How to set up Triggertrap Mobile

What you'll learn

1. Understand what's in the Triggertrap Mobile Kit

2. How to connect the kit to the camera

3. How to set the camera to play nicely with Triggertrap Mobile

Congratulations! You’ve just picked up the world’s best smartphone camera remote! Now you might be wondering, “how do I get this thing working?!” This short tutorial will get you up and running with Triggertrap Mobile in no time.

What you'll need

A bit of theory

The Triggertrap Mobile kit lets you connect your camera to your smartphone so that you can use your smartphone as the world’s best camera remote, perfect for long exposure, timelapse and high speed photography. Setting things up is really simple. Once you understand how to set things up, you should be well prepared to tackle any of our other ‘How To’s!

The finished setup

Capturing the photos

What's next?

Now that you know how to set up Triggertrap Mobile, you’ve opened up a world of new photography techniques! Got an evening free this week? Why not go out and try shooting some Star Trails? If you’re at home with the kids, why not try a fun Scream booth? If you want to try something a bit more involved, then maybe it’s time to give Timelapse Photography a whirl!

However you use Triggertrap Mobile, remember to share the results with us on social media (@triggertrap / #triggertrap) or on our Flickr Pool.

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