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Why is Nikon D7000 unable to do two RAW shoots per second for a long time?

This kind of fast then slow performance (as you correctly guessed) will be because of the image buffer filling up. Using a faster card will help until you reach the limit of the camera's circuitry - ...
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Is there a way to improve continuous drive speed on my EOS-M?

I had the same problem with burst speed with my EOS M: JPEG only was slower than RAW only. The reason was in the menu: Lens aberration corretion -> Chromatic aberration -> if "enable" is set then JPEG ...
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Can I use continuous shooting (burst mode) while on self timer with a Canon 5D Mk II?

No, it is not possible. That is because to use the self timer you must select one of the two Self-timer drive modes. To shoot bursts you must select the Continuous drive mode. You may only select one ...
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Can i use intervalometer to engage continuous shooting?

Can i use intervalometer to engage continuous shooting (setting continuous with speed ~5fps on camera instead of bulb) for 20 seconds and delay/timer of few minutes ? (with sony a6000) Yes, you can (...
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Is it possible to see images on screen when shooting in continuous mode on a Nikon d5300?

This is a function of the sequential writing of images to the memory card. The camera can't write one image after the other while also generating previews and displaying them. It is not controlled by ...
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Is there a way to improve continuous drive speed on my EOS-M?

Shooting JPG only should be faster than RAW only. Although the camera has to process the JPG, the resulting file is much smaller and generally the memory card is the bottleneck, so smaller files ...
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Self-timer:Continuous on Canon 70D?

I don't think there's any way you're going to achieve this without additional gear of some kind--most probably a wireless shutter release (remote). You could use an infrared remote (e.g., RC-6), for ...
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Is there a way to improve continuous drive speed on my EOS-M?

Canon specifies that you can shoot up to 15 JPEG or 6 RAW images or 3 JPEG+RAW files continuously at 4.3 FPS. This is under ideal conditions with focus locked on the first frame. Most importantly, ...
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Does metadata tell what shooting mode I used. Like continuous, one shot, timer, etc

In the pictures from my EOS 70D, software (exiftool) shows a Drive Mode EXIF data which is coherent with the way the picture was taken: Continuous for pictures extracted from a burst (another ...
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Nikon D5100: How to keep Continuous shooting on between shots

According to the D5100 user manual, p. 216, Release mode under the Shooting Menu should stay set, if you're in Program Mode, or in any of A, S, or M modes. However, as you're experiencing, it appears ...
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Why is Nikon D7000 unable to do two RAW shoots per second for a long time?

Do you have distortion correction turned on? If you do, try turning it off, because it affects the buffer capacity negatively and yet it isn't hard to batch apply it in post.
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Is shutter lag a one-off loss?

Assuming your question is in the context of a multi shot burst taken by holding down the shutter button, technically speaking shutter lag would apply only to the first frame and not each subsequent ...
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Can I use continuous shooting (burst mode) while on self timer with a Canon 5D Mk II?

There is a way to fire off 3 exposures in self timer but it is a bit of a "work around'. If you use Auto Exposure Bracketing along with the Self Timer, the camera will fire off 3 exposures in quick ...
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How can I take more than 100 photos in continuous shutter mode on a Nikon D5100 or D5200?

100 shots is the limit for Nikon's continuous shutter. You can try the shutter again after 100 shots. Or you can use the Interval Timer, both D5100 and D5200 have it. It will allow up to 999 shots. ...
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What is the maximum rate at which you could shoot frames (for a time lapse) on a Canon t5i?

In DPReview's tests (see the "Continuous mode" section), they were able to get a shooting rate of 2.5 JPEGs per second (or 1.4 RAWs per second) even in "buffer full" mode, which is the rate achievable ...
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What is the maximum rate at which you could shoot frames (for a time lapse) on a Canon t5i?

The maximum frame-rate is quoted for the internal buffer, so you wont get enough frames for much of a time-lapse. However, if you intend to produce a video, you can shoot for much longer by lowering ...
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Why can't I shoot continously with my Nikon DSLR?

Most likely, your drive mode is wrong. If you are in Nikon's version of easy automatic focus, it likely locks down settings like drive mode so that they aren't even an option. Even if you are in the ...
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What does the transfer speed of a memory card mean for taking photographs?

Most cameras have an internal buffer they write the pictures to first. From there, the images are written out to the (much slower) memory card. So, if you take pictures at maximum speed, your buffer ...
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Is there a way to improve continuous drive speed on my EOS-M?

For what it's worth, I have just conducted a small experiment to try to confirm the effect of (RAW only) x (RAW + JPEG) x (JPEG only), and the effect of SD card speed. I took six samples, each of ten ...
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How do I permanently set continuous mode on the Nikon D5100?

As you seem to already have figured out in the comments, Full auto forces a number of settings on you. Many cameras allow you to create your own programs, so if the D5100 has that feature, you could ...
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