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Findings: "Remote Commander" and "Continuous Shooting" Feature

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by roundball, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    While setup on an Osprey nest yesterday...NEX-7 & Lens mounted on a tripod and using the Remote Commander...I decided I wanted to experiment with the "Continuous Shooting" feature.

    Selected it on a menu then promptly discovered that Remote Commander doesn't actuate the Continuous Shooting feature.
    Furthermore, I then also discovered that normal Single Shooting no longer worked from the Remote Commander either.

    Was pleased to find, that although I had to actuate and hold down the shutter button manually for the Continuous Shooting feature to work, the 200mm / 50+ yard shots of the flying Osprey still came out acceptably sharp.
    I was as careful as I could humanly be...with a thumb underneath the camera body and a forefinger on top of the shutter button...squeezing towards each other rather then only pressing down...and I'm sure the 20+Lb backpack hanging under the tripod played a huge role in minimizing movement as well.
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2016