I’m not a model hater by any means. But sometimes it is easier, cheaper, and more convenient to BYOM. That’s Be Your Own Model for those that don’t know. Does your camera have a timer? Does it have a remote control possibilities? Then you’re set. Just make sure when you try this Hitchcock like stuff that you keep your Jedi sensing powers on your equipment so it doesn’t vanish into an opportunistic thief’s possession.