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.


 

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.

Emulate Slit Scan Photography for Beautifully Weird Images

Emulate Slit Scan Photography for Beautifully Weird Images

Slit scan photography is an interesting technique that yields abstract and beautiful results.

Edible Innovations: Using Drones for DIY Agricultural Monitoring Systems

Edible Innovations: Using Drones for DIY Agricultural Monitoring Systems

Suman Ghimire is creating better agricultural yields in Nepal by flying drones with hacked cameras that can identify diseased plants.