Change focus on Canon EOS R remotely?

3 months 3 weeks ago #674172 by Macon B
I have my camera set up near a bird feeder and I'm trying to get close up shots of the birds.  If I'm there, they never stop by and feed.  However when I set my camera there and remote fire the shutter, all works.  However I want to manually adjust focus remotely.   Which means I need to see what the camera sees.  

Can this be done and if so, how?


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3 months 3 weeks ago #674177 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Mate

So in ruff 'n ready terms - you're trying to WiFi the image to another device then return the command to the camera to refocus. Nothing I know of will go anywhere close

How about putting the camera into full-screen multi-point focus mode and leave the camera to decide upon the best point of focus? It might not get you a full-focus shot each time, but your hit rate should be pretty good

Hope this helps
Phil from the great land Downunder
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3 months 3 weeks ago #674647 by effron
"Change focus on Canon EOS R remotely?"

I don't think so.

Why so serious?
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3 months 3 weeks ago #674762 by garyrhook

effron wrote: "Change focus on Canon EOS R remotely?"

I don't think so.


When I use my CamRanger to control my D750, I'm able to tap on the screen of my iPad to focus. One wonders if some comparable capability exists for that camera?


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2 months 1 week ago #679036 by 7Wishes
Have you tried the Canon Camera Connect app, it will allow you to control your camera remotely via your phone


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2 months 1 week ago #679053 by effron

7Wishes wrote: Have you tried the Canon Camera Connect app, it will allow you to control your camera remotely via your phone


+1....

Why so serious?
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