Spark App & Features

Coming Next:
Improved HDR
Battery Level Indicator
 

Photo Triggering

  • Spark triggers a camera best when it is in manual mode and manual focus.
  • Continuous Mode shooting mode selector

Continuous Mode Photo Triggering - Camera Enabled - New

  • Set camera to continuous mode shooting
  • Photos will be taken as long as photo button is pressed

 

Continuous Mode Photo Triggering - App Enabled - New

  • Set camera to single mode shooting
  • Photos will be taken as long as photo button is pressed at a 2 second interval

Infrared Triggering

  • Infrared triggering is possible via the button on Spark
  • Make sure the Spark is pointed directly at the IR sensor on the camera and that you are in range
  • The camera drive mode will need to be adjusted in order to receive IR trigger input from Spark. For information on how to do this, visit the Spark Help page

Timelapse

  • Select time lapse from the menu on the left hand side of the Spark app
  • Set the interval between photos and the duration of your time lapse
  • Preview the total number of photos and amount of final TL video footage at the bottom of the app
  • Set Delay if desired
  • Enable Long Exposure Time Lapse mode - see next
  • Once the TL is uploaded, you can disconnect from the phone/app. You do not need to remain connected to the app for the time lapse to finish.
  • The app will provide countdown information as the timelapse progresses
  • Check out our Time Lapse learn article for assistance on how to create your own!

Long Exposure Timelapse - New

  • Set camera to Bulb mode
  • Set the interval between photos and the duration of your time lapse. Interval is defaulted to 1.5x Exposure Time but can be changed
  • Set Exposure Time
  • Preview the total number of photos and amount of final TL video footage at the bottom of the app.
  • Once the TL is uploaded, you can disconnect from the phone/app. You do not need to remain connected to the app for the time lapse to finish.
  • The app will provide countdown information as the timelapse progresses.
  • Check out our Time Lapse learn article for assistance on how to create your own!

Long Exposure

  • To shoot a long exposure, make sure your camera is in Bulb Mode
  • You can either create a timed exposure or control the exposure length manually

HDR

  • Make sure that the camera is in Bulb Mode before attempting an HDR (HDR is app controlled and therefore limited to a 1/10 start shutter)
  • Spark will adjust the shutter speed based on the initial exposure length selected
  • Check out this article to learn more about HDR

Photo Booth

  • Photo booth mode allows you to create a series of images like you would in a traditional photo booth
  • You can set the interval as well as the number of photos in the series

Devices

  • On the Device page a user can check the connection status and refresh the scan list if desired
  • If using the same Spark as previous then selecting the circle by the Spark will initiate a connection
  • The Spark can be renamed if desired. To do so just select "My Spark" and the "Rename" button will appear

App Settings

  • About shows the app version and firmware version of the connected Spark
  • Submit a Bug allows a user to send a report to our support team
  • Select camera allows a user to change camera brand for IR operations

Submit a Bug

  • Enter name and return email for follow up
  • Provide information about the issue - the more information about what is happening, the better