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cable release

Line breaks: cable re|lease

Definition of cable release in English:

noun

Photography
A cable attached to the shutter release of a camera, allowing the photographer to open the shutter without touching or moving the camera.
Example sentences
  • Set the camera's shutter-speed dial to the B position and lock the shutter open using your cable release.
  • I don't think a homemade cable release would damage the camera.
  • Open the shutter on the bulb setting of your camera with a locking cable release with either a mechanical or electronic release.

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