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Mirror Lock up- Does anyone use this with shutter release?

JohnE Nikon

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JohnE Nikon Registered since 15th Jun 2010
Thu 28-Apr-11 08:43 PM

While shooting I notice I can get sharper images with very low shutter speeds with exposure delay mode. I don't understand why MLU is on the release mode dial. I don't think it works as well as exposure delay as it requires you to press shutter again to take exposure possibly moving camera in the process.

Now on a tripod with remote release there may be a case for it...micro vibrations from mirror may need more than 1 sec to dissipate or you could expose the exact moment you want without micro-vibrations from mirror.
Am I missing something? Does anyone turn dial to MLU and shoot with shutter release button?

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