The Digital Eye

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.


 

DJI's Tiny Osmo Pocket Camera Looks Good For Stablized Project Documenting

DJI’s Tiny Osmo Pocket Camera Looks Good For Stablized Project Documenting

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 […]

Make a Macro Lens for Your Phonecam from an Old Camera

Make a Macro Lens for Your Phonecam from an Old Camera

Repurpose the lens from an unused digital camera into a close-up lens for your smart phone.

Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Improving your shots with a motorized camera slider doesn't have to be complicated! Follow Jeremy Cook's lead and cobble something custom together.

Capture Moving Timelapse Video with this Motion Control Camera Slider

Capture Moving Timelapse Video with this Motion Control Camera Slider

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.

Becky Stern's Retro Raspberry Pi Tumblr GIF Camera

Becky Stern’s Retro Raspberry Pi Tumblr GIF Camera

This great project puts a clever animated gif-making apparatus into a vintage camera housing, and uploads the results to a Tumblr page.