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What's the red dot thingie (shutter release)?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by shawngibson, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. shawngibson

    shawngibson Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 9, 2010
    No I don't mean Leica:) I keep seeing images of little red things on people's shutter release button. What is that, does it serve a purpose?
     
  2. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Keith
  3. shawngibson

    shawngibson Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 9, 2010
    Ah thank you. Looks like it might be good for low light/IBIS photography...but I'm a cable-release person so it probably wouldn't help me:(
     
  4. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada