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shutter 

A device that provides a means (mechanical or electro-optical) for letting a beam of light pass during a given length of time.
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One feature missing that is nearly a deal breaker for me, however, is the lack of a volume-button shutter release.
The picture was taken with an automatic-timer shutter release .
The M9 edition features a titanium case, a redesigned top deck, base plate, shutter-speed dial, and shutter release.
On the top of the camera is a recessed button for the shutter release and a strip of bumps you slide your finger across to control the 8X optical zoom.
Andy said: "I stood close by and waited, using a remote shutter release and wide angle lens to capture this "As we were photographing chap there, another chap was raiding our d , ter gle image.
Chances are the questioner will never have picked up a paintbrush or pressed a shutter release in their life - or, if they have, they've never given it a moment's thought.
The Sonic Speed AF, which gains approximately 33% higher speed compared with its predecessor DMC-FX75, has a quick shutter release time lag as short as approximately 0.
With its ultra-low profile, the KMT5 is ideal for applications that require an initial sensitive action followed by a tactile action, such as a shutter release on a digital camera or mobile phone.
As the net sprang from the steel box, I held the shutter release on my camera down, hoping to capture the entire series of events on camera.
Hunt, from Santa Rosa, California, United States, captured the birds from 15 feet away using a shutter release remote control.
Touch Shot, a first for a mobile phone, also reduces camera shake and eliminates the need to search for the shutter release button.
The Zigview S2 offers a motion detection shutter release, an intervalometer, and a bulb exposure controller.