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You are correct that the image is inverted as it is projected on the sensor and that the mechanical shutter reveals the bottom of the scene before the top of the scene. What you have missed is that the image (with the shadow of the cork falling on the red shirt at a later time than the the actual cork is seen flying through the air) is not a still frame ...


Yes, you are right, the effect is opposite from what we would expect from a shutter moving downwards. And this is because the shutter moved upwards, or, more specifically, it was the electronic shutter so nothing really moved, but the image data was being read from top to the bottom of the image (which corresponds to the bottom-to-top of the image sensor). ...


no it is because of the view. The shadow part is visible here clearly. but bottom of cork is not visible. So it is feeling relatively shadow moves first. It is just due to the view


Cameras that have both electronic and mechanical shutters tend to leave the mechanical shutter closed when the camera is turned off. This means that in order to use the electronic shutter the mechanical shutter must be opened at least once each session. At the end of the session the mechanical shutter is closed and that will finish one complete cycle of the ...


No an electronic shutter doesn't have a limited life as far as shutters go. It does have a life span as far as any electronics goes. A dSLR can have either a 100% electronic or a mixed mechanical and electronic shutter. Indeed Sony Alpha have both pure electronic (called silent shutter) and a mix called electronic first curtain shutter. Naturally the ...


You have probably enabled mirror lockup. The purpose of mirror lockup is to allow the slight vibrations caused by the movement of the mirror to dissipate before the shutter is opened. This is mostly an issue at shutter times between about 1/100 second and 1 second. Shorter exposures are over before the vibrations reach the parts of the camera that could ...

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