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User currently offlineLekky-Man From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 371 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

Hi all,

Just wondered if anyone could tell me if these things are universal, or do they vary from camera to camera.
I have a Fuji S7000, and so far I'm fairly pleased with it, but I would like to try shooting at night, and although I have a tripod, I would also like to use a release cable to ensure as little camera movement as possible.

Any ideas greatly appreciated.

Cheers,

Paul.

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User currently offlineDazultra From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2003, 689 posts, RR: 42
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1381 times:

the cables vary from camera to camera, but as an alternative u can put the camera on timed release mode, so u press the shutter and 10 seconds later the shutter gets released.

Daz.


User currently offlineLekky-Man From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1376 times:

That's a good idea!! Why didn't I think of that one?

Cheers Dazultra.

Paul.


User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1350 times:

Whether your camera can take a standard cable release or not depends on the camera  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

There is indeed a standard but many cameras (especially digital ones and highend SLRs require electronic ones that offer more features like built-in timers).



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User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12379 posts, RR: 47
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1306 times:
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Even my low-end Nikon F65 has a 'remote control' shutter release feature. It's actually pretty cool!  Smile

Mind you, the thing's so small I have to be careful not to lose it!



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