Things I’ve done in my free time

Category Archives: Photography

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I used an Arduino Uno to create a noise triggered flash…

February 1, 2016
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…so that I could take photos of balloons popping.  The action of the balloon popping is too fast for the shutter speed on most cameras. The balloon has already popped before the camera shutter opens and closes for the photo. Therefore, I need a camera that has a Bulb mode (see here for an explanation of […]

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I made another Xmas card

December 1, 2015
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Everyone seemed to really enjoy the last Xmas card that I made so I decided to do it again. This time, we took a bunch of photos in different positions (140 to be exact) and then I used photoshop to combine the best ones together into one picture…   

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I learned how to do light writing

January 1, 2015
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Light writing is basically long exposure photography where you use a torch or similar light source to write a short message that will appear in your photo. It requires a digital SLR camera which has a Bulb mode on it. It also requires a tripod and a torch. If you want to have a subject […]

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I made Xmas cards

December 1, 2014
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We decided to make our own Christmas cards to send out to family and friends. We thought it would be appreciated more than a stock standard card. Plus it was great fun making them.