In early 2009, the Pope of my adulthood decided to give SLR. (Canon EOS 450D), which is still my faithful companion. The allocated amount I bought a lot of things, including such remote. Already at that time, actively using ordinary dish soap, I realized that I was tired to take pictures on a timer and always miss by a focus on group shots.
Bought the remote control in a conventional shop, it cost about 1200 rubles. But after six months I successfully lost (a little) and I had your money to buy a new one. The old, oddly enough, was right on the day of purchase. So for the past few years, I have alternately used both remotes, because forever could not find one of them among the mountains "Almaznogo" stuff.
So the first negative - it's very small and lightweight. This is definitely convenient because it does not weight fotosumka, but you can lose it very easy.
The problem I just decided on one of the remotes has attached a strap of a badge from the conference. To do this, in the corner of the panel there is a hole. Now this babe is always visible and never lost it only Remains to attach the same to the second.
It works from a conventional flat battery. For all time of regular use I have never changed.
Range is decent, but not unlimited. For example, to take a group photo for the portrait lens you have with him will not work - the camera will have to put very far due to the narrow angle of view of such optics, and the signal from the remote control reaches. But if you set the camera about five meters, you will have no problems. Why I do not carry a small range of the disadvantages? Yes, because the farther the camera is, the more likely that the lens focuses on a different subject.
I know now there are many Chinese variants of these consoles 3 times cheaper, but I have not tried it and can not judge. My remote - brand products of Canon, albeit made in China. Your money he has honestly worked and continues to benefit me.
I also want to share a few pictures taken with it. Vysokachestvennoe not expect - I'm shooting for the soul.
If you love taking selfies, then clearly you need. By the way, many YouTube bloggers also use it while shooting video. He also helps me capture the hair in the shampoos and conditioners.
It is convenient for family celebrations and meetings with friends. But in this case, examine whether it is more you to photograph on a regular timer. Personally I can't stand to put the camera, press the focus and then quickly run into the frame and take place there))) With the remote I much prefer.
In General, this option Canon really deserve their 5 stars, and even the price I don't consider a disadvantage. About the analogy with Ali I can not say I never used it.
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Lens Canon EF 50 mm f 1.4 usm