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 me how you did it and/or what settings?
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Pretty sure it's not possible with the wireless remote. You can set custom function D11 to ON. D11 is the Exposure Delay Mode, which will flip the mirror up then wait a second and then trigger the shutter.
With this turned on, your wireless remote will work in remote mode and you'll get a 1 second mirror up delay.
You have to set the release dial to "remote" (the little picture of the remote) and then you go into the Shooting Menu (the little camera icon) and then the last option should be "Remote control mode" and then highlight and select "Remote mirror up" (the other 2 choices are "2 second delay" and "quick response")... With these settings your first press of the remote will move the mirror up, then your second press operates the shutter and returns the mirror back...
It is possible. As it explains in the D7000 on section Self-Timer and Remote Modes. First of all you will find the Remote Control mode display under the Shooting menu. The shooting menu display three options: select the Remote mirro-up et voilà. Afterward you make sure to cover the view finder if you are not using it. Turn the release mode dial to the remote control setting. You need to press it twice: the first time is for locking-up the mirror and the second time is for the exposure.
i am using a wireless jyc remote with a 5d markii, to use the mirror lock up on this I set my exposure time settings on the remote then press the main shutter release button on the remote which opens the mirror (ihave enabled mirror lock up in the camera menu first) then i press the timer start button which starts my exposure, including the delay if i have set one.