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Your camera is supported by Canon Camera Connect (available for Android on the PlayStore), that can make your phone act as a remote Liveview monitor (among plenty of other things). CCC is free, so you can easily test that it fulfills your needs. Remember to bring spare batteries (for the camera, and perhaps for the phone), because this kind of use, ...


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Since the other answers suggesting using an interface such as triggertrap don't address the specific question to your satisfaction: No, this is very, very unlikely to work. Despite the plugs being similar, they serve very different purposes. The camera release is basically an open circuit with a voltage potential (measured at 3v on mine) waiting to be closed ...


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Unfortunately, selfie sticks are manufactured with very different designs one from another and with very wide range of standards (i.e. you can get worthless garbage or overbuilt luxury), so it is highly difficult to know all possible connection/activation mechanisms. Use with smartphones A huge number of s. sticks are made for smartphones, meaning that ...


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Have a look at the cheap eBay intervalometers - they let you do very long exposures (using bulb mode on the camera) and also work as a normal remote release. I have one for my Nikon DSLR - It was around £12 or so, and (other than having a camera cable with an inline mini jack connector so you could use the same device with different camera connectors) it's ...


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Pretty sure it's not possible with the wireless remote. You can set custom function D11 to ON. D11 is the Exposure Delay Mode, which will flip the mirror up then wait a second and then trigger the shutter. With this turned on, your wireless remote will work in remote mode and you'll get a 1 second mirror up delay.


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Most tethering softwares that list support for Nikon cameras do not include the D3xxx series. Most of the Dx, Dxx, and some of the D7xxx and D5xxx bodies are at least partially supported. The D3100's firmware or hardware may limit this capability. If all you want to do is view the output of your camera without controlling it, you just need to connect it to ...


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Most entry-level DSLR's should have tethering capabilities. To my knowledge, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, and Olympus all support tethering in some of their camera models. Any of the low end entry level DSLR's from both Canon and Nikon should do it, however you might have to resort to slightly higher end models from the other three. For software, Lightroom ...


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To do the self-portraits you can use interval timer shooting. [Menu] [Shooting menu] [Interval timer shooting] (check the manual if you cant find it) [Start time = now] (you waste the first shot but it saves you having to wait a minute) [Interval time 00:00:10 seconds] ( or however long you need between shots ) [Set 5 intervals X 1] ( this will take 5 timed ...


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The reason not all wired remote shutter releases are universal, regardless of whether they do or do not have built-in timers, is that not all cameras have the same size/shape connecting plug to attach them to the camera. The controller you linked to above gets around this by supplying a plethora of adapters to fit just about any camera currently on the ...


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Yes, you can but you need an opto-isolator I've built a few cable releases for Canons, from a simple pushbutton to a USB (via a USB-RS232 dongle) trigger, to one triggered off a burglar alarm PIR sensor (for use as a camera trap). It won't be simple to trigger it off a sound card. If you can get enough voltage you might be able to modify my USB trigger ...


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The easiest poor man's way would simply be to take a simple trigger that works off a circuit closing. Remove the switch, wire up a bunch of additional switches in series and the circuit won't be completed unless all switches are pressed. It requires some manual work, but is probably the absolute cheapest way you could accomplish the goal.


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I think you can use the DSLR controller for Android Though, for time lapse I would suggest magic lantern. Although it's not officially released, nor officially stable, I'm using it on mine and it's stable. You can do timelapses from within the camera. 6d Magic Lantern Forum and 6d Magic Lantern pre-alpha downloads


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I am unaware of any "left-handed" digital cameras. However, some old film cameras, such as Exakta cameras, were produced with the shutter release on the left side. Also, Nikon considered, and produced prototypes of, left-handed F100s (per Ken Rockwell). Manufacturers have little incentive to produce "left-handed" cameras because the vast majority of people ...


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The remote switch (RS-60E3) is a wired shutter release switch that allows for the activation of the shutter via a cabled interface. Your location is limited by the length of the cable. The remote control (RC-6) is an infra-red shutter release device that allows the shutter to be activated using an infrared signal. Because the RC-6 uses infra-red to ...


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Perhaps this is not quite what you have in mind, but you could consider taking some video before moving on to still photos. I bought a low-quality digital video camera off eBay for ~10USD. It's about the size of my thumb, and weighs just a few grams. It's a good way to experiment, you can see what kind of views you would get without having to consider how to ...


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Luckily, you are wrong. There are plenty of non-DSLRs with remotes, either wired or infrared red. Search for cameras with infrared remotes and look at the breakdown by size on the left. As of today, their are 4 ultra-compacts, 7 compacts and 7 SLDs. Do the same for cameras with wired remotes and you will see the smallest is the Olympus ZX-1 among a number ...


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for Pentax Cameras, there are two free possibilities: PK_Tether (freeware) which should work with: Pentax k-x, K7, K5, k-r, K20D, K10D, K200 - while the K-x and K-r are entry level, but very good cameras for the price second is pkTriggerCord (opensource) - which is for windows and linux which should fully support Pentax K-x, Pentax K10D (Samsung GX-10),...


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If you have a little flexibility in your approach, another way to achieve the same outcome via a slightly different path would be to use an Eye-Fi card, set up an ad-hoc wireless network on your computer (or configure the card to connect to an available wi-fi hotspot if it's within range), and use a plug-in remote/intervalometer (some newer point-and-shoot ...


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I could be wrong, but garage door openers work on RF and not IR and they have to be configured to work with your garage door (they won't work with any garage door out of the box). Similarly, while the IR beam may be the same, different cameras may respond to them differently or require different patterns to operate. I'm not too savvy on IR spec's, but I see ...


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Now that I know for sure... :) The ML-3 can do bulb mode. Set the camera to bulb and the remote to continuous (C) and as long as you hold the button (and maintain IR connection) the shutter should remain open. See this Photography Life article for some info. For completeness, the ML-L3 IR remote (the other I asked you about) can also do bulb on supported ...


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You could try digiCamControl. One of its advanced features is Live View via computer display. However, the D3100 may not support that feature. The Nikon SDK allows you to capture Live View images as JPGs. So a program could be written to loop, capture and display those JPGS. Someone has written a C# wrapper for the SDK which gives an example of this (...


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The wired remote will function just like the shutter button on the camera: A half press will activate metering and/or focus (depending on how your custom functions are set), the first full press will lock up the mirror. The second full press will then open the shutter to expose the image. Just as with the shutter button on the camera, if you press once to ...


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It depends on the model. Canon RC-1 has a slider in front between immediate and 2 sec delay. Canon RC-5 doesn't have any slider and works only at 2 sec delay. Canon RC-6 has a slider on the back to accomplish the same job as RC-1. Check your model leaflet.


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Instructions for using the RC-6 with your camera can be found on page 204 of your instruction manual. In order for the remote to work, you must place your camera in the timer/remote shooting mode. It won't accept IR shutter release unless it is in this mode.


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You could probably use a radio shutter remote that has a connector which matches the one for a (wired) cable release for the RX-100III. I believe it's the same one that the Sony A7 uses. Unlike an IR remote, you'll have two units: a receiver that you hook into the camera's shutter release port with a small cable, and then a small transmitter you'll have in ...


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The plugs are all different, but the actual function of wired remotes are remarkably alike (with the lone exception of Panasonic - we'll get to that in a minute). Regardless of the interface used to connect the camera and wired remote, they are all pretty much simple three wire switches with a ground, a wire for 'half-press/focus', and a wire for 'fire'. The ...


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Just because there is no IR port does not mean the camera can not be remotely controlled other than by Bluetooth. The camera also has the more traditional port for a wired remote. In the case of the 200D the wired shutter release port is a 2.5mm mini stereo jack which allows a simple three way switch (off/half press/full press) to operate the camera's ...


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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed? Add a battery grip and hold the camera upside down. This puts the shutter release and thumbwheel on the battery grip under your index finger, and also gives your thumb access to most of the other controls. This works very well in portrait orientation with your left hand under the camera, ...


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As it name said this is something which help you remotely to "press" the shutter release. It can be mechanical (usually for old film cameras) or electric/electronic (for contemporary cameras). What this can help you? When you press shutter release you add vibrations to the camera which can introduce motion blur to your image (which in most of the cases is ...


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