In 1500, a clock was a machine that filled a room in a tower. Today, clocks are built into almost every machine we make. The same thing is happening to the camera: we’ve come from the camera obscura to the modern smartphone and are fast approaching a world in which everything we build can see. Now is the time to start planning for what we’ll make of it.
A few years ago, the only options for camera stabilizers were awkward rigs that required carefully balanced passive gimbals, or clunky, large weights strapped to the bottom of a camera to add shake-reducing mass. As the drone industry has pushed micro-gimbal technology forward, it’s fascinating to see it become implemented in tinier and cheaper platforms. […]
- Posted by Mike Senese | November 28th, 2018 12:53 PM
Repurpose the lens from an unused digital camera into a close-up lens for your smart phone.
- Posted by Gareth Branwyn | June 4th, 2018 11:17 AM
The best way to take your timelapse videos to the next level is to have the camera move while it's capturing the video. It's tricky but can be done.
- Posted by Tyler Winegarner | November 21st, 2017 7:00 AM
This great project puts a clever animated gif-making apparatus into a vintage camera housing, and uploads the results to a Tumblr page.
- Posted by Mike Senese | October 27th, 2017 8:07 AM