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Using Live View – GPU Mode

Using the new live view GPU Mode? GPU Mode has better live view features and analysis tools than non-GPU mode. You can change the mode in the Preferences screen, Live View tab. Here is a summary of the differences: – Use the new GPU mode if you are using high […]

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Focus Stacking with Zerene Stacker

You can use a Zerene Stacker from Zerene Systems to create the final stacked composition image from your Focus Stacks. ControlMyCanon has an option to automatically export the captured stack to Zerene Stacker. This is really handy because capturing a large stack and processing it can take a good amount […]

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HDR

You can capture a series of images of varying exposure so that you can combine them in third-party software to create HDR images. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon). Capturing Images for HDR – Connect to the camera. – Go to the Workflow menu and […]

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Burst

You can capture a burst of images when you trigger the shutter. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon). Capturing a Burst. – Set the body in Continuous mode. – Connect to the camera. – Go to the Workflow menu and select ‘Burst’. – Put a […]

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Time-lapse

The time-lapse workflow allows you to trigger the shutter based on a defined interval. You can specify when to start, how many images or videos to capture, and when to end. You can even capture an HDR timelapse. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon).  […]

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Stop Motion

You can capture the images neccessary to create a stop motion video. ControlMyCanon does not compile the captured images into a video, however. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon). Preparation – Set up the Folder and File-naming settings in the body tab. – If you […]

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Long Exposure

You can capture a long exposure using shutter speed settings up to 30 seconds, bulb mode or using a DSUSB device. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon). Example: Capturing a Long Exposure Let’s capture a Light Frame, and a Dark Frame (used for noise reduction […]

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Focus Stacking

You can capture a series of images with varying focus that can be combined with third-party software to give you a greater depth of field. This is useful for macro where a typical f8 depth may be only 1 mm, but the subject has greater depth. ControlMyCanon can capture the […]

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Web Browser

You can control many program features with commands issued by a web page. It can use any device that has a browser. Tutorial Video (shows ControlMyNikon, but functionality is the same in ControlMyCanon). Setting the Trigger – Go to the Triggers menu and select ‘Web’. – In the Web tab, […]

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