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Spark App & Features

 

 

Photo Triggering

  • Spark triggers a camera best when it is in manual mode and manual focus.

 

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.
  • 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!

 

Phone-less Time Lapse

  • To set a time lapse without using the app, press and hold Spark's button while it is disconnected from the camera cable.
  • Spark will blink to indicate the numbers of seconds your interval will be
  • The time lapse will take enough photos to create 10 seconds of resulting footage

 

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
  • 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

 

LED Light

  • The LED light level can be adjusted by selecting Settings while connected to the Spark
  • At the bottom of the settings menu will be a meter to set the LED light level
  • This may be necessary when shooting in low light conditions where Sparks LED may interfere with the exposure

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