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Shutter lock

Flickrfriday #Locks weekly theme submission.

The shutter lock of an 1950 early Model Exakta VX.

Exakta is the inventor of the SLR, and...
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Flickrfriday #Locks weekly theme submission.

The shutter lock of an 1950 early Model Exakta VX.

Exakta is the inventor of the SLR, and it's left handed controls where the standard until the 70's, when Japanese made SLR move those to the right side of the camera.

The crescent moon shape shutter lock was the Exakta solution to prevent accidental depressing. Yet allowing to screw on the shutter button either a finger extension knob or a remote cable, worked with the shutter extension in some of the early model sync lenses or the doble aperture ring ones that don't had the extension shutter.

QX100
Mini tripod stand; Available light from an overhead fluorescent lamp and my monitor behind to the left the Exakta; Gold+ priority mode.

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Capture One 9.1
EV -0.3; Auto HDR; Curve adjusted; Sharpness
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