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Self timer how do you use the self timer so i can take of picture of my self thank you

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Re: self timer

How to use the self timer is on page 35 of the advanced manual. You can download the manual from the link below: Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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I own a S3100 finepix camera & the self timer doesn't work so I could take pictures of myself when I am alone ! thanks a million John Hurst

I think your camera needs to be reset.

Please try the following steps.

1. Turn on the camera.

2. Enter settings.

3. Reset your camera to manufacturer settings.

4. Try to take picture with self timer.

I hope it is helpful.

Jun 15, 2010 | Digital Cameras

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Want to shoot a timed pictures ie, a pic of myself and my sister together and me setting the camera on a timer and getting into the pic...what do I do? Don't have manual with me. I have a Canon EOS 40D

Did you know there are two firmware updates available for your camera? For a timer picture, here are the instructions: 1Press the <o> button. (
2Select either <j> or <l>.
Look at the LCD panel and turn the
<5> dial to select <j> or <l>.
j:10-sec. self-timer
l:2-sec. self-timerN
3Take the picture.
Focus the subject and press the
shutter button completely.
The picture will be taken after the
self-timer delay elapses.
You can check the self-timer
operation with the self-timer lamp,
beeper, and countdown display (in
seconds) on the LCD panel.
Two seconds before the picture is
taken, the self-timer lamp will stay on
and the beeper will sound faster.
Do not stand in front of the camera when you press the shutter button to
start the self-timer. Doing so will throw off the focus.

Feb 02, 2010 | Digital Cameras

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I need help with setting the self timer on the Olympus Camedia c-700 camera. Can't figure how to do it with the menu. Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks

the self timer usually works like this.
find the self timer setting and set it to 5 or 10 seconds.
then exit the menu and click the button that you normally press to take photo. the self timer will start automatically and the picture will be taken after 5 or 10 seconds (depending on what you set).
note that the self timer will be reset to off after this.

Jan 22, 2010 | Olympus Camedia C-700 Ultra Zoom Digital...

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Trying to figure out how to use the timer on my Nikon Coolpix S570

Press the self-timer button (left of OK).

Press up or down to choose either two second or ten second delay.

Frame the picture and press the shutter release halfway to set focus and exposure.

Press the shutter button the rest of the way. The self-timer starts, the remaining number of seconds shows on the display, and the self-timer lamp blinks.

After the picture is taken, the self-timer reverts to OFF.

To cancel the self-timer, press the shutter release button again.

Fuller details can be found in the manual under "Taking Pictures with the Self-timer."

Jan 15, 2010 | Nikon Digital Cameras

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How to use the timer on a sony cyber shot 7.2mp digital camera

On your Cyber-shot DSC-W55 locate the control button:


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Press cd9ebdc.jpg on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected.

Conditions of the self-timer lamp:
(No indicator): Not using the self-timer
fc274e6.jpg: Setting the 10-second delay self-timer (picture is taken after 10 seconds)
996d00d.jpg: Setting the 2-second delay self-timer (picture is taken after 2 seconds)

Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates.

Hope this helps.
Thank you.

Oct 16, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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How do I set the self-timer on to take a picture with me in it?

you can set the timer only when at auto mode...time is 10 seconds only,it is not adjustable...yes it would take picture after 10 secs. automatically...

Jul 08, 2009 | Fuji FinePix 2800 Zoom Digital Camera

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Does camera have timer

Putting Yourself in the Picture The Self Timer creates a 10-second delay between the time you press the Shutter button and the time the picture is taken. 1 Place the camera on a flat surface or use a tripod. 2 In any Still mode, press the Self Timer button. The Self Timer icon appears in the status area. 3 Compose the scene. Then press the Shutter button half-way and hold to set the exposure and focus, then press the rest of the way down. Move so that you are in the scene. The Self Timer light blinks slowly for 8 seconds (then quickly for 2 seconds) before the picture is taken. The camera "clicks" when the picture is captured. To turn off the shutter sound, see page 64. The Self Timer turns off after you take the picture or if you change modes. To cancel the Self Timer before the picture is taken, press the Self Timer button. (The Self Timer setting remains active.) To turn off the Self Timer, press the Self Timer button twice.

Jan 09, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare DX6340 Zoom Digital Camera

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I wanna take a picture but i dont know how to make the camara wait 10 sec before it takes the picture


Self-timer shooting:

This function lets you take pictures using the self-timer.
Fix the camera securely on a tripod for self-timer shooting. This function is useful for taking
pictures when you want to be included in the photograph.

1 Select [ON], and press Z.
2 Press the shutter button fully to
take the picture.
• Pressing the shutter button halfway
locks the focus and exposure.
• The self-timer lamp lights for
approximately 10 seconds, then starts
blinking. After blinking for approximately
2 seconds, the picture is taken.
• To stop shooting while in n mode,
press the shutter button fully again.
• To cancel the self-timer, press Z.
• The self-timer mode is automatically canceled after one shot.

• If sequential shooting is attempted in self-timer mode, the camera shoots 5
frames at most regardless of the setting.

Hope my info fixes your problem,
Thanx for using fixya,

Sep 26, 2008 | Olympus Camedia D-595 Digital Camera

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Setting the camera timer

Hi there,
by the way in setting the timer for your camera here is what you are going to do...

-turn the camera on
-set the camera in recording
-press the Right Button beside the menu button (the incomplete circle)
-and then you will see that there will an icon showing in the left side part of the screen of the camera.

Selecting the self-timer
1. Rotate the MODE DIAL to select a RECORDING mode with the exception of VOICE RECORDING mode.
2. Press the SELF-TIMER button until the desired mode indicator displays on the LCD monitor.
A 10 second, 2 second or double self-timer icon appears on the LCD monitor. In Movie Clip mode, only the 10-second self-timer will work.
•2SEC self-timer (icon of incomplete circle with 2S)
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 2 seconds before the image is
•10SEC self-timer (incomplete circle)
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken.
•Double self-timer (double incomplete circle)
: A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and 2 seconds later a second picture will be taken. When using the flash, the 2-second self-timer may be delayed for longer than 2 seconds depending on the flash charge time.
3. When you press the SHUTTER button, the picture will be taken after the
specified time has elapsed.

Nov 26, 2007 | Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

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Canon A720 IS self timer

i have no idea.. but i actually have the same camera and i cant even figure out where the self timer is so PLEASE can you tell me? thanks

Oct 24, 2007 | Digital Cameras

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