Ahhh! It's the bane of many a time-lapse photographer, and it's why we are starting in full manual mode. What starts to look like a good time-lapse video is suddenly spattered with some images that look brighter or dimmer than the others making your film appear to "flicker" or "strobe" a few times a second. Let's learn how to minimize flicker.
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So you've just scoured your camera's manual and sifted through the extensive menu system and alas, no built in intervalometer. That's ok, an external timer remote for your camera is lot less expensive than you think. Well, some of them are. That's the purpose of this post is to layout some of the options that exist when looking for an external intervalometer for DSLR time-lapse photography.
I took this snapshot of my Canon 7D. It's what I use for all my photographic work. Is it the best camera for time-lapse photography? Geeze, that's a loaded question! Maybe we should slowly let the hammer back by starting somewhere a little different. Now if you already have a camera, that's great!, there is a very good chance you are closer than you think to beginning time-lapse photography...