Nikon Cameras with Interval Timers

If you’re into time-lapse photography and not sure if your camera has the built in ability to capture interval timed photos then here is a nice list to help you find out if your camera is ready to go for time-lapse photography.

Nikon Cameras with Interval Timers
All of the below cameras are ready to go and have interval timers built in. For details on how to take time-lapse photography on this list of cameras please consult the manual provided with your camera.

• Nikon D5000
Nikon D7000
• Nikon D200
• Nikon D300
• Nikon D300s
• Nikon D700
• Nikon D2
• Nikon D2H
• Nikon D2Hs
• Nikon D2X
• Nikon D2Xs
• Nikon D3
• Nikon D3s
• Nikon D3X

Remote Interval Timer

Remote Interval Timer

Nikon Cameras Without Interval Timers
The cameras listed below do not contain built in internal timers. To take time-lapse photos with these cameras you will need Camera Control Pro 2 and tether the camera to your laptop, or attach a remote that allows for interval time photography. I will post in details how to take time-lapse photos using both the laptop and a tethered remote.

• Nikon D3000
• Nikon D40
• Nikon D40X
• Nikon D50
• Nikon D60
• Nikon D60 Black Gold Edition
• Nikon D70
• Nikon D70s
• Nikon D80
Nikon D90
• Nikon D100
• Nikon D1
• Nikon D1H
• Nikon D1X

Comments (2)

  1. sheriff khan August 30, 2011 at 1:11 am Reply

    Hi, I have to shoot a 10 month time lapse of a construction site .
    Can the Nikon D3 shoot every 5 min. from 7am to 5pm, shut off , then shoot again the next morning ? Only day time without me being there?

    1. Brusca August 30, 2011 at 5:16 am Reply

      Wow, that’s a very good question. No doubt (IMHO) that this can be done using some elaborate control while tethering to a laptop and then making sure both are connected to a constant power source. Then you have to make sure all is weather proof. I have ventured the thought in some of my projects but never got that far before realising there are specific cameras out there that can cater for such a thing. Like the cameras.

      Otherwise if you go ahead with the D3 shot, please post info here.


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