Shutter not opening - rookie question

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rdspear Veteran Member • Posts: 4,540
Re: Shutter not opening - rookie question
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More details would indeed help.

Since you say you used the histogram to set shutter speed, but the shutter wouldn't release, I have to assume you were using Live View.

Unless you were in manual focus, the first thing that would happen would be an attempt to focus.  Did the lens hunt, green box illuminate, etc?  Perhaps it was hunting for focus and wouldn't take the photo until the focus was obtained.

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