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Mirror Lockup is an option in DSLRs that allows the mirror to be retracted prior to a photo, giving much quieter operation and reduced vibration.

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Can I lock up the mirror in Canon 350D and shoot all three AEB points without mirror return?

A friend lent me his old Canon 350D (It has no Live View mode) so I can try a "real" camera before spending money on it. I want to play with HDR, and most of the articles I read say that you should ...
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Properly Using Mirror Lock With Canon EOS 60D And RC-6 IR Remote

I am trying to use my Canon EOS 60D on a tripod, with mirror lock enabled and shutter release via the RC-6 infrared remote, for minimizing vibration. When using the shutter release on the camera, ...
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How can I use mirror lockup with wireless remote on a Canon T4i?

I'm using a Canon T4i. When mirror lockup is enabled, if I press the button on the wireless remote, I have the impression that mirror lockup is not performed. Am I doing something wrong? According to ...
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D7000 multiple exposure with mirror up?

I shoot a lot of close-up photography and typically use the mirror up feature with a remote control. I tried doing double exposures using these functions and kept failing. Yesterday I switched to ...
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Nikon D80 Mirror Lockup

Can I use mirror lockup for long exposures on the Nikon D80? The option appears to be in the menu, I can't seem to enable it.
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What is mirror lockup and what is its primary function?

My SLR is equipped with a mirror lockup function. What does it do, and when would I employ such a feature?