New to ControlMyCanon? Start with these basic overview tutorials.
Note: Most of these tutorials are for ControlMyNikon, which is functionally identical to ControlMyCanon.
We hope to have more Canon-specific tutorials soon.
What's New in v5?
An in-depth look at the new features in ControlMyCanon 5.
A tour through the user interface with info on themes, short-cuts, splitters and windows.
Learn how to use any of the available 101 themes to change the user interface colors.
Explore these key image capture concepts.
Preparing your Camera
Learn the settings needed for your camera body for tethering success.
Learn how to connect to your camera and troubleshoot connection issues.
Learn about discussion about phase and contrast focus and how to set it.
Learn how to launch and configure live view.
Learn how to use live view’ and image browser tools to analyze exposure before and after image capture.
Learn how to navigate and configure the Image Browser.
Learn how to configure what information is shown on the image browser and workflow filmstrips
Learn how to record, transfer and view video.
Files and Folders
Learn how to configure the image file name and storage location.
Learn how to use profiles to save ControlMyCanon and body settings.
Learn the many ways to trigger the shutter.
Calibrating White Balance
Learn how to set and calibrate white balance.
Discover how to use workflows to easily capture images in complex real-life shoots.
Learn how to capture a focus stack.
More Focus Stacking
Learn how to capture and process a focus stack.
Using a Stackshot
Learn how to use the StackShot motorized rail from CogniSys to capture a focus stack.
Using Zerene Stacker
Learn how to send files to Zerene Stacker to create the final stacked image.
Learnhow to embed data into the folder and filenames as well as the IPTC metada. Includes barcode scanner setup.
Learn how to import data for batch shooting.
Learn how to capture a burst of images.
Learn how to capture the images needed to create a HDR image.
Learn how to capture a long exposure image.
Learn how to capture the images needed for a time-lapse.
Learn how to capture the images needed for a stop motion video.
Explore these advanced methods of releasing the shutter.
Learn how to trigger the shutter when motion is detected in live view.
Learn how to used Phidgets electronic sensors to trigger the shutter. Note: Support for Phidgets is discontinued as of version 5.4.
Learn how to trigger the shutter using a spoken word word or phrase.
Learn how to trigger the shutter using a web browser.
Learn how to remotely control ControlMyCanon 5 over a network connection.
Learn how to trigger the shutter with sound.
Even More Tutorials
Shows how to configure keyboard shortcuts.
Shows how to use bulb mode.
Shows how to configure Metadata.
Post-Processing with Batch Files
Shows how to send a captured image to a batch file that you create for post-processing.
Using a Powerpoint Remote
Shows how to use an inexpensive Powerpoint remote to trigger the shutter.
Shows how to use the User Interface and Image Magnifiers.
Shows how to set the internal flash.
Setting the Clock
Shows how to set the body clock.
Using a DSUSB
Learn how to trigger the shutter with the DSUSB external trigger.
Shows how to edit the language translations.
Your answer is behind one of these three doors.
A great way to learn how to use ControlMyNikon. Just sit back and watch us set it up and use it in games.
Lots of great articles with tips and tricks on how to get the most out of ControlMyNikon.