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Using automatic timer to take group photo

Hello, How do you set up the camera using the timer so that "everyone" including the photographer can be in the photo. Thanks Deb

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Press the bottom part of the square with the "OK" button in the middle. It has a picture of a clock. "Off" will be highlighted, so scroll down to the picture of the clock, and it will show the message "Selftimer On: A photo is taken automatically 12 sec. after shutter button is pressed." Press the OK button to activate this mode. Now it's just like taking a regular picture, just press the button and run over to the group and in 12 seconds it will take the picture.

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Hello! I attend concerts often as I am both a booking agent and freelance review writer for a few magazines. I take pictures using my FujiFilm Finepix S1000 camera, and have a difficult time find a good...


hi your camera has basically every mode M,S,A,P (these are complete set of choice for photographer). I am not quite understand what you really want to take. Would you tell me more detail of your shooting sample like object,person, group, place, daytime, night, season? Thanks and best regard!

May 24, 2011 | Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

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Depth of field is the characteristic of how much of, or how deeply, the...


Depth of field is the characteristic of how much of, or how deeply, the photograph is in focus. If the main subject is in focus but the foreground and background are blurred, the photo is said to have a shallow depth of field. if most of the photo is in focus, including the foreground and background, the photo is said to have a wide depth of field.

Depth of field is controlled by the aperture setting:

- A wide aperture setting (indicated by a low f-stop number) will provide shallow depth of field, resulting in the main subject being in focus and the foreground and background being blurry. This setting is particularly useful when taking portraits or when using a macro lens.

- A narrow aperture setting (indicated by a higher f-stop number) will provide wider depth of field, resulting in the entire photo being in focus. This setting is particularly useful when taking landscape or wide-angle photographs.

The photographs below are examples of how the same subject will photograph using different aperture settings. Note that as the aperture closes, which will allow less light to reach the image sensor, the shutter speed gets faster to produce the appropriate exposure.



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on Jan 08, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Whats the best setting for taking pictures when out at night time?


Photographyat night can be used to create mysterious and amazing photos. When I sayphotography at night I mean the hours from around sunset until when the starsare clearly visible. The long exposures associated with low light can createunique effects and unusually sharp photos. And when I say long exposures I meanexposures lasting from half a second up to even 30 seconds. An exposure thatlong would seem impossible to prevent shaking, so my technique that I use veryoften is to compose the photo like I would normally and then to set theself-timer so the camera takes the picture on its own and I don't even have totouch it.
EquipmentOptions For lowlight photos, a tripod (or some kind of substitute) is very necessary. I almostalways keep a tripod in the trunk of my car or carry a miniature tripod aroundon trips. A miniature tripod can be very handy because it is typically smallenough to fit in a pants pocket so it can be taken anywhere. Some photographerscarry around a bean bag or something like it so that can set their camera downand tilt it in any way they like. Some of my best pictures I have taken simplyby setting my camera down on a newspaper stand and setting the self-timer.

Many photographers are convinced that they need a cable release to take longexposures but the self-timer release option on just about all cameras worksjust as well. All you have to do is set the camera up, configure theself-timer, press the shutter button, and wait the specified amount of time(usually 10 seconds) and the camera will take the photo automatically. And youdon't have to touch the camera so the photo won't be blurred from hand shaking.

Night Photo Opportunities
Landscape Photos - My favorite kind of night photousually includes a landscape with some kind of foreground element, some sort offraming element, and lots of lights throughout the scene. Adding some kind offoreground item to the frame helps to create a greater depth of field, thistechnique works for any kind of photo but I have found that it makes nightlandscape photos much better. Another tip you should keep in mind is that themain subject of a night photo should probably be the most well lit. Lots oflight is good for a night exposure but there should still be some focus appliedto the major objects in a scene.
CapturingMotion - A verypopular kind of night photography includes a steady camera with some sort offast moving object streaming through the frame. When cars are photographed atnight with a long shutter speed, the headlights make a bright pathway of lightand in most cases the car can't even be seen. Another option would be to set upyour camera next to a lighted area with lots of people moving like a night clubor an illuminated street. Just about any kind of motion captured with thecamera steady produces a very interesting photo.

Balancing Aperture and Shutter SpeedWhen taking photos at night you should keep aperture in mind as well asshutter speed. It is without question that you will need a long shutter speed,but the aperture that you choose will provide the depth of field. When I takenight photos I usually have a very long shutter speed (5-15 seconds) and a verynarrow aperture (high f-stop). This combination creates a huge depth of fieldand makes everything very crisp and in focus. Of course sometimes you will notdesire a great depth of field and in those situations you should widen theaperture (small f-stop).

Calculating the ExposureFiguring out what exact shutter speed and aperture you should use can bevery challenging in Manual Mode. I would recommend that you just try manydifferent combinations for each scene and eventually you will refine thesettings that you prefer. Another technique I use is Bracketing, if you bracketall your photos so the camera takes multiple exposures at different settings,you are more likely to end up with a photo that has a satisfactory brightness.
Conclusion There is no exact science to night photography; I hope some of these tips willguide you in the right direction. But the best night photographers are usuallythe people who experiment a lot when they are taking low light exposures andeventually they figure out the best scenes and best exposure settings to match.Just remember that you need a very long shutter speed setting, and that youneed to keep the camera very steady.

Dec 09, 2010 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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Is there an -autu-photograph option and how do i use it? thx


auto you mean timer function? that will take your picture after 3, or 5 or 10 seconds?

to use it go to the menu setting of your camera and search for self timer, auto timer or something similar.
then select a desired time (ie. 5 seconds) and click ok.
then click to take a photo. the timer will start and after 5 seconds the photo will be taken

Jan 25, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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How do I take a group photo using the self timer?


Press the FUNC/SET button. Use up/down to select Drive Mode (the rectangle symbol, third item from the top). Use left/right to select the desired delay and press FUNC/SET.

Dec 07, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A75 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


Hi,

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.

Note:
• 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,
cheers.

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

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Automatic shooting (for group pictures)


Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

PowerShot A710

The feature you need is the "self timer" on page 14:

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When you press the shutter you will have up to 30 seconds to get yourself in the picture before the camera automatically takes the picture. For best results put the camera on a tripod.

Please take a moment to rate this solution & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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Aug 27, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera

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How do i set the timer?


after you turn on your camera and you want to take a group picture, look near the MENU button. in the right side of it you'll see a timer. you can set it to 2 seconds or the number of seconds you choosed in the setup.

Feb 21, 2008 | Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

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Using my camera


IMHO ---- A lot depends on the lighting available for shot, outdoor and bright is best. Use AP setting (dial on top), Aperture Priority, and set desired F number (using thumb wheel, top right edge) as high an F as you dare, taking speed used into account, by watching it change in viewfinder (do not want a shaky slow speed!). The depth of field, hopefully with higher F, will be deep enough to catch back and front rows, in focus. A half press on shutter should trigger auto focus and give chance to preview in viewfinder. Good luck hope the weather behaves. Less light = less flexibility.....

Jun 23, 2007 | Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

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