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I just bought my first camera. A Pentax k1000. I really want to eliminate my shutter sound or just the sound of the mirror slapping. What do you suggest

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There is no option to silence the Pentax K1000 mirror. The K1000 does not have an option for mirror lock-up. You would want to look at a SLR that has mirror lock-up as an option or for a camera that does not have a mirror.

  • In low-light, lock-up could be simulated using bulb mode and some external object acting as shutter. But mirror lock-up would not really eliminate the sound, just change its timing. There is an option though, putting the camera inside a sound blimp. – Imre Oct 28 '15 at 6:30

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