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This Battery Grip for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 Adds a Second Shutter Button

One of the major complaints about the first generation Nikon Z6 and Z7 was the lack of a proper battery grip—not just lack, Nikon didn't even include the connections for one. But as it turns out, you can still get a proper vertical grip for both of these cameras including a shutter button.

Timelapse Photographer Explains Why He Doesn’t Worry About Shutter Count

Every week, several people pop into photographer Matthew Vandeputte's DMs or drop into the comments on his YouTube to ask the same question: do I need to worry about my camera's shutter count if I start shooting timelapse. In this video, Vandeputte explains why you probably don't have anything to worry about.

37 Camera Shutter Sounds in 3 Minutes and 30 Seconds

Photographer Scott Graham recently put together a video that you'll either find incredibly boring or oddly satisfying. In preparation for the sale of a large number of his older analog and digital cameras, he created a video showcasing 37 different shutter sounds in 3 minutes and 30 seconds.

Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Manual and Avoiding Auto Mode Mistakes

Getting a proper exposure means that you’re letting enough light through the lens and onto your sensor/film to capture your subject and the environment. To achieve a proper exposure, you’ll have to balance shutter speed, aperture, and ISO according to your purpose. The key word there is “purpose.”

Do NOT Use this ‘Hack’ to Change Lenses on Your Nikon Z6 and Z7

A video has been making the rounds this week that shows a "hack" for locking down the shutter mechanism while changing lenses on Nikon's full-frame mirrorless Z6 and Z7 cameras. Basically, you remove the battery while the camera is on, causing an error, and change lenses after that. Do NOT do this.

This is How You Replace the Shutter in a DSLR

Want to see how the shutter system in a modern DSLR is replaced once it fails? The South African camera repair company Photographic Repairs shared this time-lapse of a shutter replacement surgery involving a Canon 6D.

How the Rolling Shutter Effect Works

Rolling shutter is the answer to why concrete bends, propellors break up, and trees turn to jelly when you're filming them while either you, or the object, is moving quickly in front of certain cameras.

What a Failed DSLR Shutter Looks Like After 100,000+ Photos

Just as how cars can fail after a certain number of miles, camera shutters can go belly up after a certain number of actuations (i.e. flapping open and closed for an exposure). If you've ever wondered what a heavily used DSLR shutter can look like after it bites the dust, today's your lucky day.

VSCO Shutters New York Office and Lays Off Whole NYC Staff

Film emulation and photo sharing company VSCO confirmed today that they are shutting down their New York City office and laying off the staff there in order to "centralize" their workforce at the company’s headquarters in Oakland, CA.

Medium Format Fujifilm GFX Shutter Demo, or: What $8,000 Sounds Like

For one reason or another, us photo nerds are obsessed with shutters—whether it's watching them fire in slow motion or listening to the hefty *kachunk* of a solid camera shutter. To that end, here's a little peak (and listen) at what the medium format Fuji GFX shutter looks and sounds like.

Nikon Users Reporting Another Shutter Issue with the D750

Despite rave reviews, the Nikon D750 has been plagued by several issues since its release in September of 2014. And even though Nikon did issue a recall of certain models due to a well-documented flare problem, it seems another potentially-related issue with the shutter is being reported in the forums.