Archive for October, 2009

DIY Camera Controller – Parts Lists – Part 2

Friday, October 30th, 2009

So what do you need to get started, a few basic tools, a slack handful of electronic components, an Arduino, big jar of instant coffee…

This list is not the complete list of everything, there will be some other minor components required and I will update the list with further details as I work through the build. The components not included in the list will be cheap bits and pieces costing less than a quid so the build cost is not going to rocket skyward 😉

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DIY Camera Controller – Part 1

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Splash - My new microprocessor camera controller 11Interested in High Speed Photography? What about wildlife photography? Or time lapse photography? If you are here is a gem of a DIY project for the brave among you..

This project is to build a computerised camera controller which you can use to photograph fast moving events such as water drop splashes or balloons bursting, capture wildlife automatically or take time lapse sequences such as flowers opening or a house being built!

Skills you will need to have (or learn!) are soldering, identifying electronic components, making coffee or suitable alternative, ability to donate loads a money to my paypal account – Well, last one is optional actually 😀

So, if you are interested read on, if not bog off and find something else to do..

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