1. C

    D3100 shooting underexposed

    I have a Nikon D3100, shooting on manual. It’s been shooting fine the last few days, I’m learning how to adjust aperture, shutter, and ISO to fit the needs of what I’m shooting. Today I turned it on and everything it shoots in massively underexposed. I’ve adjusted everything to try and fix it...
  2. S

    Shutter fault with OM D Webcam on EM1 mki

    I just installed the Beta Olympus Webcam software and set up my EM1 mki via the USB cable as a webcam. The image came of great for a few minutes and then went blank. Now I can't use my camera. The fault is that shutter curtain is in the closed position, so the LCD and EVF are black. The auto...
  3. I

    Fujica AX-3 Shutter Problem

    I got an ax-3 for free a little while ago and finally got the batteries and fixed the light seals, but i’m now having a problem where the shutter will just randomly fire without the release being pressed whenever the camera is on. it’s still usable bc i can just set up my shot before switching...
  4. TWX

    Remote shutter release and back button autofocus

    I'm thinking about buying either the infrared or the bluetooth remote shutter release for my 77D. Wanted to clarify general Canon camera behavior first. If I have back button autofocus enabled and the on-body shutter button is configured to auto-exposure and shutter only, no autofocus, will...
  5. S

    Which shutter remotes can I use on a OM-4?

    Hi all Finding it hard to work out exactly which shutter remotes I can use on my OM-4. I am a bit of a beginner with all this so any help getting the correct one would be amazing!
  6. J

    Shutter cord or string pre-1900s

    Hello, all. I'm hoping you might be able to help with a question I have about pre-1900s camera shutters. Question: Before 1900, could a photographer take a photo of themselves alone (without a mirror) with a device like a shutter release cord/string or even a timed shutter? A few notes: - I...
  7. D


    Hey guys and gals! I'm looking for tips for a new camera to invest in! I'm going to be totally honest with you and i'm new to this photography thing, but i'm a dedicated learner so i'm NOT looking for a beginners equipment. So my budget will be around 1100 USD but hopefully we'll find...
  8. E

    camera help

    Hello, I have a Canon Sure Shot 76 zoom and it breaks my heart to say that i dropped it the other day. that's when my camera stopped working; everytime i pressed the shutter button, it wouldn't take a picture. it felt as thought the button was jammed, or couldnt go all the way down. So i took...
  9. T

    Canon Rebels - one or two physical shutter curtains?

    Since I've read that some models have "electronic first curtain" shutters on the official Canon website, I tried to find out whether Canon Rebel cameras (xxxxD and xxxD EOS models) have just one, or both physical shutter curtains. To find out, I've watched many YouTube videos where people...
  10. C

    Shutter blades sensitivity

    Hello, I was just wondering how sensitive are shutter blades to break or how can i accidentally cause any damage to them. I purchased Nikon FM2(n) in a very good shape to try film photography and by mistake, I touched the blades while loading a film. The shutter is working just fine, I just have...
  11. P

    What Really Are The Right Settings?

    So I definitely understand what each setting is and the matter of counterbalancing them with each other to create a good looking image. But I have learned a large part of my photography from doing lowlight with fairly limited gear. I had always gone straight for lowering my aperture to 2.8 or...
  12. orbita

    Minolta 7000 shutter won't go off

    Hi! I tried to google it but I couldn't find exactly what I'm looking for (or maybe I just don't know what I'm looking for!) and maybe someone here could help. I have a Minolta 7000 which as been with me and working great for 2 years. This week I was taking a photo (about the 4th in the film...
  13. N

    Randomatic 35mm film camera..Help!!

    Just recently I purchased a Randomatic film camera in pretty good condition. Only draw back is that I'm about 95% positive the shutter is jammed. I don't know a whole lot about this camera but I would like to and I would love to get it working again. So if anyone knows anything about this...
  14. F

    Film sensor exposed

    Hey everyone. Quick question - is it okay to press the shutter button and expose the film sensor while the lens is removed? Is this damaging to the sensor ?
  15. AKsarben

    Sensitive Shutter Release on Bronica SQ-AI

    I just got a used Broncia SQ-AI on Feb 4th 2016. I have been practicing getting familiar with the controls using a blank film back and setting it to Multi exposure mode. However, I have issues with the shutter release. I have the AE-S meter prism that has the ON-OFF on the left and...
  16. G

    Cable release for Bronica ETRS

    I need help here. I can't find anywhere on what "type" of cable release I need for my Bronica ETRS. I found a forum where someone said that any "standard" cable release will work. What IS a "standard" cable release? Can I just go to Amazon and search "cable release" and buy any one of the...
  17. Judeamarco

    Irregular Film Advancing with the Bronica ETRS

    Hello! So a month ago, I got a Bronica ETRS and loaded some film into it. When shooting with it, everything seems to be working fine except when its nearing the 10th to 13th frame. When I crank it to the next frame, sometimes, it doesn't cock and I rotate it twice or even three times before the...