Birds Using Olympus Remote Camera Control

Discussion in 'Nature' started by DougVaughn, Apr 6, 2014.

  1. DougVaughn

    DougVaughn Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 30, 2013
    Franklin, TN
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    Doug Vaughn
    Last week, I experimented with the OIS app on my iPad to capture birds at the feeder. Once I figured that out, it was time to add a branch and make things more natural. I also rented a Panasonic 100-300 for the weekend. These are at 150mm on a tripod with all image stabilization turned off. Focusing is done remotely, and the app is great in that it also lets you change ISO, white balance, etc. all from the iPad without walking up to the camera.





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  2. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
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    Ray, not Oz
    Those are great results and can't complain about the lens.
  3. Pecos

    Pecos Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 20, 2013
    The Natural State
    Whoa! For a minute there I thought the birds were messing with your remote.
    Great shots.
  4. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
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    Don't be silly. Birds would need a wired remote. iPads do not respond to pecks! :biggrin:

    All kidding aside, these are great photos, and now that I have a camera body with wifi, I plan on trying something similar in our back yard. Our house makes a good bird blind.

  5. jeffg53

    jeffg53 Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 22, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
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    Jeff Grant
    Those shots are great. You must be very happy with them. Now I need to try it out myself.