Whether you are using a smartphone or DSLR camera, there are times when you need to use the self-timer feature of the camera for triggering shots. With the variety of devices these days and their own camera control software, this is no longer as standard and easy to find as pulling the spring loaded self timer lever from decades ago.
In this guide, I will show you how to set the self-timer on your android phone, Apple iPhone, tablet and DSLR/ Mirrorless camera. I will also share situations when you should use self-timer for capturing pictures. You will learn that most of the uses are not for taking selfies.