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PSA: Electronic Front-Curtain Shutter May Be Quietly Hurting Your Bokeh

5 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

If your camera has an Electronic Front-Curtain Shutter feature and it's turned on, here's something you might want to know: it could be giving you noticeably worse bokeh when you're shooting at faster shutter speeds. Photographer Manny Ortiz shows the difference in the 4.5-minute video above.
While Ortiz refers to this feature as his camera's “electronic shutter” in the video, it's more specifically the electronic front-curtain shutter - using a fully electronic shutter shouldn't affect your bokeh.
EFCS is used to reduce the camera blur caused by the first of the two shutter curtains...
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