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Focus Stacking: Focus Never Changes

Question: ‘I tried focus stacking, but the focus does not change.  It’s all the same focus.  How do I fix this?’. Answer: This is due to an incorrect focus mode on the body.  Set it to the mode where focus is not attempted or required to capture an image in […]

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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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Using Live View – Non-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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Focusing

Nikon bodies have many different focus setting variations, and certain combinations can cause the focus features in ControlMyNikon to give incorrect results. Be sure to read the ‘Preparing your Camera‘ help for information on how to set your camera for proper focusing while tethered. Check out this tutorial video showing […]

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Preparing your Camera

Tutorial Video – Preparing your Camera Here’s what you need to do to prepare for tethering with ControlMyNikon: – Install ControlMyNikon, but don’t start it up yet. – Turn off your camera, ensure the battery is well charged.  Set the camera to Manual Exposure mode, Single Shot. – Connect the […]

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Focusing Issues

Why I press the ‘Shoot’ button in ControlMyNikon while not in live view, it tries to autofocus first even though I don’t want that. How do I prevent it from focusing first? This is caused by the body being set to require focus before shooting and is due to an […]

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