cable release


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cable release

n
(Photography) a short length of flexible cable, used to operate the shutter of a camera without shaking it
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FM has a varying extent the need for additional resources regarding maintenance, engineering support, project management, project planning and documentation services, installation, commissioning and cable release in the technological areas.
Most modern cameras skip the traditional cable release connection, which was useful for shooting shake-free long exposure pictures.
We recommend a cable release and a small aperture as well.
A new remote port for the MC-DC1 electronic cable release (optional) allows users to trigger the camera and hold the shutter open via an electronic cable release.
When the platform exits the aircraft, parachutes open and 20 feet of steel cable release through a pulley system.
Residuals for repeats, foreign or cable release in some cases are based on a percentage of the show's licensing fee.
In Shot in the Dark, 1996, she wears a dress coated with luminous emulsion, then activates a handheld flashgun or banks of blinding flashlights around the stage via a cable release in her mouth.
Add a totally dark room and "B" (or "T") setting, a tripod, a hand-held cable release and a few 5" flashlights, and you can make magic