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A shutter is a device that allows light to pass for a determined period of time, for the purpose of exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light to capture a permanent image of a scene.

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Why does the shutter work only without film loaded on a Minolta X-370?

Using a Minolta X-370, what does it mean if the shutter advances and releases without film but it will not release the shutter with film loaded?
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Did Canon remove the possibility to read the shuttercount?

So, I just saw this question and it got me thinking of something I stumbled upon recently. Whenever I get a Canon camera in my hands, I read out its shuttercount using ...
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Olympus OMD EM 5 mark I: camera froze while focusing during macro shot. Wont switch on anymore

I have an old Olympus OMD EM5 5 Mark I that is in perfect condition. I use it to practise my photography and also to look cool. I was attempting to take a macro shot; with the target object a bit too ...
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Shutter button depresses all the way, but does not fire the shutter, and the film advance lever is stuck - Konica Autoreflex T

I moved the shutter speed dial while the film transport lever was half-cocked and now the shutter does not work. Shutter depresses all the way and film transport lever does not move from the starting ...
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Sticking Shutter on Yashica Electro 35

This is far from a unique situation to be in, but the information on the web is somewhat vague in places. I have just purchased an early Yashica Electro 35, which seems to be in reasonable condition, ...
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Canon Rebel t4i shutter stuck

I have a Canon Rebel T4i. The last two photo shoots, the shutter almost sounds stuck. It goes off very very slowly. The battery is fully charged. Any thoughts? Thanks!
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Which shutters are exactly similar to NKS FB/Prontor S?

I have been searching for spares for my Yashicaflex, Since NKS shutters are so rare and we cannot find spares for it, what shutters are similar to NKS FB/Prontor S, which is easily available for ...
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Nikon D3300 shutter error but shutter moves freely

My D3300 shows the “shutter error” and will not record any pictures and it will also not show any live feed. When I have it in manual mode, I can see the shutter flip easily with no issues and ...
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Canon 5D Mark IV is taking pictures on it's own

The preview on my Canon 5D Mark IV sometimes won't show. When I click on the preview button, the camera takes pictures instead?? Electrical breakdown??
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I have no image on my Canon PowerShot Pro1 camera

I have no images on my Canon PowerShot Pro1. When I press the shutter nothing happens. The monitor and viewfinder displays the info.
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