Digital cameras are usually used to take one shot at a time, but they generally offer a continuous shooting mode too. In this mode, the camera keeps taking shots in succession for as long as you hold down the shutter button. Some camera makers also call this ‘burst mode’. You’ll find it amongst a number […]
A useful mode if you’re shooting in a theatre or museum, but only available on compact cameras with in-lens shutters and mirrorless cameras with electronic shutters – mechanical shutters will always make a noise. Many high-end pro cameras now offer high-speed silent burst modes using electronic shutters to capture sports from positions where cameras would normally have been banned in the past.