D600 Cable Release Jack?

Started Sep 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Dan Senior Member • Posts: 1,392
Why would it mess up the exposure?

So you have experienced these purple bands when you didn't use the shutter?

Great British Landscapes wrote:

It doesn't just mess up the metering, it messes up the exposure - you often get a purple or light coloured band across the centre of the frame on long exposures without covering the viewfinder. Both the D700 and D800 have a switch to the left of the viewfinder to flick to shield the viewfinder with like a rear metal shutter, it's something even the 5DIII doesn't have and it's essential in my view - believe it or not, it's a big reason why I stayed with Nikon

echolsphoto wrote:

light can come thru the viewfinder and mess up the metering

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