Triggertrap v1 and Nikon D5100

I can't get the Triggertrap v1 to trigger my D5100 via IRremote, although the camera responds to a normal ir trigger and triggering by cable also works. Turns out the thing is just broken. Can I get the time back I spent on this?

metering methods

Nicandra physaloides Learned from Joe McNally: if I put the D5100 on center weighted metering the background gets brighter. The difference between spot metering and matrix metering seems to be quite small, though. Eschscholzia californica