Walkie-talkie actuator lets everyone pose without rushing for a timer. Thanks go to Tom Rodgers for the original article in MAKE, Volume 15

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  • shotgunner

    I wonder why this application needed an “8 second” delay? Since the photographer is in the picture he could simply say cheese and trigger the shutter button. Even is it is a group photo this works as he is part of the group.

    I ask because getting everyone happy at the same time after a delay has never worked for me. Always someone blinks or talks or has a grimace or something. Simple “say cheese” and snap has a much higher success rate.

    No matter the method, always make in camera dupes or triples.

  • Unclegummers

    This idea is perfect for aerial photos from this old kite that my grandfather owns. Its a kite that looks like a bunch of pyramids stacked on-top of each other. One time we flew this thing we had a government official pay us a visit, claiming we were coming up on military radar.