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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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Looking for camera control software (for Nikon DSLR) to shoot time lapse

What software is available that will let me control a camera from a computer, so I can shoot a lime lapse sequence? The camera is a Nikon D60. I am looking for freely available software. I am aware ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will JYC IR Remote Controls ML-N work with a Nikon D7000?

I am searching for a remote control for my Nikon D7000. I've found the JYC IR Remote Controls ML-N, but that site doesn't list the Nikon D7000 as a supported model. I thought that the D90, D5000 and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remotely start recording on 60D with Yongnuo RF-602's [closed]

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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Is it possible to do remote capture on a Canon DSLR?

Is it possible to do remote capture on a Canon EOS DSLR? 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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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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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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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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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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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?