Sutter Shock? Pictures from the holy land. Locked

Started Apr 6, 2014 | Discussions thread
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XMN Regular Member • Posts: 175
Re: Just the facts, man, just the facts.....

Anders W wrote:

XMN wrote:

And generally, most of the demonstration of SS i see here are within these parameters (believing they are well done).

If i have a (for me) pin sharp image at 1/320 with 40mm i expect also at 1/250 or 1/200.

Not sure I follow you here. With my E-M5, I don't expect to see much blur due to shutter shock at 1/320 whereas I do expect to see at least a little bit at 1/200 if the FL is sufficiently long, and even more if I go down to 1/100 or 1/125.

I find that with 40mm long (as i said) i should have almost undistinguishable images from 1/200 to 1/320. Of course if i have a 150mm i expect differences.

What I had difficulties following was only your inference from shots at 1/320 to shots at 1/250 or 1/200. If you have actually verified that you get perfectly sharp results at all three shutter speeds, then everything is of course just fine. However, it is certainly possible as well as likely that the amount of blur due to SS increases as you go from 1/320 to 1/200 and 40 mm is certainly not an FL where significant blur due to SS is inconceivable.

My experience before firm 1.3 was: from 1/60 to 1/250 = SS, then at 1/320 no more SS (or if there was it was just a little bit and rarely)

What for me was revealling that something was not right was the sudden appearance of SS in the transition from 1/320 to 1/250 with 40mm, i don't find that normal.

After the firm 1.3 with AS-0s i did a series of hand holding images from 1/250 to 1/15 (40mm) pin sharp from 1/250 to 1/60 and just at 1/30 and 1/15 i can see some (small) loss.

If my problem was just for example at 1/125 and 40mm, sure i could wonder if it was me or the camera, but at 1/250 and 40mm, no chance, my hands don't become useless because of 1/3 stop in that relatively hight speads. Now, with the firm 1.3 i get what i consistently was getting in previous years with Olympus.

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