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Questions tagged [remote]

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

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Why is my remote WiFi app (Snapbridge) not releasing the shutter of my D5600?

I'm on an iPhone 6, using Nikon's Snapbridge. The app is working. I can get the wi-fi connection to come up and change the camera settings with my phone. I can even use my phone to release the shutter ...
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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

I need a small camera with optical zoom and full HD video capability for lefthand users. I saw some old samsung hmx camcorder, but there aren't new available. I think to use also a action cam, but are ...
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How can I shoot time lapses with Nikon P900 beside the built-in 10 seconds programs?

I'm sweating blood to find any product or how-to to make time lapses with my Nikon P900. It seems to me, that my only option is to use the built-in time lapse modes, which sucks. I mean, it shoots in ...
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Can the EOS-M cameras use a wired remote and\or programmed wifi remote?

I'm looking for the lightest Mirrorless around (for a skydiving helmet). It must have a wired remote since it is inaccessible in freefall. According to Wikipedia, the original 2012 EOS M model is the ...
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What wireless remote can be used for a Fujifilm S9900?

What wireless remote can be used for a Fujifilm S9900? I am looking to see what wireless remote would be best.
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Is it possible to use the Remote Photography feature of Snapbridge to control my Nikon 3400D with an iPhone?

Is there any way to use the "Remote Photography" feature of Nikon's Snapbridge app to control my D3400 with my iPhone? I tried, but it only allows me to download pics from the D3400.
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Is it possible to get a remote shutter release for my Sony DSC-W800?

I have a Sony DSC-W800 camera, and I want to know if it is possible to get a remote shutter release for it.
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How can I trigger video via remote? [closed]

I recently began using a Zhiyun crane with my Nikon D750 and I am trying to find out if it is possible to focus the camera and/or trigger the video on the camera by means of a remote control. As it ...
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D750 back button focus and remote

I have a Nikon D750 on which I have setup focusing to be on the AE-L/AF-L button (not on the standard shutter release button). Works fine. Now when using a remote (in my case the Pluto trigger), ...
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Is there a mobile app that can simulate the Canon bluetooth remote?

On newer Canon cameras (such as the 200D that I own) there is no longer the option to use the IR remote. Instead you have to buy a special Bluetooth remote (the Canon BR-E1) that costs $50 and is ...
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Third party wired remote - Good bang for the buck or a nightmare?

I rather like shooting long exposures with my Olympus EM10ii, but weary of the wireless shutter release because it means turning on wifi, and consuming power where it isn't necessary. The official ...
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How does auto focus (AF) work when i am using a wireless remote on my D3300?

Could someone please tell me how auto-focus works on my Nikon D3300 when using my wireless remote (ML-L3). Does it still autofocus when i press the remote button?
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How do I use a remote shutter trigger and radio flash triggers simultaneously?

I would like to shoot my Fuji X-T2 with Flashpoint remote shutter release and off-camera Yongnuo flashes and radio transmitters (622 series). I also have a YN600EX-RT I could link in. All components ...
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Why doesn't the RC-1 EOS remote work for my Canon Rebel XT?

I changed the batteries and I replaced the remote. However, when I put it on time delay and press the button nothing happens. Is this a remote issue or a camera issue?
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Can I trigger a 2.5mm shutter release port using the audio out jack on a PC?

All, I have a Canon T5 with a 2.5 mm shutter release port. I would like to be able to trigger the shutter from an audio output jack on a PC. Would it be possible to trigger the shutter release using ...
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Using a remote in Av mode using a Canon EOS T4i

I want to use an infrared remote to trigger my Canon EOS T4i for a self-portrait. Can this be done in Aperture priority (Av) mode or only in Manual mode?
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What options are there for taking timelapse photos with a Canon PowerShot SX520 HS?

I have a Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. It does not have an inbuilt feature to take a picture after a specified interval, infinite number of times... I went through this post, and I came across a ...
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Remote shutter release for Sony A7rii

I'm looking for a remote release for Sony A7Rii. As far as I can tell there are none on the market and the only way is via the PlayMemories app. Unfortunately my phone is a Motorolo E which is not ...
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batch edit photos to same reference photo

I apologize in advance if I over explain this but I'm not sure of the proper terms to use to phrase my question. Ok so, I do stop motion videos and whatnot. I use a samsung digital camera that has ...
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Convert shutter release from wired to wireless

I have a wired shutter release (which I shall call a "remote") that is amazing simply because it's an intervalometer and I love the features it has, never mind that it's a third party device. However,...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

With Canon's EOS Utility software, you can connect your Canon DSLR to a laptop via HDMI and: control focus and zoom (if you have autofocus lenses), start and stop video recording, white balance, ...
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Canon T3i remote control minus self timer

How do I turn on the infrared remote capability, but turn off the 10 second self timer on my Canon T3i?
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How can I find a cheap camera which has an IR remote?

I'm trying to find a camera that supports IR remote shots. My preferred budget is between $100 to $200. Can anybody help me find a camera that fits in my criteria?
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Does the Nikon Coolpix S7000 support an IR remote?

On neocamera.com, it says that the Nikon Coolpix S7000 supports infrared remote control. Will this work with the official Nikon's IR remote control? Or, is it just a false information? I can't seem to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 particular,...