Shutter button

The shutter button is an interesting part of the camera. It is the centre of the cameras operation and it works according to the context in which it is used. Today we have another definition for our glossary…
The Shutter Button, Shutter release, or release – a functional control part of the modern DSLR

The humble shutter button has a long history. In early cameras it was actually simply a tab on the shutter itself. The photographer flicked open the shutter and closed it again when the exposure was finished. We are talking a long time ago! You can find out more about the history of the camera and photography here.

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