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Nancy Marie Ricketts
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/27/2010

Wireless shutter releases

I have gone through two inexpensive (at least when I bought them) wireless shutter releases, which quit in the middle of portrait sessions, even though they both had new batteries. The first one (same brand) -I just purchased the same one again as it was so inexpensive. Then had the same problems -failing to release the shutter, then just quitting altogether, just two days after purchasing batteries for both parts of the release. I did read the manual that came with these devices and followed the instructions telling me how to reach the signal each time. It would work maybe twice and then quit. In the last session, when I press eased the release, nothing happened, then about a minute later it goes off continually 5 times- that was humorous. My question is, "Is there a wireless shutter release out there under a $100 that will work, preferably having choices for multiple frame shooting, and long exposure?? HELP!!

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12/10/2012 11:03:41 AM

Peter W. Marks
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/5/2006
  I don't have a suggestion Nancy but I am having a hearty laugh at the thought of your camera giving you a five-shot burst as revenge for you bad-mouthing it!

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12/13/2012 4:15:34 AM

Nancy Marie Ricketts
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/27/2010
  It was a comic moment, Peter. I was taking a family photo with me in the picture and when I pressed the release, nothing happened. I threw my head up in disgust and at the same time the 5 burst happened. So, of course, I have a photo of me with my head up in the air, and my husband laughing his head off! ; )))

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12/13/2012 6:45:58 AM

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