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

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Video Recorder with Detachable Viewfinder and Remote Control [migrated]

I am wondering if there is a camcorder/video camera out there with a touchscreen viewfinder that is detachable and can be used remotely via a cable. I want to be able to control all features of the ...
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How is the cable flashzebra.com #0138 better than #0126 for a Canon flash; Why this cable has the same contacts as a Canon hotshoe?

I asked this questions on an email I sent to support at Flashzebra.com This is the answer I received: "1) There is a listing of product attributes for the FZ #0126 and the FZ 0138 in ad copy for ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Does Canon 450D (Rebel XSi) have TTL ratio control over the menu?

There is "External flash control" section in the camera's menu. However it is not accessible if you have no external TTL flash on hand. How can I find out is there ability to change the output power ...
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How to shoot tethered using CHDK incompatible Canon Powershot S410?

I have an old Canon powershot S410 compact camera, which I want to use for a time-lapse project. For the project I will need to build an intervalometer to automatically shot photos (probably Arduino ...
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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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Canon RC-6 remote control not working with 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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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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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 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 be absent so the ...
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How to control a Canon 600D from a computer?

Is there any way to remote control a Canon Rebel T3i 600D from the computer, for example to take shots like every x lapse or something like? I also need the software to do it, I'm looking for a good ...
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Is the remote controller adapter RA-E3 conversion cable sold outside the 60Da bundle?

Is the remote controller adapter RA-E3 conversion cable (or a third party equivalent) sold outside the 60Da bundle? Additionally will this cable work with any body having an E3 socket?
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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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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) ?
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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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What is the proper remote shutter release for Canon 5D Mark iii?

I got lost finding the right remote shutter release for my Canon 5D Mark iii. I have the Hänhel Combi for Canon, which I use to use with Canon 550D but seems no use with 5D Mark iii. I googled and ...
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is there a good remote timer compatible with most Nikon and Canon cameras?

I wish to experiment with HDR night photography and timelapse video editing. Both require me to take multiple shots are regular intervals for prolonged durations, and I obviously do not wish to sit ...
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Non-genuine remote shutter release locks for too long: is it common issue?

I'm doing self-portraits with my Canon EOS 1000D using a chip remote shutter release RS-60E3 and delaying shutter to 10s, so I can take the right position in front of the camera. However, from time ...
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Is there a way to replicate Nikon D3100 live view on my laptop screen?

I own a Nikon D3100 and I need a way to see the live view of my camera on my laptop screen. There must definitely be a way (I am not just aware of it). I have searched all around the web sites... I ...
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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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Unable to use mirror up mode and wireless remote on a D7000

I am trying to use the mirror up mode on my D7000 with a wireless remote but I can't get it to work no matter what. Has anyone used the remote and the mirror up mode successfully: if so can you tell ...
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How can I find a camera with remote viewfinder and shutter (via phone or tablet)?

Looking for an camera with the following features: compact (smaller is better) with image stabilization has remote viewfinder via wifi (enough 10-12m) - so, have some application for phones or ...
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Nikon ML-L3 Remote Control

Can I use Nikon ML-L3 Remote Control to take exposures for about 10 to 15 mins with my Nikon D7000. If yes, then shall I have to keep the remote pressed during that period or whether I can leave ...
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What factors determine the size of focus step done with remote shooting?

When a DSLR camera is used for remote shooting, corresponding software usually provides very simple way to change focus position: small, medium and large steps forward or backward. This is how it ...
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Why does my shutter release multiple times using wireless remote in bulb mode? Canon t3i

Recently when using bulb mode on my Canon t3i (usually doing some night long exposure shots) I have had problems. I press the button on the remote to open the shutter and again to close it, but then ...
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Stereoscopy controllers using the LANC port

For my MSc four years ago, I created an underwater stereoscopy housing for two two Sony Camcorders, that were interconnected with a Stefra LANC, and I was able to create stereo photos and stereo ...
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Can the Nikon WU-1a Wireless Remote be made to work with the D3100?

The mobile app integrated WU-1a sounds perfect for my needs - anyone aware of firmware upgrades or other avenues that would allow use with the D3100? I am not equipped/inclined to pursue serious ...
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How to use Canon remote without the timer?

I am using a Canon EOS 500D, and just got a digital remote. How can I set the camera to remote control without the timer on it. Because every time I set it to remote control, it always comes with a ...
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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 keep the shutter open until I release with the Panasonic GH3 remote?

I've figured out how to use my new remote shutter release with my new Panasonic GH3 when using a fixed shutter setting, but I don't know how to use it so that the shutter stays open until I take my ...
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Enable Auto focus after timer on Nikon D800?

I'll start with an apology if everyone knows this but me. I bought a Nikon D800 about a month ago (adore), but the wireless remote I used for the D7000 is not compatible. No worries, I'll just ...
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Is there a remote shutter wi-fi app for the canon 6D for time lapse photography?

I use the EOS Remote app but you can only take single shots and bursts ie. no timer controlled shots like you can do with a remote shutter for time lapses. Surely there must be an app out there that ...
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Resolution and frame size for TV RAW processing

I'm thinking about using my Vizio 55-inch 1080p LED TV for RAW processing. I would connect the MacBook to it via HDMI. Considering that I would be standing about 2.5 meters away, which combination ...
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Remote shutter release mystery

I recently used a tripod and remote shooter release (cable) with my Panasonic GH3 outdoors to still a waterfall, and everything worked fine. Then I moved indoors and set it all up again but couldn't ...
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How can i create multiple triggers for one camera?

I am trying to find away to link up my canon 600d with multiple remote triggers, preferably wireless. My overall aim is to have all these triggers linked together so that they all have to be pressed ...
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Is it possible to remote control via USB a Sony DSC HX-200V?

I was wondering if there is a way to programmatically control a Sony DSC HX-200V camera via its USB port. I tried to find anything on Internet (Google, that is :)) but there seems to be nothing. I do ...
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How to operate Nikon D300 in Bulb mode with the ML-3 IR remote

When I put my Nikon D300 on Bulb the shutter opens for as long as I press the shutter release button and it closes when I let go of the button. If I try that with the remote, there is no way to hold ...
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Remotely start recording on 60D with Yongnuo RF-602's

I have a Canon 60D and Yongnuo RF-602 wireless flash triggers/shutter release. If I connect the receiver via a cable to the camera, I can use the transmitter to remotely take a picture. When I put ...
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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?
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What is the 10-pin remote accessory terminal?

Reading Scott Kelby's Digital Photography vol. 1, I came across the following pro tip: Don't press the Shutter (Use a Cable Release) I own a Nikon D90, so reading Nikon's help on which remote ...
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How fast can I take pictures with a remote control on my Canon EOS 550D?

I'm using an IR LED for controlling my Canon 550D/T2i for a time lapse. If I shoot each 6 seconds everything is fine, but I want to shoot each 1 second. Then I have problems, it shoots at random ...
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Nikon Wireless Remote Controller WR-R10/WR-T10 backwards compatibility

Ever since the press release, everywhere I look for details on Nikon’s WR-R10 wireless transceiver and WR-T10 wireless transmitter, I always seem to find them mentioned in conjunction with the new ...
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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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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 universal remote triggers for digital cameras?

Are there universal IF or RF remote triggers for digital cameras? Should be able to work with MLU for cameras supporting that feature. Presently I own two IR remotes that work with three of my ...