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 software that works.

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    I use EOS Utility software (DVD comes in your camera box). After connecting your camera through USB and enabling live view, you can select the time interval and number of shots in the software. – Kamyar Souri Feb 11 '13 at 23:24
  • @KamyarSouri yes Kamyar! Thanks! I realized that my software version is pretty old. I've to updated to view the options! – MacGyver Feb 11 '13 at 23:31
  • How to take photos with PC controlling? seems to cover several options for Canon DSLRs. – Imre Feb 12 '13 at 5:36

Here is a link to a video series from Canon's Digital Learning Series that teaches about using the bundled software from Canon to shoot tethered to your PC. There is a section on automated interval sequencing.



A free tethering solution http://digicamcontrol.com/ which support Nikon and Canon cameras [Disclaimer: I'm the developer]


I've used DSLR remote pro in the past but the price is a bit steep at $175


Sample download the newest software from the cannon web: Reference: http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/post-processing-articles/simple-tethering-for-canon-and-others/


There's also Helicon Remote software: http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconsoft-products/helicon-remote/

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