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Old 08-10-2010, 03:18 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by pyrate
How is the shutter lag? I have an Olympus Tough 6000 which I miss a fair amount of shots because of the lag. I have it mounted on the handlebars using a RAM mount and have the camera on and simply put - it takes too long to shoot the picture. It also has a TAPTAP feature that is absolute annoying. It is going to get TAPTAP'd with a hammer soon.
To turn it on requires holding the power button for 1 second, but the lag to power up is just 1-2 seconds. To take a photo, the AF can usually lock onto an object and be ready to snap in 0.5-1.5 seconds. In good lighting, you can almost always take a photo in less then 1 second from focus to dark situations, it can take 1-1.5 seconds to find a focus point.

There are lots of cameras with better response, but this one can get covered in sand, mud, and rinsed off in water, which sold me.
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