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Shutter Shock - Size DOES Matter!

Started Jan 22, 2014 | Discussions thread
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LMNCT
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Re: It's the shutter or the way the body transmits vibrations, not the grip/mass
In reply to SamKnopf, Jan 22, 2014

Is it possible that better handling methods might reduce the problem of shutter shock?  When people complain that smaller bodies are not applicable to larger lens use, I wonder if they know how to hold those combinations.  I know the general movement seems to be toward LCD-only use, but the eye-level EVF does tend to force a different holding pattern (left hand under and supporting the lens and the right hand making adjustments and depressing (not punching...a possible problem in itself) the shutter release.  When mounted on a tripod, is the tripod solid, or is it a lightweight travel type?  There has to be more to the problem.

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