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The Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E already has a built-in intervalometer – a device that automatically fires exposures at predetermined time periods. It also brackets exposures, and offers full manual control. The timer allows 2 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec, 20 sec; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 seconds.
If you still need a separate intervalometer, try this:
With this baby you can program up to 999 shots with 99 hours, 99 minutes and 99 seconds between each shot.
CABLE RELEASE AND TRIGGER
Don’t want to shake your camera while shooting or capturing photographs? You’ll appreciate a cable release or wireless trigger.
Wireless Remote Trigger
Not of fan or cables? Or simply tired or managing all the cables on your rig? You might want this:
A GPS system automatically geotags your images with your location information – it’s a great tool to have if you’re constantly traveling and can’t keep track of the locations you’ve been to any other way.
Trying to tether you camera to a laptop or wanting to download something? You’ll need these.
LIGHTMETERS AND CHARTS
Here’s a tough lightmeter that’ll last you a lifetime:
A good grey and white balance card must be durable above all else. You’re going to practically use it for every setup, and sometimes even between takes. I recommend:
Fanatical about colors? You could be, if you’re shooting product. Then you might want to invest in this:
A handy cover to have, even if it doesn’t rain!
Zeiss knows how to make lenses, and I’m sure they know best when it comes to cleaning them, too!
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