Use remote controls Canon 5D Mark III


show more Connecting a remote control to the Canon 5D Mark III is rather easy. Adding a remote can help you take self-portraits, capture images that require long exposure times and operate your camera when it is in an inconvenient location, such as a tall tripod. Watch this online video to discover how you can add and use remote controls to your camera to get better shots in the right conditions. show less
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Using remote controls

A remote control is a must have for certain types of shooting. With a remote control, you can keep your hands off of the camera to reduce camera shake during long exposures. In a portrait shoot, a remote control can keep you from having to go behind the camera, which allows you to maintain better rapport with your subject. A wireless remote control, or a remote control with a very long cord can make self portraits much easier. Remote controls are also great for times when you've placed your camera in a difficult to reach location, on a very high tripod, say.

Connecting a remote to your camera is very easy. I have here one of Canon's wired remotes. This is one of the fancier remotes. In addition to a locking shutter button, it also has an intervalometer in it, which is what I can use to take time lapse. The intervalometer will control the camera, and shoot shots at regular intervals, which can then be stitched into a time lapse movie. They make simpler remote controls. There are als...

Using remote controls
Video duration: 2m 17s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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Connecting a remote control to the Canon 5D Mark III is rather easy. Adding a remote can help you take self-portraits, capture images that require long exposure times and operate your camera when it is in an inconvenient location, such as a tall tripod. Watch this online video to discover how you can add and use remote controls to your camera to get better shots in the right conditions.

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Photography
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5D Mark III
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