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Can I use a remote shutter / bulb mode on a Canon T4i?

I'd like to shoot fireworks with my Canon Rebel T4i (EOS 650D / Kiss X6i). Is there a bulb mode on this camera? What different remote-shutter attachments are available?
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Can I get longer than 15 second exposure with my canon SX 50?

I am new to photography and I was hoping to go take some pictures of star trails this weekend. I just bought this camera this week and I realized that the highest shutter speed is 15 seconds. Is there ...
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What should I look for in a camera for shooting in bulb mode for astrophotography?

I am interested in astrophography and I would like to learn and experiment with long exposure. I have been looking around for some dslr cameras but I can't find much information about bulb mode for ...
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Can I use rear curtain sync in bulb mode?

I have an idea of shooting a low key photo of dancers using rear curtain sync and tracing them with continuous lights to get the classic trails of the dancers as well as a sharp frozen picture using ...
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How to take a bulb mode shot of a road in day light? [duplicate]

I need to take the photo of the trailing vehicles on road at day time. I tried a shot in bulb mode at 100 ISO and f/22 of a road in daytime. But that photo is too bight(link below). How can i get the ...
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Why are my long-exposure photos (with ND filter) overexposed?

I am using a Nikon D90 and this is my first time trying to take long exposure photos. I have set the camera to Manual mode, exposure compensation to -5, Bulb mode, f/22 aperture, ISO 100, 6-stop ND ...
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Is there a time limit for bulb mode (generally)?

I have come across that the SAMSUNG NX1 has an 8 minute limitation in bulb mode. I understand that there could be reasons for this; reduce risk of damaging sensor, hardware limitations... I'm not ...
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Is a bulb shutter possible with A Fujifilm XS1?

According to the specs (and from experience) bulb is not available on a Fujifilm XS1. Would it be possible with a remote shutter? Have you been able to achieve it in other ways, custom firmware ...