Term - B (Bulb) setting

B (Bulb) setting SWPP Photographic Glossary

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B (Bulb) setting

A camera mode, also known as Bulb or Brief, (this has a 'B' icon on the shutter), that keeps the shutter open for as long as the shutter release is pressed This is useful for recording night scenes, fireworks and light or star trails


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