SLR shutter mechanism in slow motion
Friday, September 5th, 2008 at 11:10 pm
(Normally I don’t post links like this, but this was just too impressive not to…)
Thanks to Gizmodo I found out about a photo sequence of the Nikon D3 shutter mechanism. The original site was down by the time I found out about it, but this animation of the sequence is well worth looking at.
In the final night of the Digital SLR course that I did recently, the teacher explained how the shutter really worked with the mirror lifting up and the two metal curtains that were what really controlled the exposure. I couldn’t really picture it. But now I don’t just have to imagine it, there is an animation.
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