How To – time-lapse photos with Canon SLRs & Arduino

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How To – time-lapse photos with Canon SLRs & Arduino


Shooting time-lapse photos would seem a simple task for today’s modern imaging equipment – but in most circumstances a pricey ‘intervalometer’ device is necessary. Have no fear, Arduino user LordYo is on the case.

I’ve built an intervalometer for Canon SLR cameras (e.g. EOS 300-400, DigitalRebel) based on Arduino. I call it the Intervaluino. If you want to build one yourself, I’ve posted circuit schematics, component list, code, photos, and an explanation on my blog

Intervaluino: A DIY Intervalometer for your Canon SLR

4 thoughts on “How To – time-lapse photos with Canon SLRs & Arduino

  1. n3rd1 says:

    Or … you could just buy a lower level Canon that has CHDK compatability and shoot intervals to your hearts content. Among about a thousand other things that the slr’s can’t do.

    CHDK Rules!

  2. Collin Cunningham says:

    @ n3rd1: indeed – my lumix is way jealous!

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