The button on a camera that is pressed to make the shutter open.
- Camera absent-mindedly in hand, she accidentally pressed the shutter release.
- With most cameras the correct-focus indicator light will blink rapidly and the shutter release won't fire.
- It will now hold that focus until you either fully depress the shutter release, or you take your finger off the button.
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Syllabification: shut·ter re·lease
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