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11-03-2014, 02:00 PM   #1
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Interval shooting problem

Does anyone else have a problem with interval shooting.
I've tried several times to do a star trail shoot but it never takes more than 10 shots?

11-03-2014, 02:02 PM   #2
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What settings did you use? They can be a bit counter-intuitive at times. For example, if you're doing 30-second shots and want 10 seconds between the shots, you need to select a 40-second interval rather than a 10-second interval. Otherwise, the camera will take fewer shots than expected.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
What settings did you use? They can be a bit counter-intuitive at times. For example, if you're doing 30-second shots and want 10 seconds between the shots, you need to select a 40-second interval rather than a 10-second interval. Otherwise, the camera will take fewer shots than expected.
It took a while but I figured that out.
I was using a 15s exposure with 2s interval.
I tried various settings with no success.
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So what are your settings now? 15s exposure, 17s interval?


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Yes, I still only get 10 shots.
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Check your settings again. You need to add the exposure time to your paus and that is your Interval time

Interval time= exposure time + time between shots.
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I'll try it again when the clouds clear and check my settings.
Thanks.
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QuoteOriginally posted by stubyles Quote
I was using a 15s exposure with 2s interval.
Try 18s. There is no need to wait until the clouds clear. Do a sequence of two shots of some random subject, that should be enough.


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Either the firmware updates have sorted it, OR I'd had too much red wine (more likely).
It works fine now.
Thanks guys.
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