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24Jun Using a IR remote to focus and start/stop recording on your Canon DSLR

I spent the day filming with Dave Dugdale from learningdslrvideo.com and one of the things he found interesting was my use of the Canon RC-1 IR remote to start/stop recording and refocus shots. Although I posted this video over a year ago, it’s still a very useful trick for DSLR film makers.  One button will take a photo which […]

12Feb Remote control focusing and recording on your Canon DSLR.

One very handy thing and a function that isn’t covered very well in the manual is the ability to start and stop recording using a simple IR remote control. You can also use this same remote to pull focus before you begin recording. With either the Canon RC-1 or a generic IR remote you can […]