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Usually when you see a time-lapse sequence the camera is stationary. Adding camera motion to a time lapse-shot adds noticeable depth to a scene. Maker Derek Mellott built this motion control unit for his DSLR from a cable management tray, BBQ rotisserie motor, and TI graphing calculator. [Thanks, Udi!]

6 thoughts on “Rotisserie motor time-lapse motion control unit

  1. I love the resulting movies, and something about me REALLY likes that it wasn’t done with any of the *duino’s. Not that I have anything against Arduino and it’s kin, I just like that someone figured out something like this without resorting to the ubiquitous micro-controller.

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