Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Delay How can I take photos with a few seconds delay so I could join the photo?


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Make sure you use the camera in manual mode or lock the aperature/shutterl speed so the shots will come out the same exposure. Especially if you are taking a panorama of a skyline or the shots closer to a light source (sun) are going to have a darker sky.
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Delay How can I take photos with a few seconds delay so I could join the photo?


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Delay Between Flash and Taking Photo


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