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Can I use continuous shooting (burst mode) while on self timer with a Canon 5D Mk II?

Are you able to be on burst mode while shooting in self timer mode with the 5dii? I'd like to be able to take more than one shot at a time while being on self timer.
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What can limit frames per second on a mirrorless camera?

I'm looking at the specs of the recently announced Sony A7 against the specs of the NEX-7, and I am confused about one detail: the amount of shots it can take per second. The NEX-7 can capture 10 ...
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Does the image quality gets affected when taken in burst mode

I am doing this project in which I have to take multiple shots of a scene in burst mode. The image is not moving. So, if I am taking photos in burst mode, will the image quality of the latter images ...
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Buffer and number of burst mode photos …

Is there a relation between the camera's buffer and number of photographs which can be shot at a given fps? Let's say a camera can shoot 12 photos at 10fps. Then is it when the buffer is filled with ...
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Can I capture still images on my DSLR at the same rate as shooting HD video? (30 fps)

I have a Canon Rebel T3i DSLR. It looks like it can do 30 fps in HD video mode. However, I'd like to capture still images at 30 fps—is this possible somehow? Would I have to resort to some ...
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Is there a way to lock the D7100's mirror up while burst shooting?

I have a Nikon D7100. I've tried to capture water droplets in burst mode. But the mirror speed limits my shooting and makes a discontinuous series of images, even with a 1/2000 shutter speed! Is ...
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Canon 5D Mk II shoots only at 2.1 FPS burst instead of 3.9 claimed, why?

I've timed my 5D Mk II at 2.1 FPS during burst shooting, which is way lower than 3.9 FPS promised by Canon. This time does not depend on image quality / size so I assume memory card is not a limiting ...
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Why does the mirror open and close for every photo in burst mode?

When shooting using burst mode on a dslr, why does the mirror moves up and down for every photo that is being taken? Wouldn't it be better if the mirror only opens once and the shutter moves for every ...
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Self-timer:Continuous on Canon 70D?

I currently own a Rebel T3i and need to upgrade. The Canon 70D looks like a good option at a reasonable price. Looking over the features and youtube videos about it, it really surprised me that it ...
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What settings should I use to take a burst at the highest possible FPS?

My goals is to take a burst of photos at the highest possible FPS. What settings should I use, other than the ones below? Save as JPEG standard, rather than fine, RAW or RAW + JPEG. Using the speed ...
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Why does ISO sensitivity affect sequential burst mode duration?

I have an Olympus E-PM2 and while testing a new SD card I learned that the camera's ISO setting affects the number of pictures that I can take using sequential burst mode. When shooting raw at 8 fps ...
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Lower quality photos in burst mode

I took some photos of high speed skating and as there was too much motion involved, I switched to burst mode (continuous shots) hoping I'll get some good shots. But the sharpness of those taken in ...
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Can my Nikon D800E do continuous shooting with different shutter speeds?

I am currently photographing dancers with a Nikon D800E and want to compose an image out of two photos: the first one should have a shutter speed of 1/500 sec (to freeze the position) and the second ...
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If using one camera to trigger another, what FPS will the triggered camera have?

I'm using a 7D and a 70D which have different max burst speeds. I want to put one on a remote for basketball. If I hold down my shutter button on, say, my 7D (8 FPS) will I get the full speed on my ...
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Why shot-to-shot time is much slower than the max FPS in burst mode?

I found that some cameras (in particular my Pentax K-01 and Fuji X10) have a decent burst speed (around 6fps in JPEG before it starts buffering and slows down) but when operating in single shot mode ...
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Why do cameras have so little buffer?

Most cameras have very little buffer, which means when you burst you can usually only shoot 5-10 photos before running out and then you would have to wait for it to write to the card before you can ...
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What are the practical uses of low speed continuous drive (shooting) mode?

The Canon 7D has two types of continuous shooting mode: High speed continuous and low speed continuous. What are the practical applications (scenarios, photography style, uses, etc) of using the low ...
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What are the advantages of shooting in burst (continuous) mode?

In one event I was covering, some of my fellow photogs were shooting in burst mode. They take around three images per press of the shutter just to capture a man standing still on the stage (maybe ...
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Can I do exposure bracketing as a burst of shots on a Nikon D5000?

Is it possible on Nikon D5000 to do AE bracketing in a burst? Currently I've been able only to set bracketing mode but all three firings had to be done manually with the trigger button.
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For the same number of shots, does continuous shooting wear out a shutter or other mechanical parts faster than single shots?

Does continuous shooting subject a shutter or other mechanical parts to more wear and tear than single shooting, assuming the same number of shots are taken? In other words, does firing x shots at 4 ...
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Are there any memory cards available which can keep up with the Canon 1d x?

With 1d x coming out ... soon, I'm curious on what would be the best memory to use with it, if price is no object. Photo size of this camera should be somewhere in range of 20-30 mb, and with 12 ...
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Does decreasing image size increase the frame rate for continuous shooting on a DSLR?

If shooting in RAW mode decreases the burst rate to 2 frames per second (on Canon 1100D), then would using a lower resolution JPG setting increase the frame rate? Please tell me if I have ...
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Why does a DSLR stop shooting continuously after a few seconds?

In continuous shooting, all cameras I used shoot for a few seconds, then stop. For example, a Nikon D7000 with a 200x (30 MB/s) single SD card makes ten RAW photos (approx. 19 MB each), six shots per ...
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Is burst rate higher in RAW mode?

I own a Nikon D5000 and the Wikipedia page says that : Continuous shooting 4 frame/s for 67 Large Fine JPEG or 11 RAW frames Does this mean that keeping the camera in NEF (RAW) mode increases ...
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What are the downsides of leaving my camera in burst mode all the time?

Is there any harm in leaving my camera in high speed burst even when it's not specifically required? Will it have a negative affect on my photos when I'm not shooting action shot, such as portraits ...
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Can lens focus speed affect continuous shooting speed?

I was using a 50mm f/1.8 II lens on my Canon 40D yesterday, and I was trying to capture some action shots using continuous high-speed drive mode and AI Servo autofocus mode. I was using a shutter ...
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What conditions hold up continuous shooting?

Sometimes when attempting to shoot continuously (at high speed) with my Nikon D90, something appears to block the smooth interval between shutter releases. I have it set up to take RAW and JPEG ...