Thoughts on a Nikon "LIVE" camera (Lens: Interchangeable; View: Electronic)

Started Apr 19, 2011 | Discussions thread
Robin Casady Forum Pro • Posts: 12,898
Re: I prefer EVIL

Dominique Dierick wrote:

Now, we do have a mirrorless GH2, and I find its shutter fairly noisy compared to the D7000 one. I wonder what Panasonic did with it to make it that noisy

Back in the film days I was comparing camera vibration for astrophotography. I found that the shutter alone (mirror lock-up) in an Olympus OM-1 produced more vibration than both mirror and shutter in a Nikon F. I don't recall noise levels, but the point is that engineering effort and skill (or the lack there of) can make a shutter in one camera worse than a shutter and mirror in another.
Robin Casady

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