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

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What happened to pocket remotes for non-SLR cameras?

Why not offer a remote on-less-than-SLR cameras, video or still? 10 years ago, we traveled Europe with my wife handling her pocket 35mm film Minolta Freedom zoom 125, about the size of a pack of ...
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What keywords should I look for to find a camera capable of remote capture and upload?

I'd like to purchase a camera that should be capable of taking simple stop motion animation. In order not to mess the scene by moving the camera, it should feature remote triggering from the PC (via ...
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Can a Wireless Shutter Release control camera movement, exposure or metering?

So, I looked up this: http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Products/Product/Remote-Cords/4730/ML-L3-Wireless-Remote-Control-%28Infrared%29.html Questions: Does a remote move the camera's face? I mean, ...
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What is the difference between Canon's Remote Switch and Remote Control?

I own a Canon Rebel T3i and on the accessories page on Canon website there is a Remote Switch (Cable Switch) and Remote Control. What is the difference between both (they are the same price) and if I ...
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How can I take a photo every 1 min with my Fujifilm HS10?

I have a Fujifilm HS10 and I'd like to put the camera somewhere and take a photo from a scene every say 1 min. How can I do it? Is there any option in the camera to do it? If I connect to the camera ...
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Will the Nikon MC-DC2 shutter release cord work with the Nikon D300s?

I just bought the Nikon MC-DC2 remote release cord and when I unpacked it and tried to plug it into my Nikon D300s camera, I found that the camera body actually has no connector input for that kind of ...
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Which camera offers flexible remote control and good manual controls?

I want to switch to a system camera, preferably one from the Micro Four Thirds or Four Thirds systems. Since I also want to do experimental technical setups like time lapse or astrophotography, I have ...
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Is there OS X software for timed shutter release with a Canon 30D?

I'm trying to do some time lapse photography with my Canon 30D, and I'm looking for a program for OS X that I can use to fire the shutter over time instead of using an intervalometer. Does the EOS ...
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How can I remote control my Panasonic FZ100?

I want to remote control my Panasonic DMC-FZ100 from my computer via USB. It does support PTP but gPhoto2 says Error (-6: 'Unsupported operation'). libptp also returns an error. Do you know any other ...
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Is there a remote shutter release for the Panasonic DMC-FZ40?

A friend has the DMC-FZ40. Discussing Lightpainting, he was interested in buying a wireless control. Looking around for one we found out none exists, and after researching Itai's neocamera and ...
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How do I control the camera in Kite Photography?

I saw an older post on the site that mentioned Kite Photography. I find that very interesting, and I want to try it. I have a couple of old compact cameras that I wouldn't mind putting them at risk. ...
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How can I trigger multiple cameras to fire simultaneously?

I have 10 Canon 5DmkII cameras which I want to fire simultaneously... How can I accomplish this task repeatedly and reliably? NOTE: Although I mention 10 cameras, it will be a 'super bonus' if the ...
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Are there downsides to a wireless (infrared) remote shutter release?

I have a Nikon D7000 and I see there are a couple remote release options from Nikon: the (wired) MC-DC2 and the (wireless) ML-L3 which is also about 40% cheaper than the wired remote. Are there any ...
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How to use a wireless remote shutter release with flash?

I'm about to buy a wireless remote shutter release. However, all shutter releases that I saw so far are attached to the flash shoe and cover the build-in flash. Are there wireless remote shutter ...
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Nikon MC-DC2 Remote dangerous?

I got just now my nikon remote. I spent about 20£ on it over the cheaper chinese ripoffs only to find in the instruction manual (not really a "manual", it's a leaflet) that according to State of ...
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cameras with remote shutter releases other than DSLR types

I am looking for a digital camera other than the DSLR types that have a remote shutter release. My wife has reumatoid arthritus and can's use a "larger" style camera. What are some "smaller type ...
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What remotes are available for the Canon EOS 60D?

I've found it really difficult to pinpoint exactly what remotes are compatible with the Canon EOS 60D. The camera specifications say, "N3 type wired remote control" (which doesn't mean a lot to me). ...
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Looking for a remote flash trigger for Sony

can anyone recommend a wireless flash set up for Sony A200 camera/Sony F58-AM flash unit? Thanks
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Recommend me a remote shutter release

I'd like to embark on a self portrait photo-a-day project with my Rebel XSi & 50mm f/1.8 lens. The problem is that the built-in timer won't work for this - the AF kicks in when you press the ...
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Any 8+ MP Nikon/Canon/Sony cam that can click photos via the PC?

I'm looking for an economical still camera to click hi-res photos for a research project I'm doing. An important requirement is that the photo output in a RAW format. (least compression) I want to ...
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What options are available for a wireless remote for a Canon 50D?

I'm looking for a wireless remote for my Canon 50D, but the canon RC-5 and RC-6 don't seem to support it in the information I've found thus far. Can anyone recommend anything that might work with ...
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Is it possible to do remote capture on a Canon ESO400D?

Is it possible to do remote capture on a Canon ESO400D? I have an infra-red remote, but when I connect the camera to the PC via USB I only get the option to download pictures from it. I'm a pretty ...
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Situations you might use USB remote mode?

I hooked up the 50D to my MacBook Pro the other day at home and found it great to see exactly how a photo is going to turn out on the big screen before taking it and was wondering when such a setup ...
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Why do you need a remote trigger for your camera?

What are the benefits of having a remote shutter release?
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What are the pros and cons of a cheap 3rd-party wireless remote control for Canon 1Ds Mark II?

I have a Canon 1Ds Mark II. This means that it has a N3 connector for remote control. I found something affordable here but unfortunatelly they doesn't provide too much informations about the product ...
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Can I use Bulb exposure with wireless shutter release?

Curious if I can use Bulb exposure with a wireless remote on the Rebel series bodies from Canon
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What is a remote shutter release?

What is a remote shutter release? In what kind of photo situation would I use a shutter release?