Dec 13, 2017I splashed out on a new anodized shutter button

FujiFilm X-E3 with a red anodized aluminum shutter button
FujiFilm X-E3 with CamDesign 10MM Diameter Red Metal Convex Soft Shutter Release Button – Close-up of my new red shutter button. Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

When I bought my Fujifilm X-E3 I also bought a red enameled shutter button to go with it. I didn’t like the way it looked, so I replaced it with an anodized button.

After a couple of weeks of use, I have decided that I don’t like the orangy-red color and shiny finish of the enameled button, so I have changed to the anodized shutter button pictured above, a CamDesign 10MM Diameter Red Metal Convex Soft Shutter Release Button. The enameled button came with little rubber washers, so I’ve used one of those to hold my new red anodized aluminum button in-place. (By the way, ‘Splashed out’ is $7.99 for two buttons and a lens/wristband.)

I much prefer the color and finish of this button. I just wish that the supplier would provide washers too, instead of the unwanted wrist/lens band.

FujiFilm X-E3 with a red anodized aluminum shutter button
The red shutter button in place. Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

The picture below shows the enameled button on my X-E3 (left) compared to the red anodized version on the FujiFilm X-E2s (right).

Photograph of a FujiFilm X-E3 & Fujifilm X-E2s camera.
FujiFilm X-E3 with red enameled shutter button & Fujifilm X-E2s with a red anodized button.

Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.
Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

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