Unlocking the Timer Feature on Your Sony a6100 Camera

Piper O'Shanassy02 Jan 2023

The Sony a6100 is an incredibly versatile digital camera that can help you take amazing pictures in any situation. With this power comes the ability to set timer functions, allowing photographers of all levels and experience to capture those split second moments with ease. In this blog post we will discuss how to easily set a timer on the Sony a6100 so you can get snapping without missing a beat!

Introducing the Sony a6100 – an incredibly powerful camera that makes it easier than ever to take amazing photos with stunning clarity and color accuracy. With its advanced features, you can set timer functions quickly and easily on your Sony a6100. In this blog post we will discuss how to use the timer function in two scenarios: manual mode or auto exposure mode. We'll also provide tips for getting the most out of your pictures when using a timer setting on the Sony a6100 camera!

Steps to setting timer on Sony a6100

Setting a timer on your Sony a6100 doesn't have to be difficult. It's easy! Just follow these simple steps and you'll be ready for your next timed picture in no time. First, start by turning the camera dial from Auto shooting mode to Manual Shooting Mode. Then, select Timer/Remote as the Drive option using either the Menu or Scene buttons at bottom right of camera back panel. From here press Set button near center of control wheel below lens barrel followed by scrolling left to TIMER SETTING submenu on LCD display screen then use up-down keys around shutter release button (or equivalent arrow keys) until desired interval is displayed before finally pressing menu confirmation key found nextright of scroll wheel beside “set” one last time and viola–you're all set with timer enabled on Sony A6100 Camera!

Using the self-timer mode

The Sony a6100 is an excellent camera for capturing photos, whether you’re shooting family photos or professional works of art. To make sure that everyone can get into the frame and have perfect timing, it’s important to know how to set up the self-timer mode on your a6100. With this handy feature, you can capture all sorts of shots with minimal effort required from pressing down the shutter button. Setting up your timer is straightforward; simply enter Menu -> Camera Settings 1 -> Self-Timer/Remote Ctrlr., then pick from either 10 second interval or 2 seconds interval depending which photo time duration best suits what you are trying to achieve). The self-timer will now be activated for each shot taken! You never need worry about not being in any picture again - just use your Sony a6100's Self Timer Mode today!

Using the interval timer mode

If you are in the market for a camera to capture stunning photos at regular intervals, then the Sony A6100 has got you covered! The interval timer mode allows users to set their shutter speed and number of frames per shot. This makes capturing time-lapse videos or multiple shots with long exposure times easy. To enable this feature on your Sony A6100, open up the menu by pressing “Menu” button located on top of the camera body. Navigate through menus until reach Drive Mode which is inside Camera Settings 2 page (19/20). Once selected, there will be new settings including Interval Timer Shooting that allow a user to adjust shooting interval from 1 second all way up 999 hours 59 minutes and 59 seconds along with total frame count setting between 1~999 continuous frames within each single setup session. Lastly don’t forget save current settings before exiting out as well make sure desired folder location is already chosen prior entering into midst of drive mode selection process; allowing captured images being stored right where intended without any further hassle afterwards!

Using remote control shooting

Remote control shooting with the Sony a6100 can be an incredibly convenient and practical way to capture photos or videos without having to physically set up the camera. Setting up remote control shooting on your a6100 is fairly easy, as you simply need to attach the compatible wireless remote controller (sold separately) via NFC pairing. Once connected, press "menu" then select "interval timer mode". Within this menu, you will find all of the options available for setting up your desired interval timing settings such as start time/date, number of shots taken per session, interval between shoots and duration of each shoot. After adjusting these settings according to your preferences it’s just one click away from capturing amazing images!


The Sony a6100 is an excellent option for photographers who want to take remote control shooting. By using the timer feature in this camera, you can easily set up timed shots and instructions for how long your exposure should be. This allows you to capture stunning photographs without having to worry about manual settings or timing every single shot. With its wide range of features, the Sony a6100 is great choice if you're looking for a reliable way to remotely shoot photos with ease and convenience!

Piper O'Shanassy

Piper O'Shanassy

Piper grew up with a love of animals, which quickly turned into a love of photographing them. She shares her tips and tricks on photography, and hopes she can help you shortcut your expansion of a passion.

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