Basic Studio Lighting Setups

Beginner’s Guide to Photography : Controlling Depth of Field

Should you Upgrade Your Camera First or your Lens?

Photography Tips: Photographing Family Events, Groups and Weddings

Post-Mortem Photography: Using the Dead as Photo Models

EOS EF L series lens date codes

SIRI Technology in the Canon EOS 5D Mark II? Seriously?

Food Photography Tutorials

Common Mistakes in Cleaning a Camera or Lens

5 Famous Figures’ Last Photographs Before They Died (part #1)

How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 19 - 2018

How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon

How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon



If you want to find out how often a camera is used to photograph, then what you can do is check the shutter count number of that camera. This is very useful when you want to buy a used camera.

Shutter Count (SC for short) is the total amount of times the camera’s shutter has been released to record a photograph. Why is SC so important? Because a shutter unit is the barrier between sensor and the mirror that’s used to reflect the image seen through the lens. The reflected image is then recorded in the sensor (CCD/CMOS) located behind the camera. For the mirror to rotate and then the image to be recorded, the shutter has to open and then close each time. Like any mechanical apparatus, the technical design of a camera has limits. There’s an expiration as to how many times the mechanism can function normally before the quality degrades and the apparatus loses function (or breaks down).

Read the rest of this entry »

.

Related Photography Ideas for nikon shutter count software at OneSlidePhotography.com

Tips and Tricks to Make Your Memory Card Last Longer

For a photographer, memory card is a precious asset. It will be so fatal if your memory card is error or damaged in the middle of shooting sessions. In order to prevent such thing, there are some tips and tricks to make your card camera always in good condition.


Tips for Using and Caring for Memory Cards

One of the greatest fears of a photographer is to attach the memory card to the computer only to find that it has been damaged and all of the images have been lost. To protect against this disaster it is recommended that you test your memory card on a regular basis. This can be done […]


Chromatic Aberration on a Lens and How to Avoid Them

Lenses ideally project the color spectrum right on the sensor, creating a sharp image. But in reality, there are several colors in the spectrum that aren’t precisely projected, especially in low quality lenses. In cases like these, the focus falls outside the intended focus point, sometimes in front and sometimes behind the sensor. This means […]


How to Photograph Rays of Light

Taking photos of sunrises and sunsets can be especially rewarding. At these times of day when the sun is lower in the sky, sunlight travels through more atmosphere to reach the earth. Photographing sunbeams/rays of light requires specific camera settings and an eye for careful evaluation of the quality of light.Here are some tips and […]


Camera Capture

If you’ve ever wondered what all those strange modes on your camera do, this may answer your questions..LOL


10 Effective Tips for Better Waterfalls Pictures

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that they will be a major attraction, if not the main attraction, of the area. However, as beautiful as waterfalls are, it is not so easy to capture […]


Myths Among Beginner Photographers

When I first started to pursue photography as a hobby up to the point where I finally can call myself a professional, I’ve come across many myths or misconceptions in the field of photography that can inhibit or affect the progress of beginner photographers.