How to Shoot Time Lapse Sequences on the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R

Canon 5Ds

The past two releases of Canon professional DSLRs show that Canon has finally come around to the notion that its customers who pay thousands of dollars for a camera think an intervalometer should be built-in. The Canon 7D Mark II along with the 5DS and 5DS R cameras are the first Canon DSLRs to offer a built-in intervalometer. With these new models, it is now possible to shoot interval images for time lapse sequences without the need for the overpriced Canon TC-80N3.

Note, however, that shooting still images with the built-in intervalometer is different than shooting in Time-lapse movie mode on the 5DS and 5DS R. [Read more…]

 

Vello Shutterboss DSLR Remotes for $34.50 – Deal Alert

Vello ShutterBoss remotes for most Canon, Nikon and Pentax DSLRs are available for $34.50 right now (normally $52.50).  These remotes serve as interval timers and remote shutter releases, which are essential for timelapse recording on Canon DSLRs.  As a result, these are a cheaper alternative to Canon’s own $130 TC-80N3 remote.

Satechi WTR-A Wireless Timer Remote

Satechi WTR-A Wireless Timer Remote

The Satechi WTR-A Wireless Timer Remote this a third-party remote that is designed to work on most Canon DSLRs (including the 5D Mark III) in place of the RS-80N3.  It also offers intervalometer functions for timelapse photography.  The remote gives you wireless functionality up to 50-feet away.

Satechi WTR-A is now available on Amazon for $59.99.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]