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Old Apr 29, 2005, 9:20 PM   #1
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One of the things that bugs me the most about most digital cameras is the lack of a remote shutter release. I shoot with a Canon S400 and use a Crystalview Sharpshooter add on lens. It can shoot great pictures but you really need to tripod the camera to get clear shots. The 2 second timer is better than the 10 second one but it can still be difficult to get good pics of moving subjects (like birds).

I checked all over the web and couldn't find a remote shutter release that would work with my camera so I made one. I used a Jorgensen Mini E-Z Hold II Clamp, a cheap cable release and some bailing wire. Cost me less than $15 and it works great. Its adjustable so it will work on many cameras.

I thought I would share my results in case others were had the same problem.
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Old May 11, 2005, 10:46 PM   #2
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Is it possible to get a picture of this.

thanx eh
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Old May 12, 2005, 1:55 AM   #3
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I made one and posted it here:
http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...267&forum_id=1
I wanted one that would fit almost any camera and this one does. The post is several pages long but I tried to go into detail as much as I could. The photographed results are on the last pages where I show it on my granddaughter's HP camera and on my Kodak DX6490. Works great and is rugged but weighs very little. Here is one photo of it on the DX6490.

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Old May 12, 2005, 2:04 AM   #4
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And on my granddaughter's little HP camers. Works great on it too.
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Old May 14, 2005, 10:11 AM   #5
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Sorry. Pic got deleted. Should be there now.

Works well on most squarish cameras. Doesn't use the tripod mount which is good since I usethat to attach the adapter for the telephoto lens.
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Old May 26, 2005, 12:28 AM   #6
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Awsome thanx guys now I have some ideas ill post a pic when im done making mine.
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Old Jun 21, 2005, 11:20 AM   #7
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I found this one and it should work on most cameras. http://www.camerashed.co.uk/project5.asp
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