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Custom SLR ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack)

You Pay: $7.95
Product Highlights
  • Textured Pad for Shutter Release Button
  • Improved Tactility and Grip
  • Residue-Free Adhesive Attachment
  • Compatible with Most Cameras and Devices

The Custom SLR ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade is a textured pad that attaches to a camera's shutter release button to provide improved tactility and ergonomics. The raised, vibration-free surface helps to reduce finger fatigue and provides more control when depressing the shutter button. The ProDot measures 0.4" / 9.8mm in diameter, has a residue-free adhesive for attachment, and is compatible with most camera shutter release buttons and other media devices.

This item includes two black ProDot Shutter Button pads.

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Custom SLRProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack)
 
4.2

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Durable (7)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

  • Not durable (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (11)
  • Landscape photography (6)
  • Macro photography (5)
  • Travel (5)
  • Portraits (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Semi-professional (7), Professional (4), Semi-pro photographer (4), Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Who knew?

I bought these almost on impulse. Ok, so it was on impulse. However, as simple a concept as they are, it has quickly become a feature on my camera that I truly...Read complete review

I bought these almost on impulse. Ok, so it was on impulse. However, as simple a concept as they are, it has quickly become a feature on my camera that I truly appreciate. I was very surprised to see how easily I can find the shutter button. Yes, I know, I should know where the shutter button is, but one must admit that often times there is a little bit of searching while composing the picture.
Is it a must-have? No.
Is it an item that will improve your picture taking ability? Of course not.
But it is an item that will facilitate the process to enough of a degree that you will notice and say "Hmmmm.....neat."

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works on smaller nikon record button

I use these over the video record buttons on our d5200s. The record button is next to an info button and a exp-comp button, and to find it quick on a multi-cam video shoot...Read complete review

I use these over the video record buttons on our d5200s. The record button is next to an info button and a exp-comp button, and to find it quick on a multi-cam video shoot this sticky button works great, sort of. When the temperature is over 95deg or so the sticky doesnt hold as it should. too bad i would have given it 5 stars.

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5.0

Good Things Come In Small Packages

By Dan D.

from San Jose, CA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

      I put these ProDot onto my Canon 5D3 and all my photographer friends thought they were awesome.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Very handy

      By d300s Shooter

      from Brooklyn, NY

      Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

      allows me to feel where my shutter releas buttons is without thinking & provides a good feel.the glue also works well, I had to reposition the dots a couple of times; but it holds on like a champ.

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      5.0

      Good Things Come In Small Packages

      By Dan D.

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

        This tiny little dot goes onto your shutter button and can be seen from a far distant. It feels soft and looks cool on your camera.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Convenient but expensive

        By Blacksmith

        from Northern New Jersey

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

          Having a few different camera systems, some that seldom get used, a shutter button sometimes gets missed when I'm in a hurry. The Dots aren't really necessary but do help my fingers find a nearly flush button. They attach easily and don't come off. Pretty expensive for what they are, though. But on an absolute scale, not a lot of money.

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          • No

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          3.0

          I'm on the fence

          By Dave

          from Fort Collins, Co

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

              I thought I would try this because of the positive reviews, so I put it on my Sony A77 II. I can see how some would like the feel of the prodot but on my camera it sticks up too far. I tend to fire the shutter before I want to. If it was thinner I know I would like the addtion. But for me it's going away.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Works Well

              By ProtogSB

              from St James, NY

              About Me Semi-Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Sports

                Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                Works just as advertised. Used it for a couple of shoots and it is stick sticking well. Definitely decreases response time to when you press the shutter button. I recommend getting this if you're a sports photographer

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                • No

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                4.0

                Increases Shutter Height significantly..

                By Gettysburg

                from SF Bay Area

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                    ....just as I wanted and anticipated.My camera has an electronic shutter which previously was so stealthy I missed shots unknowingly because no tactile feedback.Problem solved

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                    • No

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                    1.0

                    Waste of Money!!

                    By Stewie510

                    from Tyler, TX

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Not Durable
                      • Not Functional

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                        Well this stayed on my camera for about two weeks.. In that time I had a lot of misfires because I couldnt tell how far I was pushing the button. I was shooting a wedding today and it came off at some point but I dont know when. I shot all night with sticky stuff on my button I couldnt get off. Very irritating!! If you use your camera often then I wouldnt waste my time with this product.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great Button

                        By Mr. Bill

                        from Milwaukee, WI

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                            It is what you think it is - a piece of plastic with a sticky back. It works GREAT for me since I have an index finger that doesn't bend at the last joint. I usually have to use my middle finger to push the shutter - which means less fingers to hold the camera! Works Really Great for Me! It is also handy to be able to find the shutter button easier by feel, especially in an odd position. Hope it stays stuck on - only been using it for 2 weeks.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Love these dots!

                            By Noonum

                            from Camarillo CA

                            Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                            No more hunting for the shutter button or stressing my arthritic finger with a day of shooting. Love them!

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                            4.0

                            Comfort shutter release

                            By red5champ

                            from St Petersburg, FL

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday use
                              • Home
                              • Landscape Photography
                              • Macro Photography
                              • Portraits
                              • Studio
                              • Traveling

                              Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                              This shutter release accessory adds a level of comfortable cushioning to the shutter release and is great when hanging onto the shutter release fro extended periods as I frequently do when photographing wildlife. My only concern that comes to mind is how long it will stay in place as it is only attached by double sided tape, time will tell!

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Clever idea

                              By Gallopingphotog

                              from Amarillo, TX

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Everyday use

                                Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                A simple idea that is helpful. I sometimes have trouble finding my shutter release by feel because the button is so smooth and level with the surrounding surface, especially if I'm wearing gloves. This soft little stick-on is textured just enough that it's easy to feel the difference.The little "dot" has an adhesive backing. We'll see how long that lasts before it unsticks.The listing shows the dots as red, but they are black, if that makes a difference.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                We'll worth the money

                                By Jan

                                from Norfolk, VA

                                Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                                You would not think that something so small would make that much of a difference. But it does. Photographing with the ProDot shutter button is a lot better on the shooting finger.

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                                5.0

                                shutter dot

                                By bcpho guy

                                from Yardley, Pa

                                About Me Semi-Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Everyday use
                                  • Traveling

                                  Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                                  Careful - shutter button is more reachable but more sensitive

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                                  • No

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                                  3.0

                                  too expensive

                                  By shutter button

                                  from Idaho

                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                  • Not Durable

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                    far too expensive for what they are - would be ok if they would stick to the shutter button ( plastic or metal ) on a more permanent basis - they become dislodged with repeated actions of removal and replacement into a camera bag - and that would be ok if they were inexpensive to allow for several replacements - come on sellers it,s only a piece of rubber, and they are no doubt made in China for pennies - a two pack should be $2 - or use a more permanent adhesive - on the pro side - they will never wear out because they don,t stay on long enough

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    useful button

                                    By sri

                                    from san antonio

                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday use
                                      • Landscape Photography
                                      • Macro Photography
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Traveling

                                      Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                      shutter button improves tactile feel

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                                      • No

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                                      1.0

                                      Don't waste your money

                                      By jimmil43

                                      from Long Island, NY

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                      • Not Durable
                                      • Poor Design

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Clown Nose

                                      Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                      I bought these after stumbling across them on the B&H page. I loved them at first and then after 2-3 weeks the thing started sliding off because of the summer heat. It left a gooey mess on my shutter button. I still have the second one in the bag if anyone wants it. ...........

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Pickup

                                      By Ricker

                                      from Concord, NH

                                      About Me Semi-Professional

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Reliable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everyday use
                                        • Home
                                        • Landscape Photography
                                        • Macro Photography
                                        • Portraits

                                        Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                        Nice little inexpensive add. Does seem to improve the shutter button. The only downside is the price. I'd like to see these around $ ea rather than the $ ea these are currently.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Happy So Far!!

                                        By Danilo

                                        from Las Vegas, NV

                                        About Me Semi-Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Everyday use

                                          Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Black, 2-Pack):

                                          Since we're not looking at our shutter buttons when we take a photo, touch is the only way to tell where the button is. Most digital cameras have very smoothly contoured shutter buttons. This product definitely helps locate the shutter button. No more press press press on the camera body while NOT taking the photo!
                                          Yes...it works great!!!

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          love it

                                          By Sebastian

                                          from Lima Peru

                                          About Me Professional

                                          See all my reviews

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Everyday use

                                            Comments about ProDot Shutter Button Upgrade (Red, 2-Pack):

                                            it works!

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                                            • No

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