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There a few neat ways to remote operate your DSLR — and in some cases, live-monitor as well. Options range from custom Canon control software for your Android tablet all the way to professional, dedicated solutions. Most such offerings are Canon-only, but statistically there’s a good chance you’re a Canon DSLR shooter anyway — and there’s no reason similar gear won’t come to Nikon or Panasonic cameras, too. Pro accessory fabricators LockCircle have just announced a new, advanced option for remote control of your Canon DSLR called the K-CIRCLE – allowing wireless or USB-tether remote operation of everything from ISO and aperture to focus and digital zoom. More »

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In the past year Okii has put out two interesting tools for Canon HDSLR filmmakers – the Okii FC1 USB Focus Controller and the MC1 USB Mini Controller.  They are both notable for being among the first camera controllers for Canon DSLRs to use the USB protocol — this means you can keep the live view on, either in camera or via monitor, while remotely adjusting camera settings.  Now, although using the USB protocol presents pros, it also has its cons:
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