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Press the Shooting Mode button (just to the left of the viewfinder, marked with overlapping rectangles) and rotate the command dial until the self-timer icon (sort of like a one-handed clock) is displayed in the control panel.

Frame the photograph and focus.

For best results, cover the viewfinder.

Press the shutter release button all the way down to start the self-timer.

You can cancel the self-timer by selecting another shooting mode, or by turning off the camera.

Custom Settings #24 lets you change the delay to 2, 5, 10, or 20 seconds.

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So I have an EOS Rebel Xsi, and it has been working perfectly for the last couple of months. I turned it on and tried to take a picture in MF, but then a yellow light on the front starts flashing and...


Sounds like the self timer was accidently set.

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Using the Self-timer on the EOS REBEL T3i.

Solution

The self-timer is useful when you want to photograph yourself or prevent camera shake caused when the shutter is released.
1. Set the power switch to <ON>.
2. Press < > button.
3. Press <Cross Keys> to select the desired self-timer, then press the <SET> button.
: 10-sec. self-timer (The remote control can also be used.)
: 2-sec. self-timer
: 10-sec. self-timer plus continuous shots. After selecting , press <Cross Keys> to set the number of multiple shots (2 to 10) to be taken with the self-timer.)
4. Look through the viewfinder, focus the subject, then press the shutter button completely.
  • You can check the self-timer operation with the self-timer lamp, beeper, and countdown display (in seconds) on the LCD monitor.
  • Two seconds before the picture is taken, the self-timer lamp will stay on and the beeper will sound faster.
Attention:
With [ ], the interval between the multiple shots may be prolonged depending on the shooting functions settings such as the image-recording quality or flash.
NOTE:
  • After taking self-timer shots, you should check the image for proper focus and exposure.
  • If you will not look through the viewfinder when you press the shutter button, attach the eyepiece cover. If stray light enters the viewfinder when the picture is taken, it may throw off the exposure.
  • When using the self-timer to photograph only yourself, use focus lock on an object at about the same distance as where you will stand.
  • To cancel the self-timer after it starts, press the < > button.

Sep 03, 2017 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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I have sony DSC-S500 digital camera i want to know how to take a photograph using self timer thank you Regards Sailaja


Hi,


For capturing the images using Self Timer, press the Down Arrow control button continuously to select the desired mode. You can set the timer for 10 seconds and 2 seconds by pressing the continuously, If we press the button again the Self Timer will be turned off.

Press the Shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes and a beep sounds until the shutter operates. To cancel the self-timer, press the down arrow button again. You can redice the risk of blur by using the 2-second delay self-timer.


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Oct 30, 2010 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S500 Digital Camera

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How do I set the self timer on my cannon a560 camera?


Press the self-timer button to cycle through self-timer settings. The rectangle indicates normal shooting, the clock indicates self-timer. Depending on the shooting mode, you may also see overlapped rectangles for continuous shooting.

To change the delay time, select [Self-timer] from the Recording menu.

The self-timer button is the same as the down-arrow on the circular multi-selector, marked with a clock.

Jul 20, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

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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 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.

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Conditions of the self-timer lamp:
(No indicator): Not using the self-timer
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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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Self timer for the nikon n55


Press the self-timer button just to the right of the LCD panel and confirm that the self-timer icon appears. Press the shutter release halfway to focus and meter. Press the shutter the rest of the way to activate.To cancel, either turn the camera off or press the self-timer button until the self-timer icon disappears.

You can get a manual at http://www.butkus.org/chinon/nikon.htm

Jul 13, 2009 | Nikon Photography

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Self timer set up


1. Secure the camera to a tripod or place it on a stable surface.
2. Rotate the mode dial to [S], [P], [PICT], [AV], or [M]
3. Press the Power button turn on the Camera.
4. Press arrow [>] .
5. Use up arrow or down arrow to select the desired self-timer mode.
6. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
  • The self-timer function is activated.
  • The photograph is then taken after the preset time.
  • To cancel the self-timer at any time, press the shutter button.
After one shot is taken, the self-timer mode is turned off.
If you wish to take another image using the self-timer, repeat these steps.

Mar 19, 2009 | Pentax Optio 60 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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Self Timer Operation


Easy, in camera mode, push the menu/ok button, use the left and right arrows to display the self timer mode. There are only 3 options on the menu. (self timer,cont,option). Once self timer is on the screen, use the up arrow to pick a short or long self timer.

Once it is set, compose your picture and press the release button as normal, the self timer will do the rest

Jul 27, 2008 | Fuji FinePix E500 Digital Camera

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I can't find the self timer


Does it have a self timer - check the manual?
Does it work at all with a broken screen?
Time for a replacement - camera that is.

Jul 18, 2008 | Samsung Digimax A402 Digital Camera

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