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 Post subject: How Many?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:02 pm 
Just got my camera, and just relealisd that I've taken 548 in a week! my God me finger hurts and has blisters on them, and the hard drives filling up,but loving it :P :P :P
Is it true that you should run up 100,000 without wearing anything out?

but the main reason is HOW MANY HAVE YOU TAKEN?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:14 pm 
The shutter mechanisms on most DSLRs are tested to withstand about 100,000 actuations. The higher end cameras are said to be good for 150,000 or more. I dare say the in-camera electronics are likely to fail before the shutter. I haven't had a camera fail yet and I don't know anyone who has, apart from cheap P&S cameras that don't seem to have much of a lifespan.
I have 6 cameras so no camera gets to work too hard. My D40 is up to about 12,000 shots, the D80 about 4,000 (last camera I bought second hand). My D300 is about 6,000. That's only 22,000 in three years on DSLRs plus about 2,000 on my compacts although I have no real idea of the figure.
I have no intention of "upgrading" any of my cameras and will only get another if and when one of my DSLRs gives up the ghost. I will probably get a full frame camera then, the D700 or whatever is available around that spec and price point.


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How about 2000+ in one evening?

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well when i bought 60D i shot 1000+ in one day, but that was learning (in action)

now, after 8 months i am close to 9000, and i am only shooting every two weekends, if the camera can withstand 150000, that is 1,5 year in my speed.

damn, i hope it will last long, but even if it fails, please in warranty time :lol:

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:24 pm 
2,000+ must have been one long night, and a lot of visits to the computer to download them.
I borrowed a 512MB memory card, shooting in RAW & Jpeg I only shoot 20-30 or so it seems. cant uderstand why it didn't come with one?


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What size memory cards do you people use?


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I have 2x8GB in my D7000, that seems to do me OK, I've only ever used more than one of them once up to now.

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32gig. i dont like changing them.

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Come on JK out with it, how many shots?


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I've taken about 4,300 with my 550D (around 1,300 of which were taken at the Belgian Grand Prix last month) and with the 7D I hired, I did about 2,800 shots.

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What size memory cards do you people use?

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32gig. i dont like changing them.

I have a 32GB Class 10 SDHC for video and four 8GB SDHC for photos (and a 16GB CF I used when hiring the 7D). I break the photos up across multiple cards for reasons of damage limitation.

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3506 on my D3100 and just 1785 on my D7000, it's not been a year since I bought my first DSLR.

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2x8GB +1x4GB for the D90, 1x8GB +1x4GB for the D2H, which makes smaller image files.

The 2000+ shots was in approximately 3 hours. Big concert, 40.000 people behind me.

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I just turned 30 000 on the 50D which I've had for 14 months now. Max number of pics I've taken in one go is around 500 (max on my 8 GB CF card), and that has happened quite a few times. I have not felt the need to get a bigger or another card yet though.
The 600D has only about 500 exposures (in four weeks), but quite a few videos. For the 600D I use a 16 GB card.

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Probably a silly question, but how do you know/check on the number of camera actuations? :?
(hope it aint as simple as reading the manual to find the obvious answer on how to do it :lol: )

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how do you know/check on the number of camera actuations?


Google a small piece of software called exiftool put it on your desktop and drag your image on it, it'll open up a command line and display all the exif info including the shutter count. there are others available but this is the simplest I've found.

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