Definition of shutter release in English:

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shutter release


The button on a camera that is pressed to make the shutter open.
Example sentences
  • 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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