EOS Rebel K2 : How to set long (bulb) exposures.

Article ID: ART123715 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to set long (bulb) exposures


A bulb exposure starts when you press the shutter button completely and ends when you release the shutter button. Bulb exposures are useful when long exposure are required for night scenes, fireworks, heavenly bodies, etc.

Turn the Command Dial to <M>

Set the shutter speed to "BULB"

  • Turn the dial until "BULB" is displayed on the LCD panel
  • "BULB" follows "30"

Select the desired aperture

  • Hold down the <Av+/-> button and turn the main dial

Start the bulb exposure

  • Press and hold down the shutter button
  • During the bulb exposure, "BULB" blinks on the LCD panel
  • The bulb exposure continues as long as you hold down the shutter button



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