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12-28-2009, 12:09 PM   #16
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DSLR mirror lockup is rarely useful for handheld photography. It disables the SR and doesn't let you see what's going on through the viewfinder.

However, the 2-second delay CAN be handy. I'm not good at street shooting, but on occassion I will enable the 2-second delay, press the shutter, and then move the camera to my subject, shooting from the hip. This makes it even less obvious that I'm photographing them

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QuoteOriginally posted by erickallemeyn Quote
Also, an easy way to lockup the mirror and disable SR is to use the 2-second timer feature.

this locks up the mirror, disables SR, then takes the photo 2 seconds later.
This is my MO, works every time.
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