Why no 'rolling shutter' effect on still images?

Started Oct 5, 2009 | Discussions thread
OP kjinshin Junior Member • Posts: 27
Re: focal plane shutter

But doesn't the sensor always capture images one line at a time regardless of whether or not the mechanical shutter is being used?

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