level.
Everything stated here applies to black and white. If you want to know how this works with color, he has another video for that: