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So, as some of you know, I am shooting a wedding soon. I thought it'd be a cool idea to maybe setup my laptop to do some realtime slideshows as I am taking pictures and repeat the slideshow over and over throughout the night while I am moving about.

Is there a way to do this, either with an Eye-Fi card or with a wireless transmitter add-on?
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I wonder if you use your Eye-Fi card in the camera and have a slideshow set to load pictures from the SD card via Wifi.

If not then shoot pictures, let the eye-fi download them a few seconds later to a location from which a slideshow is running.
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
I wonder if you use your Eye-Fi card in the camera and have a slideshow set to load pictures from the SD card via Wifi.

If not then shoot pictures, let the eye-fi download them a few seconds later to a location from which a slideshow is running.
In regards to the second suggestion... you mean maybe during downtime, take that time to upload pictures to the computer in which a program is running a slideshow from that upload folder, and just repeat every now and then? That seems like a good idea to me.
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Eye-fi should work.

See the guide here: http://www.eye.fi/event-tips

Good luck!
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Eye-fi should work.

See the guide here: http://www.eye.fi/event-tips

Good luck!
Awesome. That was a great page. I will definitely need to grab a couple of these.
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Quick question about these Eye-Fi cards, if anyone knows...

So, it only works on Wifi. Does this mean in order to do an event slideshow as you're taking pictures, I should bring a wireless router that I can connect my laptop to as well as the EyeFi card? It won't have internet connection, but there would be a wireless network that both devices are connected to. Does that sound right?
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Quick question about these Eye-Fi cards, if anyone knows...

So, it only works on Wifi. Does this mean in order to do an event slideshow as you're taking pictures, I should bring a wireless router that I can connect my laptop to as well as the EyeFi card? It won't have internet connection, but there would be a wireless network that both devices are connected to. Does that sound right?

You can use ad-hoc provided the devices aren't too far apart from one another biggrin.gif
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