02. How to lock mirror up and use a delay for loose diamond photography

02. How to lock mirror up and use a delay for loose diamond photography

In Macro photography, with a 100mm lens, it makes sense to lock the mirror in the up position and to add a delay to the shooting process. These two settings need to be enabled and used at the same time.  The settings required for enabling both of these features on a Canon camera are discussed below.

To set Mirror Up
  1. Go to Camera settings:
  2. Click Option -> Custom Functions(C.Fn) -> C.FnIII: Autofocus/Drive (Mirror lockup)
  3. Select 1:Enable
  4. Then go to Drive mode and set the Self-Timer to 2 sec


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