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Making a Wired Remote Trigger
˛Making a Wired Remote Trigger
How Does a Remote Trigger Work?
Drilling the Case
Soldering the Wires
Fitting the Pieces Together
Making a Delay Trigger
Circuit Diagram
Soldering the Trigger Interface
Modifying the Camera Case
Reassembling the Camera
Extending the Remote Switch
Tools You Need
Making the Tripod Socket
Measuring the Base of the Camera
Cutting the New Base
Understanding Unconverted Real Sensor Data
Enabling Raw Mode on Nikon COOLPIX
Getting the Software
Setting Raw Diagnostics Mode
Capturing Raw Files
Watch Out for Side-Effects
Enabling Raw Mode on Casio Digital Cameras
Enabling Raw Mode on QV-3500EX
Enabling Raw Mode on Exilim P600, Exilim P700, and Exilim EX-Z55
Decoding Raw Files
Getting the Decoder Software
Creating the Decoder Executable for DOS and Windows
Compiling the Decoder for Linux
Running the Decoder
Automating the Decoder with Batch Processing
Interfacing to SLRs
˛Interfacing to SLRs
Canon DR-400 Pin-Out Diagram
Cutting the Cable
Wiring the Connectors
Interfacing to Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras
Making the Fake Battery
Building the Connector
Modifying the Camera
Making a Portable Battery Pack
Hacking the Lenmar Mach 1 Speed Charger Battery Adapter Plates
Learning Commands from a Camera Remote
Using Nevo with Your Camera
Programming Nevo with Your Camera’s Remote
Using Total Remote with Your Camera
Programming Total Remote with Your Camera’s Remote
Using Pre-Made Remote Files from the Internet
Getting the Hacked Firmware
Getting the Official Digital Rebel Firmware
Updating the Camera Firmware
Copy the Firmware to a CompactFlash Card
Installing the Firmware onto the Digital Rebel
Using the Hacked Firmware
High Speed Shooting at ISO 3200
Auto-Focus Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation (FEC)
Review Enhancement
Custom Functions
Known Issues
Non-Functional Custom Functions
Reverting to Canon’s Firmware
Understanding Magnification
Understanding Perspective
Using Wide-Angle Lenses
Using Telephoto Lenses
Filter Thread
Mounting Thread
Step-Up and Step-Down Rings
Mounting to a Point-and-Shoot Camera
Mounting to an SLR Lens
Mounting to a Camcorder
Parts You Need
˛Parts You Need
Measuring and Cutting the Pipe
Test Fitting
Gluing Everything Together
Trying Out the Lens Adapter
Using a P&S Camera like an SLR
Understanding Lens Elements andGroups
Reconfiguring the Cokin 0.5x Wide-Angle Lens
Disassembling the Lens
Reconfiguring the Lens Elements
What’s Next?
Why Does It Work?
˛Why Does It Work?
Making the Pinhole Lens
Parts and Tools You Need
Measuring the Cap
Drilling the Preliminary Hole
Creating a Pinhole Using a Needle
Trying It Out
Lens Comparison
Shooting with the Pinhole Lens
Focal Length
Determining Exposure Time
Tips on Shooting a Pinhole Photograph
The Problem
˛The Problem
Jury-Rigging the Lens
Modifying the Lens Permanently
Modifying the Lens Mount
Manual Adapter
Automatic Adapter
Optional Tools
Making a Manual Adapter
Disassembling the Sacrificial T-Mount Adapter
Gluing the Reversing Ring to the T-Mount
Making an Automatic Adapter
Dismantling the Sacrificial Extension Tubes
Modifying the Extension Tubes
Threading the Ribbon Cable
Putting the Reverse Macro Adapter Together
Gluing the Step-Down Ring
Trying Out Your Adapters
Lens Selection
Hacking Away
Sawing the Plastic Mount
Reassemble the Lens
Trying the Lens on EOS SLRs
Digital SLRs
Full-Frame SLRs
Physical Characteristics
Circular Screw-On Filters
Square and Rectangle Filters
Gelatin Filters
Putting a Filter Thread on an Accessory Lens
Gluing the Step-Up Ring to the Lens
Making Filters Out of Plain Glass
Diffusion Filters
Fog Filter
Color Filters
Star Filter
Infrared Filter
Understanding the Light Spectrum
Can My Camera Shoot Infrared Photographs?
Infrared Photography with Film
Digital Infrared Photography
How Well Does Your Digital Camera Perceive Infrared Light?
Shooting Infrared Photographs
Enhancing Infrared Photography with Filters
Compensating Exposure for Filters
Bracketing Your Shots
Focusing on the Subject
Using a Larger Depth-of-Field
Picking a Color Mode
Color Infrared
Manipulating the Resulting Photograph
Black and White
Exclusive IR Cameras
˛Exclusive IR Cameras
Understanding the IR-Blocking Filter
Modifying Your Digital Camera
Converting the Sony DSC-P92 to Infrared
Testing the Infrared Digital Camera
Shooting Visible Light with an IR Camera
Taking Apart the Child Safety Bracket
Drilling the Mounting Plate
Assembling the Car Camera Mount
Installing the Camera Mount in Your Car
Possible Enhancement
Removing the Headrest
Sizing the Camera Mount
Drilling the Holes
Test-Fitting the Camera Mount
Many Different “Bikes” Out There
Security Is Key
Buy or Build?
Videotape, Film, and Motion Aren’t Always Compatible
Commercial Camera Mount Manufacturers
Do-It-Yourself Projects on the Web
Adding a Spycam
Converting the Light Mount and Mount the Camera
Connecting a 9V Battery to a Wireless Camera
Storing the Video Receiver and Video Recorder
Plugging the Video Receiver into the Battery Pack
Plugging the Video Receiver into the Video Recorder
Build or Buy?
˛Build or Buy?
Tripods versus Stabilizers
Still Photography versus Video Stabilization
Building Your Own Steady Cam Stabilizer
Assembling the Handle
Drilling the End Caps
Building the Camera Mount
Adding the Counterweight
Putting It All Together
Using Your Steady Cam
How Do Flashes Work?
Hot Lights versus Flash Brackets
Does Shutter Speed Matter with Digital Cameras?
Building the Bracket
Cutting the Aluminum into Strips
Preparing the First Aluminum Strip
Preparing the Second and Third Strips
Attaching Ball Sockets
Attaching Bracket to Tripod
Using the Bracket
Mechanical Operation
Photography with a Home Studio Light
White Balance
Making the Modification
Using the Adapter
MuVo Models
Downloading the Firmware
Which Firmware Version Should I Use?
Disassembling the MuVo2
Taking the Case Apart
Removing the Microdrive
Substituting CF Cards
Booting Up
Using the Microdrive
Overview of the Rio Carbon
Disassembling the Device
Removing the Drive
Putting the Device Back Together
Installing Firmware
Installing a Different Microdrive
Using the 5GB Microdrive in Your Digital Camera
Why It Might Not Work with Your Digital Camera
Disassembling the iPod mini
Getting Inside the Enclosure
Putting the iPod mini Back Together
Resetting the iPod mini
Updating the Firmware
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Published by: Kevin Caballa on Feb 19, 2012
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