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This low-cost motion control rig helps capture high-quality shots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — May 25th, 2021 Being a camera operator is tough. Having to move the camera and maintain a smooth motion can be tricky, and the speed at which it’s done is never consistent. That’s what prompted Andy to create his own motorized robotic camera rig that can move in up to four different axes simultaneously. The camera […]

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Automate analogue film scanning with Raspberry Pi and LEGO

Reading Time: 2 minutes This automated analogue film scanner runs on a Raspberry Pi and LEGO bricks. BenjBez took to Reddit to share this incredible lockdown project, which makes processing film photographs easier. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FegPnVco0Qc?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] Video by Benjamin Bezine Benj explains: “When doing analog photography, scanning is the most painful part – RoboScan tries to make the whole workflow […]

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Raspberry Pi auto-uploads camera images with PiPhoto

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture the scene – you’ve just returned from an amazing trip armed with hundreds of photos. You don’t want to lose those memories. However, you also don’t want to spend the next three hours uploading and organising them. An automated solution Lou Kratz spends pretty much every weekend capturing his adventures on camera. But he […]

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This system lets you take close-up photos of water droplets with a DSLR camera

Reading Time: 2 minutes This system lets you take close-up photos of water droplets with a DSLR camera Arduino Team — December 16th, 2020 Rain comes and goes, but as shown in alexpikkert’s water droplet photography write-up, the exact moment of impact can look spectacular when magnified. Capturing that, however, takes a specialized system — and his latest build facilitates shots […]

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Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera takes photos through thousands of straws

Reading Time: 3 minutes Adrian Hanft is our favourite kind of maker: weird. He’s also the guy who invented the Lego camera, 16 years ago. This time, he spent more than a year creating what he describes as “one of the strangest cameras you may ever hear about.” What? Looks normal from here. Massive, but normal What’s with all […]

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Instaframe: image recognition meets Instagram

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bringing the digital photo frame into an even more modern age than the modern age it already resides in, Sean Tracey uses image recognition and social media to update his mother on the day-to-day happenings of her grandkids. Sharing social media content “Like every grandmother, my mum dotes on her grandchildren (the daughter and son of […]

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Stereoscopic photography with StereoPi and a Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes StereoPi allows users to attached two Camera Modules to their Raspberry Pi Compute Module — it’s a great tool for building stereoscopic cameras, 360º monitors, and virtual reality rigs. StereoPi draft 1 No Description My love for stereoscopic photography goes way back My great-uncle Eric was a keen stereoscopic photographer and member of The Stereoscopic Society. […]

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SelfieBot: taking and printing photos with a smile

Reading Time: 3 minutes Does your camera giggle and smile as it takes your photo? Does your camera spit out your image from a thermal printer? No? Well, Sophy Wong’s SelfieBot does! Raspberry Pi SelfieBot: Selfie Camera with a Personality SelfieBot is a project Kim and I originally made for our booth at Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2017. Now, […]

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3D Printed Camera Combines 35mm Film with Sony Lenses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Coming soon to a crowdfunding platform near you, Lex is a protoype 3D printed camera that shoots 35mm film using modern Sony lenses. Alexander Gee, a programmer and engineer based in Austin, Texas, has been developing a 3D printed camera body that shoots with modern Sony lenses using 35mm film. It’s called Lex. “There is […]

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Finalists Of The 15th Smithsonian Photo Competition 2017 Have Been Announced, And They’re Stunning

Reading Time: 14 minutes It’s that time of the year again, when The Smithsonian Magazine announces the finalists of their hotly contested photo contest. Year after year, the contest continues to blow us away with the quality of entrants, with only the cream of the crop qualifying as the 60 finalists, narrowed down from over 48,000 submissions. The submissions […]

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Three Little Sisters Recreate Oscar-Nominated Movie Scenes With Their Mom, And We Can’t Get Enough

Reading Time: 5 minutes “One family’s journey through the best picture nominees.” This is how the author of “Don’t call me Oscar” herself describes the project. Seven years ago Maggie Storino, a mother-of-three, received a black tutu for her baby girl and took a picture of it, inspired by the Oscar-nominated movie “Black Swan.” The feedback was amazing, and […]

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ELLE Brazil Recreates 5 Iconic Paintings With Real People, And The Results Are Impressive

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve seen many recreations of famous artwork over the last couple of years, each time breathing new life into all-too-familiar landscapes. The purpose of each recreation differs from one another, bringing out the details and ideas one might not have noticed before. The team behind ELLE Brasil decided to pay a tribute to the most […]

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A Lifetime In 60 Seconds

Reading Time: 2 minutes If there’s one thing skin care ads aren’t famous for, it’s honesty. A Norwegian pharmacy is doing away with all the airbrushing and editing for their latest campaign, however, and they’ve produced a poignant video that shows ‘getting older’ in a new light. ‘A Lifetime in 60 Seconds,’ a collaborative project between Vitus Apotek and […]

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38 Stunning Black & White Celebrity Portraits By The Late Katy Barry Reveal The Intimate Side Of Famous Women

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Letting someone take your picture involves a degree of trust and confidence that I don’t have,” the late photographer Kate Barry said. You may not know her name, but even though she is no longer with us, Barry is still adored in the worlds of fashion, music, and film. The British-born artist photographed for Vogue, […]