shutter release


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shutter release

The button on an analog or digital camera that is pressed to take the picture. See shutter speed, shutter lag and shutter.
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Lastly, whether the photographer used a remote shutter release or not is lost to history.
The cable control device is simply a means of attaching a common camera cable shutter release to the trigger guard, enabling it to work the trigger.
Essential use of a tripod, BULB setting exposure, Neutral Density filter and a remote shutter release cable help capture this beautiful landscape.
Often, the hand with which Tseng grasps the shutter release is, as Hagen described it, "a fist clenched in determination.
In one part of the letter, he writes: "I was beginning to feel that no man should ever punch a shutter release without many years of instruction and at least $500 worth of the finest equipment.
You can launch the camera mode by sliding the camera icon from the lock screen, by pressing down on the shutter release for one second or by opening the app directly.
The local youngsters were invited to sit on the chair and take a photograph by squeezing a rubber bulb connected to the camera's shutter release.
The anti-shake shutter release will wait until the camera is steady enough to take a sharp picture before it fires the shutter.
A dedicated AF area selection button, positioned conveniently next to the shutter release, enables quick switching between modes, without having to take the camera away from the eye.
The compact, symmetrical design, tiltA[degrees] ing touch screen and an innovative system of lens rings A[degrees] the twist lens ring can be turned in either direction to operate the zoom function, while a second ring is used as the shutter release A[degrees] allow the camera to be used any way up, even upsideA[degrees]down, giving users a considerable amount of flexA[degrees] ibility for the best shots.
What the camera is seeing is displayed live smoothly on the smartphone/tablet and it is possible to set various controls including focus setting, exposure compensation, ISO, WB and Photo Style in addition to shutter release via live view using Wi-Fi.
Finally, at Mount Pisgah, the first exposure of the hike is awkward, it involves a deliberate set of actions: Take a light meter reading, set aperture and shutter speed; crank the film to the first exposure; open the viewfinder and compose the photograph; focus, study the background; look in every corner; keep the horizon level; gently press the shutter release.