OnOne software has unleashed one of the coolest iPhone Apps ever, the $1.99 DSLR Camera Remote. This means that now you could control your Canon DSLR with your iPhone! Even more, you could stand 100 feet away from the camera, and use your iPhone or iPod Touch to preview your image to see how it looks.
Yes, that’s right… talk about technology these days, and everything is possible.
What does it do?
DSLR Camera Remote is the next-generation cable release for Canon EOS DSLR camera. DSLR Camera Remote is a must-have for remote shooting applications like:
- High or low angles
- Self portraits
- Remotely fire your Canon EOS DSLR camera
with your iPhone or iPod Touch
- Remotely control the camera settings like
shutter-speed, aperture, white-balance and more
- View images saved on the camera from your iPhone or iPod Touch
- Look through your camera’s viewfinder remotely
- Great for remote-firing at weddings, sporting events, for kids, and for self-portraits
How does it work?
- Connect your camera to a WiFi enabled computer
- The DSLR Camera Remote software will enable the user to use their Apple iPhone or iPod touch to wirelessly adjust:
- Cameras settings
- Fire the shutter
- Review images
- Get a live viewfinder preview
iPhone remotely controlling a Canon camera that’s mounted on a basketball backboard
- A Canon EOS DSLR camera
- Apple iPhone or iPod Touch
- WiFi enabled computer (no active internet connection required)
- DSLR Camera Remote Server software
- DSLR Camera Remote Professional OR DSLR Camera Remote Lite software for iPhone/iPod Touch, available from the Apple iTunes Store.
- For now it is only available for Canon SLRs. An update for Nikon users is coming in July.
- The camera has to be connected to a computer and Wi-Fi in order for it to work.
- Plug in your camera into the computer.
- Set up the software by downloading an OnOne plug-in for your Mac or PC.
- Once opened, it searches to locate your camera that has been plugged into the computer.
- Fire up DSLR Remote on your iPhone or iPod Touch, and start shooting remotely.
(Source & Image credits: OnOneSoftware)