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Why does the GigaPan Epic Pro sometimes continue without firing, using the Nikon P1000?

I'm a long time GigaPan user, and recently got the CoolPix P1000. The GigaPan head can definitely drive the P1000 and issue the shutter commands, but for some reason I'm trying to nail down, it ...
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Automatic Picture at the Finish Line

I would like to take pictures of my cross country team as they cross the finish line (with the clock in the picture). I am thinking that I will need a laser beam to be broken as they cross the line ...
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Does Yongnuo YN622C TX/RX accept rechargeable NiMh AA batteries?

I just bought a controller and a pair of slave units. According to the specs, every unit accepts two AA batteries. I thought of using eneloops, but I'm finding reviews that say they don't work with ...
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Laser showing up in image for motion-activated shots

Below is a photo triggered by a Miops shutter control using laser activation: The camera is set to take a burst every time it is activated. The problem is that the laser is showing up in the image (...
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Motion activated shutter built in to Olympus cameras?

I have been reading the manuals for the Olympus OM-D II and have not found any feature that allows for motion triggering the shutter. By "motion triggering" I mean situations where I would want to ...
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Is it possible to trigger a camera from a flash, which is triggered by another flash?

I have a wifi ad-hoc connection to a Canon 6D, that I trigger from my laptop. The Canon is physically connected via sync cable to an Impact brand monolight. The monolight triggers another monolight ...
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DSLR shutter delay with wired remote trigger

I would like to know if there is some shutter delay after an external trigger is issued via wire on a Canon DSLR (I am interested in the mid-range models - 300D, 350D etc.) The wired trigger sends an ...
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Issues triggering a YN568EX II with YN622C II triggers

I just recently developed an issue trying to trigger a YONGNUO YN568EX II Flash using wireless YONGNUO YN-622C-TX triggering YN622C II receiver/triggers. So, the mystery is everything worked ...
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Best transmitter to trigger and adjust both AD360 II for Nikon and Yongnuo 568 EX speedlights?

I am a Nikon user and I have some Yongnuo 568EX speedlights. I am considering buying a Godox AD360 II-N flash but I am trying to decide which would be my best bet for a transmitter which could most ...
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Does Altura Flash Transmitter(Trigger) can be locked for continuous shooting in wired shutter release mode?

I recently bought the cheap Altura Flash Kit(product link) for my Canon 750D. I am successfully using the Flash Transmitter as a wired shutter release but could not figure out how to use it in ...
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Will a Yongnuo YN600 EX-RT trigger a YN565-EX?

Can I trigger a YN565EX using a YN600EX-RT? Most people say that the 565EX has no built-in receiver. But I've read the instructions and there are features to set-up groups (a,b,c) - I think if the ...
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Multiple flashes synced differently

I was wandering if it would be possible to set up 2 flashes on triggers but synced differently. I.e one 1st curtain and one 2nd curtain. A lot of people will be thinking "why?" but this would be ...
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How do I set up my Yongnuo RF-603II trigger and Yongnuo YN-568EX flash? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D5000 with one Yongnuo RF-603II trigger. How can I use my Yongnuo YN-568EX flash as an external flash? What settings do I use?
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How do I get my Sony RX10 to effectively trigger an old studio flash?

I'm new to digital photography, got myself a Sony RX10 and I want to get it to trigger my old Portaflash 336 VM heads. They've got built-in opical slaves. I tried setting the camera on manual, ...
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Firing master flash with Yongnuo RF-603 II

I got a couple Yongnuo RF-603 II triggers. And I got a Canon 550EX and 430EX. I want to use the triggers to fire the 550EX remotely. The 550EX is in master mode. Which should trigger my 430EX in ...
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What Yongnuo wireless triggers work together?

Will a Yongnuo YN-622-TX operate a Yongnuo RF-605 attached to a remote YN-565EX flash, and will it allow the 622 to perform eTTL operability with the remote flash? Also will the YN-622-TX operate a ...
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What are the specifications for a mini-jack shutter cord?

The Canon EOS digital bodies I've had use a mini phono jack for a remote shutter button. I see several brands on B&H etc that all look identical (like this one) with the exact same locking button. ...
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Are Yongnuo 622 and tx triggers compatible with Gloxy 990 flash?

I bought a cheap Gloxy 990 flash. I'm using it with a Nikon D7100 and a Nikon SB600, hence the need for a little more power. I understand I can use it as a slave, but I'd like to use the Yongnuo 622 ...
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Single remote trigger for fifty cameras [duplicate]

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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What is required to trigger an optical slave?

I previously asked a question about how to trigger a flash unit with a smartphone such as an iPhone here: Can I trigger my Canon flash with an iPhone?. The top answer suggested that I simply put the ...
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Yongnuo RF-603 II: difference between N1 and N3 versions

I now have Nikon D7000 and Sb-600, 800 and 900. To trigger all this equipment I used CLS which works unreliable under some circumstances. And I looked at the radio triggers for that purpose. I ...
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Does the N3 socket/connector provide any advantage over the E3 counterpart?

Does the N3 socket/connector provide any advantage over the E3 counterpart or is it just a way to differentiate the more expensive cameras from the other ones and possibly make customers pay for the ...
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Is there a list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release?

I've tried to find a complete list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release for remote shutter release. The only info I got was that EOS 3 was the first camera to use the N3 connector. ...
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Is the remote controller adapter RA-E3 conversion cable sold outside the 60Da bundle?

Is the remote controller adapter RA-E3 conversion cable (or a third party equivalent) sold outside the 60Da bundle? Additionally will this cable work with any body having an E3 socket?
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What are the differences and adventages of using a PC Terminal vs Hot Shoe?

It says on Camerapedia that PC Terminal and Hot Shoe are both types of flash sync connections. If that's so, then what are their differences and primary uses? I'm confused about it because I ...
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DIY motion trigger for use in High Speed Photography?

I am looking to get started in high speed photography and have been looking around at the different motion/sound detectors that are available on the market. I have come to the conclusion that I do not ...
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What do I need to trigger 2 external flash units from a D5100?

I'd like to connect 2 Yongnuo i-TTL Speedlite Flash units to a Nikon D5100. I'm fine with a wired connection. I only want to operate the flash units in manual mode. I do not want to use the camera's ...
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How can I fire a single canon 430ex flash remotely from a Canon 6D camera?

I don't ever use flash but I would like to start learning about portraits and lighting. I have a mainly unused Canon 430ex which I would like to use off camera with a softbox or bouncing of an ...
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Can I trigger a Nikon SB-600 off-camera with any other flash on the hotshoe?

Is it possible to trigger Nikon SB-600 with.. say, any flash, wirelessly? If not, what speedlights are capable of this? What's this feature called, so I can search for more details?
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How can I trigger multiple cameras to fire simultaneously?

I have 10 Canon 5DmkII cameras which I want to fire simultaneously... How can I accomplish this task repeatedly and reliably? NOTE: Although I mention 10 cameras, it will be a 'super bonus' if the ...
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Which is faster for flashes, radio triggers or optical triggers?

Assuming you have a line of sight to all your flashes and both methods will trigger the flashes with 100% reliability, is it faster to use radio triggers or optical triggers to set them off? Or put in ...
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What remotes are available for the Canon EOS 60D?

I've found it really difficult to pinpoint exactly what remotes are compatible with the Canon EOS 60D. The camera specifications say, "N3 type wired remote control" (which doesn't mean a lot to me). ...
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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?
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What should I know about remote shutter-releases for a Panasonic GF-1?

I've looked around quite a bit and I'm about to bite the bullet and order the Panasonic DMW-RSL1 Remote Shutter Release which feels quite overpriced, but is the manufacturer's own product. At that ...
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Recommendations for Wireless Flash Triggers?

Currently my AB800's have a built-in optical trigger, but still requires a flash to trigger them. I'd like to move to an all wireless setup. I also have the canon ST-E2 to pair with my Sigma 500 DG ...