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Old 01-06-2017   #121
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And come to think of it, the sound of the shutter and film advance on a Pentax PZ-1 is very pleasing. It's the textbook "Camera shutter" sound, as in, I think it's the model used for the sounds played by camera phones
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Old 01-06-2017   #122
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I've always like the tiny click sound of the leaf shutter on my Rolleiflex and my Mamiya 7ii I used to have.

Then again, I love love love the sound of my M4 and MP
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Old 01-15-2017   #123
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The slow shutter speeds on a Contax II/III (or Kiev) rangefinder -- more of a 'zzzzt,' as opposed to a click.

The Leicaflex SL -- more of a low pitched "'crunch' as opposed to a click.

My girlfriend's Pentax 67 -- a gunshot.
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Old 01-15-2017   #124
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Originally Posted by Charlie Lemay View Post
The "sherflunk" of a Hasselblad is hard to beat, even though it is far from quiet.
That does sort of characterize the 500C/M, doesn't it? Although one of mine is a bit more like, "shaklump!"

My Leica M2 at 1/15 goes, "tock--tock-tic-tic." At around 1/60, it goes, "shalick." At higher speeds, it goes, "schick."

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Old 01-16-2017   #125
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Mamiya 6, Rolleiflex, Kodak Retina II, Leica M2, Olympus OM-D EM5, Nikon F5

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Originally Posted by lxmike View Post
...Which camera that you own do you think has the sweetest sound(?)....
The ones that have the least sound have the best sound IMO.
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Among my cameras, I like the sound of the shutter made by the Standard Leica. It is super smooth. Considering the age of the camera, I find this amazing.
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Hard choosing between my Canon P or Mamiya 6, always depends on which one being used. The world is full of sounds, some obnoxious others wonderful, with many opinions. In my racing days to hear my small block Ford idle was music. Then full throttle---- well you just had to be there.

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If a shutter goes off in the forest and their's no there to hear it, does it make a sound!
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Canon L1 rangefinder, particularly at 1/30th and below.
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