Can We Regain The Lost Romance of a Camera’s Shutter Sound?

It’s gone, and it’s probably never going to come back.

*Click* The sound of a camera’s shutter is so incredibly iconic. I don’t believe I know a single photographer that wouldn’t agree. Actually, let me rephrase that. I don’t think I know a single camera lover that doesn’t have a favorite shutter sound. Passionate photographers come in all shapes, sizes, and professionals. But camera lovers really adore their products. And you can’t necessarily call them techies. Instead, they’re admirers in the same way that watch lovers appreciate a good automatic vs. an Apple watch.

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How Shutter Speed Determines the Look of Your Photos

For photographers, shutter speeds can mean everything. The advent of digital photography has made it easier to just leave the settings to the camera to get a clear and perfect shot. However, it pays to learn more about how your camera works, especially if it allows you the option to go full manual. Knowing how to set your shutter speed, for example, opens your photography to many creative applications. If you’re just getting started with photography, learning the technical side of things may seem daunting at first. But if you break it down to the essential concepts, such as finding out how shutter speeds work, it will be easier for you to apply them when you practice later on.

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The Lyre Bird Imitates the Sound of a Camera Shutter, and One With a Motor Drive

Sometimes the most random and awesome things can be found in the wild. No, we’re not talking about photographing animals this time around, but we’re talking about just how awesome some of them can be. The Lyre Bird mimics the sounds of other birds in the forest. But in this video, it isn’t only mimicking those: but also that of a camera shutter. Then later on in the video, he does a camera with a motor drive and then a car alarm and a chainsaw.

You have to watch it to believe it.

Via the Online Photographer