Category Archives: Camera Module

Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Create A Raspberry Pi Video Capture Unit – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this set of articles I explained how I made a simple video recording device with the Raspberry Pi, a camera module and a plastic case. It’s simple enough to be mounted wherever you … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Create A Raspberry Pi Video Capture Unit – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 I’ll explain how you can install the Python software and get your own Video Capture Unit up and running.

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Create A Raspberry Pi Video Capture Unit – Part 1

One hundred and fifty posts later I decided I should really complete a project I’ve been thinking about ever since I got my first Pi. That is a simple video capture unit that would be able to record video, in a … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoProtoCam – A Camera Module Prototyping Board For The Pi

Richard from AveragemanVsRaspberryPi has kindly sent me a preview version of his new camera module prototyping board. This board aims to make it even easier to create camera based projects on the Pi. The camera is attached to the board … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoSimple Raspberry Pi Camera Photo Gallery Using PHP

There are a lot of Raspberry Pi camera projects out there that capture photos. Obviously. I’ve found a nice PHP script that lets you view these photos directly from the Pi via a web browser. The script is called “Single … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoQuick And Dirty Experiments With Infrared Illumination

As soon as I ordered some Pi NoIR camera modules I also ordered some bits and pieces for testing. This included some standard IR LEDs and a couple of cheap IR CCTV illuminators. These would allow me to test with … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoPi NoIR Infrared Camera Module For Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi camera has been available for a while now and it has resulted in plenty of camera based projects. Like many camera modules it is fitted with an infrared (IR) filter which is there to improve overall image … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoPiPan Pan And Tilt Mechanism For Raspberry Pi Camera

The OpenElectrons “PiPan” is a pan and tilt mechanism for the Raspberry Pi Camera Module. I’ve used the Pi camera in a few projects but this is the first bit of commercial Pi camera hardware I’ve had the chance to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoMacro Photography With The Raspberry Pi Camera Module

In a recent article I mentioned how you can add cheap interchangeable lenses to your Raspberry Pi camera to make it more versatile. I’ve now played around with the macro lens and thought I’d show you a set of photos … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoGromit Unleashed – Field Testing The Raspberry Pi Camera

It was a lovely summer’s day in Bristol and something slightly unusual was going on in town. 80 Gromit statues were being deployed as part of the “Gromit Unleashed” public art exhibition. This is a charity event led by Aardman … Continue reading

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