Something about my shutter.

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  1. Luna

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    What type of camera do you own?


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    Lol....that's low...making fun of a poor wolverine fan...

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    Were you using flash or the autofocus-assist lamp? Both have a failsafe that disables the shutter if they get too hot. Or maybe the shutter got too hot...? :D
     
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    Then it almost definitely was the on-camera flash overheating. It depends on the flash power setting, but you can usually take 5-20 photos before the failsafe kicks in.
     
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    Its just a safety precaution.

    Your camera is fine.
     
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    Yep, as long as the flash is in a fit state to cool down (i.e. it's not in an oven), then it will go away quickly.
     
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    I think TamiyaGuy has it.

    But there's another possibility ... were you shooting in RAW?

    If so, there is a limit to how many shots you can get before the camera has to pause to buffer.
     
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    exactly what i was gonna say, if you were shooting continously.....
     
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    Sorry, Luna. We assume anyone form Michigan lives in the Big House so we shoot first and ask questions later.
     

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