What if you could have a keychain sized gadget that will always help you set a timelapse triggering scheme to your Canon? Ilya Titov asked that very same question which led him to hack an Affinity arcade kit into a Canon remote. This is not the first time Ilya is tampering with Canon remotes, he already made a small keychain remote. But this time he went overboard by using a small £20 DIY game kit called Attiny Arcade.
The Max Stone (Amazon | B&H) is a little IR- based camera remote that was successfully funded on kickstarter in February, earlier this year. The Max Stone aims to connect your camera and your smartphone with their app and dongle, enabling you to wirelessly trigger your camera with your phone. The app also allows for multiple other features like a time-lapse mode, thief protection and weather information.
IR remotes are great! They are great for selfies; they are great for long exposures where you don’t want to move the camera while pressing the shutter and they are great for controlling a camera via a Smarphone. The only thing is that you can never find one when you need it.