Top tip: Use back button focusing to make focusing a breeze

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Top tip: Use back button focusing to make focusing a breeze

You probably already know that autofocus and Triggertrap Mobile don't play nicely together. For most of the things you can shoot with Triggertrap Mobile manual focus is key. But occasionally you'll find yourself longing for autofocus. Of course you can set the camera's AF on, get focus and then turn it off, but that's a bit of a pain. There is a solution to this problem; back button focus.

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Wearables Competition

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Wearables Competition

These days, a watch is so much more than a device for telling the time. It can monitor your heart rate, display your text messages, and it can even trigger your camera. Yes, you heard right: with Triggertrap's Wearables mode you can trigger your camera from right there on your wrist. And, in honour of wearable tech we are holding a Wearables competition giving you guys the chance to win!

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How to Photograph the International Space Station

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How to Photograph the International Space Station

Photographing the International Space Station is no easy feat. It takes skill, a fair amount of planning, and a whole lot of patience. After years of planning, Aaron Harris has managed to perfect his method for capturing the ISS in transit. Aaron uses his Canon 7D with a Sigma 150-500mm, and of course his Triggertrap kit, to capture his stunning images. We got in touch with Aaron to find out a little bit more about his interest in astrophotography, and how he captures his impressive ISS photos. 

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To Infinity and Beyond with Aaron Harris

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To Infinity and Beyond with Aaron Harris

ummer is a great time to dive into astrophotography, especially if you’re looking to capture the Milky Way. And of course, clearer skies and warmer nights help, too. We’ve been excited by the release of the first photos of Pluto, and it’s given us the itch to photograph the night sky. Luckily, astrophotographer extraoridinaire Aaron Harris was happy to share his tips and tricks for photographing the International Space Station with us, and that means we can pass them on to you!

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Triggertrap and Tether Tools super giveaway!

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Triggertrap and Tether Tools super giveaway!

Triggertrap and Tether Tools have teamed up to give away an awesome prize pack. With this kit, you'll be able to easily mount your iPad to your tripod to use with the Triggertrap app. The Tether Tools iPad Utility Mounting Kit is perfect for securing an iPad to your tripod, making it the perfect companion to Triggertrap Mobile.

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Photographing Fireworks with Triggertrap Mobile

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Photographing Fireworks with Triggertrap Mobile

It's getting to that time of the year again when fireworks come out to play. And you know what that means–a perfect opportunity to capture some great photos! But the problem with taking photos of fireworks is that you don't really get to experience them yourself, other than through a lens. What if there were a way to fully automate your fireworks photography? Well with Triggertrap there is. In fact, fireworks were one of the very inspirations for Triggertrap Mobile. 

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Triggertrap and Tether Tools

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Triggertrap and Tether Tools

Smartphones are great – how could we live without them? But sometimes you just need to have a bigger screen. Enter the trusty tablet. BothTriggertrap Mobile and Triggertrap Timelapse Pro work great with your iPad, and the bigger screen can make our apps even more of a pleasure to use.

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Long Exposure Competition Winners!

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Long Exposure Competition Winners!

To celebrate the summer solstice here in the northern hemisphere, and the gloriously long summer evenings that it brings with it, we thought it was the perfect opportunity for some long exposure photography. We held a long exposure competition where we asked you, our wonderful users, to submit any of the awesome long exposures you had taken with Triggertrap kit along with the hashtag #TTlongexposure via any of oursocial channels. The submissions we had were breathtaking; what you guys create using Triggertrap gear never ceases to amaze us.

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