The addition of the green seamless background has been a huge improvement since the white tabletop and black parts create way too much contrast for good pictures.
Closeups use a Cannon macro lens.
A Manfrotto/Bogen variable-friction articulated arm and table clamp provide convenient hands-free photography using manual focus and the self-timer.
Here is what the shop looks like when it is setup for photography. There is no camera on the arm because I'm using it to take these pictures.RadioShack 274-298) on one end and #22 solid copper pigtails on the other.
A Cyboard will see the camera as a high going low when either focus or shutter is activated. Here we've fed shutter into ValueFilterMeter which has measured modest sutter lag.NegativeTransform are suitable for activating focus and sutter on the camera. I've trigger the camera with a photocell driving an AnalogKnobConverter by connecting it as follows:
photocell -> analog -> negative -> shutterI wouldn't have plugged my camera into my computers if I hadn't read this circuit first.
|Last edited April 13, 2010
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