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Old Dec 20, 2010, 1:04 PM   #1
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What determines the length of time between clicking a picture and the camera being ready to take the next picture? Is this a setting or the makings of the camera?
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Old Dec 20, 2010, 3:11 PM   #2
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I presume you're talking about the rate of continuous shooting. Some cameras are capable of taking multiple photos in a very short period of time, and those cameras have settings that allow you to slow them down from their maximum speed. Other cameras aren't nearly as capable in that respect, so you just let the camera take photos as fast as it can.

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Shot-to-shot time is partly due to the camera's processing speed, and partly due to user settings. A full size, highest quality jpeg will take longer to process than a reduced size, medium quality. If the camera is set to manual focus, it will be quicker, because you won't have to wait for the autofocus. Shooting Raw, or Raw+jpeg will be slower.

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