Frame counter mystery

Gonz rgonzomatic at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 10:27:12 EDT 2017


Hmm, but that only accounts for 6 lost frames no?  Or perhaps it skips
other 000 instances, like from 999 to 001?


On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
> One of my many quirks is to set my "name field" on my camera to be my
> initials, and then a digit that represents how many times the 10,000 counter
> has turned over. On this last trip both cameras that I brought "rolled
> over". In the process of reconciling the file names I noticed that the last
> image file was 20170827-LRC61567 while the metadata said the shutter count
> was 61507. My first thought was that with LV images the shutter would only
> open once per set of frames rather than once per frame.  But that was wrong.
>
> When the counter rolls over, it goes from 9999 to 0001, skipping 0000. The
> sixty "lost" frames were 10000, 20000, 30000 ...
>
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