The Sound of Nikon Shutters

The MPG sample below features the shutter sounds from three Nikon cameras. Each shutter has been fired three times at 1/125 sec. All three recordings were made identically. In order to simulate what might be heard by the photographer as he/she fires the camera, recordings were made with the camera back facing the microphone.

The recording features three shutter releases each, in the following order:

Click the controller above to hear the mpg file.

Last updated: September 26, 2006