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Triggering camera shutter from distance to avoid shake or for convenience.

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Can I make a budget trail camera with photoelectric sensors?

Only very expensive trailcams (USD 1,000+) are able to take photos of small and extremely fast stoats and weasels. So in order to monitor the presence/absence of weasel and stoat in a certain area, ...
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Need more detail on the mechanical shutter release diy for Panasonic FZ40

I read an answer from rfusca about how to make a mechanical shutter release for the Panasonic DMC-FZ40. I can picture what you're saying in my head but I'm not sure what parts to buy. There are a ton ...
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Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 not working as expected

Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 is not working as expected on my Canon 60D when I try to take a long exposure shot. Here is what is happening- I set the camera to bulb mode and lock the remote to start ...
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How can I take a series of photos for focus stacking by remote without tethering?

I have a requirement to be able to take a series of photos using a 5D Mk3 to be used for focus stacking using a remote. I cannot use a laptop so the solution must be hardware-based or in-camera. ...
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How can I get my Canon T1i to autofocus before starting a video with the rc6 remote? [closed]

I've seen videos where folks will put their Canon DSLR into video mode, then use the rc6 remote to take a photo, autofocusing, then start the video with mode 2 on the remote. Can I do this with my ...
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How can I turn off auto focus when using the remote with my Nikon D7000?

I have a remote with my D7000 and it's hugely frustrating that it auto focuses when using the remote. The whole reason I want it is for speed and to not move the tripod. I have looked through the ...
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How to programme EOS utility to take n number of shots?

I just installed the EOS utility program and wanted to know if it's possible to tell the program to take let's say 10 or 15 or 40 shots in a row, well you get the idea.
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More covert rf remote shutter control for canon Xsi?

I am looking for a more covert (not illegal, I want to take pics of myself while doing a play) remote than one where you take it out of your pocket and it's handsized, and then you pull out a giant ...
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Is there a remote shutter for Canon xsi that utilizes radio technology?

I will need to remotely control my shutter (ie, take a pic) at a range that none of my current remoteless shutter remotes could come close to. I am thinking probably 50 yards about. I heard a friend ...
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How to configure Neweer YouPro Camera Wireless Timer Remote (YP-870)?

I have tried to follow the instructions in the official-looking (but completely garbled English) instruction manual which came with this product, but I'm unable to get the single shooting and delay ...
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Firing Nissin Di866 MKII with Cactus TX/RX

Hope someone can help with this. I recently purchased some Cactus v5 Transceiver/Receiver set, having being told they would fire with many different types of flash units and camera's (including the ...
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How can I simultaneously trigger multiple iOS cameras over wifi?

I need to simultaneously trigger / shutter release cameras for 15-20 iOS devices. Need a WiFi based solution since bluetooth based one cannot handle so many devices. Software may run on a PC or a ...
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IR Wireless control working only from really far in Canon 70D

I have a IR wireless shutter and a Canon 70D. I set the correct Drive Mode in the camera and the remote works, but only sometimes. If I am very far away (20 feet/6 meters from the camera) it works ...
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What are cheap, compatible receivers for the Yongnuo 622N-TX?

I only have a single flash so buying a pair of 622N for use as receivers seems like a waste. What are some alternative RF receivers? Do I get to keep i-TTL and high-speed sync if I use a non-622N ...
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Nikon D5100 Infra-red remote setting

Is there a way to stop the D5100 from always defaulting back to the Single Shot mode after taking just one shot with the IR remote?
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Can I use the Nikon ML-L3 remote to do long exposures with a D5200?

Can I use the Nikon ML-L3 Remote Control to take 10-15 minute exposures with my Nikon D5200? If yes, then must I keep the remote pressed during that entire period, or can I lock it somehow and press ...
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How do I get my 3rd-party IR remote to take only one picture at a time in bulb mode?

I am trying to figure out how to use my IR remote. I have a Photive brand remote for Nikon. Says its model number PHML-L3. That may be my issue right there.. but.. The issue I'm having is that when I ...
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Remote Control for Sony NEX 5 with bracketed images

Most remote controls that I've tried with my Sony NEX 5t only allow for a single shot shutter action. I'd like to be able to show bracketed images with a remote control. Are there options on the ...
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How do selfie sticks integrate with digital cameras?

I want to understand how a selfie stick works with Digital Cameras. What I understand (and please correct me if I am wrong) is that the camera will hav a tripod mount where the selfie stick will be ...
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Syncing multiple cameras with multiple strobe lights

We are trying to sync 23 cameras and 4 strobe lights together. However, we keep getting a black band rolling across the images and can not figure out how to sync the strobes to fire when all of the ...
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Does the Sony wireless remote commander (hardware, not the app) focus before firing a shot in Manual?

I have a Sony NEX-6 and the wireless remote commander (Please note: it is the hardware not the app). Last night, I was taking some night shots in Manual with the camera on a tripod. I set the camera ...
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Does half pressing a RS-80N3 trigger autofocus if back-button AF is enabled?

I'm looking to invest in a remote trigger say the RS-80N3 or alike for my Canon DSLRs. I'm using them all with back-button AF enabled (and half press shutter autofocus disabled) and I wonder if half ...
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How would I set up the ability to capture stills remotely from multiple angles/locations in a tiny house?

I will be moving into a tiny house next summer. As part of the experience, I would like to try to document daily life as candidly as possible. The plan is to install a number of small cameras in a ...
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Is it possible to change shutter speed in Nikon D3300 remotely?

I have Nikon D3300 camera that has no built-in HDR feature. Anyway I would like to do some HDR photography. My question is: is there any way to change the shutter speed in Nikon D3300 remotely ...
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Does MC-DC2 release cable work with Nikon D750?

I see confusing views about the Nikon MC-DC2 remote release cord. Some people say it is compatible with the D750, and some say it is not. I am not sure if any one here has successfully used MC-DC2 ...
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Which is a cheap remote shutter release for Canon 600D? [closed]

I want to buy a remote shutter release for my Canon 600D. I want to use it for lightning photography. Any suggestions, please?
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PocketWizard without cable

I have only used Cowboy studio triggers and not familiar with PocketWizard. My question is if I get PocketWizard Plus III from what I saw on YouTube videos they were connected to the remote flash ...
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Can I trigger a EOS 70D remotely using a 600EX-RT speedlite?

Hi is it possible to remotely trigger an EOS 70D using a 600EX-RT? For example, I'd like the EOS onboard flash to be the slave and the 600EX-RT to be the master.
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What might prevent a Yongnuo MC-36R remote controller from triggering a Canon 7D wirelessly?

I have purchased a Yongnuo MC-36R - both hand held remote and camera fitted receiver will fire the Canon 7D by cable, but the wireless remote will not work. I have both sets of dip switches set to ...
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Is there a quick way to use “remote trigger” drive mode on the Nikon D7100?

With the announcement of the D7200, I've considered upgrading my old D7000. One thing I love about the D7000 is the option to change the drive mode using a dial underneath the mode dial. In ...
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Does the Pentax K1000 have a sensor for a remote shutter release?

I have a self-portrait assignment for photography class, but the Pentax k1000 that I'm shooting with doesn't have a self timer. I have a shutter release remote that I use for my other film cameras, ...
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Targus Universal Wireless Shutter Release [duplicate]

Does anyone know if this will work for the Canon 60d? I cant find any documentation about it online. I just purchased it at Target for $10. If it is compatible, are there any special settings that ...
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Single remote trigger for fifty cameras

I want to assemble several cameras, triggered by a single remote. Is this possible? The trigger doesn't have to be wireless, because the cameras will be very near to each other. The cameras need to be ...
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How can I take long exposures on Nikon D7000 with a wireless remote? [duplicate]

How can I take long exposures on a Nikon D7000 with a wireless remote? I've read the existing question on this, but the answers there are not working for me. "Bulb" shows up when the shutter control ...
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Controlling multiple cameras

I am trying to control multiple cameras so that they all trigger simultaneously, or as near as possible. Is there a good way of doing this? I have managed to get hold of a pair of Sony Alpha 77 MkII ...
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Is there a way to delay shutter release when using a remote shutter, possibly with the aid of Magic Lantern?

The remote I use for my Canon 550D unfortunately doesn't have a switch permitting me to either release the shutter instantaneously or after a delay pf 2 seconds. First of all it doesn't make sense to ...
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Pixelstick wireless remote trigger alternative

I got a pixelstick (http://www.thepixelstick.com/) and want to see what options I have to trigger it remotely. They sell a remote trigger that goes with the pixelstick ( ...
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The Remote Code for Nikon D40?

I have a Nikon-D40 and I want a remote control, but I want to build my own. I search on internet how to do it. Using Remote Control led and your smartphone you can build. But you need to Code or the ...
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III remote for consumers without a smart phone?

I am considering purchasing the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III as a replacement for my Canon G3 and I am concerned that the lack of an IR remote will be a deal breaker for me. The literature I can ...
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Remote Control for point and shoot digital camera

Is there a remote control trigger for Point and Shoot digital camera? I searched the internet and notice that there are only remote control for DSLR camera and phones but not Point and Shoot digital ...
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Wireless Shutter Release Remote does autofocus before taking the snap?

I have Nikon D3000 and a wireless remote for it. I'm not sure about this thing: Suppose, I am keeping the camera on tripod where some birds will come. Then, I am setting my required zoom and other ...
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canon 60d ten second timer remote

I bought a cheap infrared remote and its range is very limited. Also I could only find as another option a two second timer. Most cheaper digital cameras have 10 second timer. How do I get this for my ...
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Tr-90 remote release

So I went in to buy a remote release for my canon 70D. I didn't have it with me, but they said that the phottix TR-90 c8 is the right one for the 70d... ha but as far as I know, that connector is ...
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Nikon D3200 with IR remote control uses AF-Light although turned off

I have big issue on my Nikon D3200: If I use an IR remote control, the AF-Assist Light always flashes, after taking a photo, although I explicitly disabled it in the menu! How can I disable it ...
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Canon 6D self-timer triggered by the IR wireless remote. Is it possible?

I have bought an infrared wireless remote (cheap simple one from eBay with a single button) for my Canon 6D. The camera has two modes for the self-timer and remote: 10sec/remote 2sec/remote In ...
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Why isn't my Canon RC-6 remote control working with my Canon 550D?

I recently bought a Canon RC-6 and got dejected as nothing happened after clicking the button. The product seems to be working fine with Canon 600D. Later, I read somewhere the RC6 won't work with ...
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Using bulb mode with EOS Remote app without having to hold down shutter button possible?

Does the EOS Remote app somehow support timed shutter speeds (for their DSLRs) longer than 30 seconds or a press-and-lock feature when in BULB mode? I've not found such a feature and I guess it could ...
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Does the N3 socket/connector provide any advantage over the E3 counterpart?

Does the N3 socket/connector provide any advantage over the E3 counterpart or is it just a way to differentiate the more expensive cameras from the other ones and possibly make customers pay for the ...
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Is there a list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release?

I've tried to find a complete list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release for remote shutter release. The only info I got was that EOS 3 was the first camera to use the N3 connector. ...
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Why doesn't the 1D series support RC units?

Is there a official or known reason why the 1D series doesn't support RC units (infrared remotes such as the Canon RC-6) ?