Category Archives: Cameras

Digital Electronic Peephole!

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Here’s another useful gadget for the home, especially if you tend to leave your wife and kids alone while you are at work, a digital electronic peephole that lets you see your visitors at the push of a button via its LCD.

Traditional peepholes had the problem that sometimes your visitors can tell if someone is home or not, this one effectively solves that problem by using a camera and LCD.

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Logitech 1080P HD C910 Webcam Review!

Logitech 1080P HD C910 Webcam Review

Are you looking for a new webcam that can perhaps take full 1080P videos, talk to your friends on Skype in 720P HD, or perhaps just for adding some HD security camera?

Well, I just received the Logitech 1080P HD C910 webcam (for mainly taking videos of myself for my YouTube channel) but it’s a pretty good HD webcam if not the best one you can get right now for the money spent, under $100.

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How to Build a Portable DIY Face Detection System for under $30!

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For those of you who want to build a portable DIY face detection system (without the use of full-sized computers/laptops/netbooks), engineering students at Cornell university have come up with a simple solution using an Atmel ATmega644 8-bit microcontroller, a C3088 camera module with an OmniVision OV6620 CMOS image sensor, Atmel’s AT45DB321D Serial Dataflash, a Varitronix MDLS16264 LCD module for output, a 9-volt battery, and a small wooden s

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DSLR Hack – How to Make a DSLR Wireless Transmitter!

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No more do you need to spend thousands on DSLR wireless transmitters.

Why?

You can get a USB wireless kit with receiver and transmitter then connect the transmitter to your DSLR via

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How to Make Ring Flash!

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For those of you who want to use a ring flash for the purpose of mirroring ring lights in someone’s eyes, here’s a dirty, cheap ring flash you can make with some LED lights and cardboard.

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Best Camcorder for Snowboarding!

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The other day, I bought HatCam so I can use it while snowboarding but was researching further because HatCam seemed to be a bit flimsy for snowboarding needs.  Anyways, after couple hours of researching online plus watching the video quality people uploaded on YouTube, I found the perfect camcorder for snowboarding, the GoPro HD.

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HatCam HC10 Review!

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Last year, I tried to take some videos of myself snowboarding, well it didn’t work out well because I had to keep holding the camera.  This year, I plan to change that so I bought this HatCam HC10

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DSLR/Camcorder DIY – How to Make a Skater Dolly Using PVC Pipes!

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Ever since I started hanging (I mean actually visiting them at job sites) out with my plumber friends at Sewer Specialists, they’ve been teaching me awful a lot including how easy it is to get some PVC piping together.   Well, here’s a cool skate dolly you can use for those action reels you are working on and save a bunch of money over retail.

Just like any other camera movement, using the table-top dolly takes a little practice to get smooth. Use it to circle, or describe an arc, around or past an objec

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Canon G12!

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Although I wouldn’t trade anything for the quality photos and 1080P HD videos I can take on my Canon EOS 7D, I have always been searching for a smaller point-and-shoot camera that could do the job just as well.

The Canon G12 was just announced today, bringing 720P HD (whereas Canon G11 didn’t).  Still, I would really love to see Canon bring more features like 1080P HD recording and manual focusing.  That would really make me jump on the wagon.

Still, this is a really great camera to get, perhaps I need to give them out when it’s available on the mar

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Canon Powershot S95 Review!

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For those of you who want the best quality photos period without resorting to a full-fledged DSLR or even hybrid DSLR cameras, your best bet is to go with the Canon Powershot S95, which is the predecessor to Canon powershot S90.

Certainly, this is the “best” point-and-shoot camera on the market today for taking photos.  I meant “photos” here and if you are looking for something else like videos, there are other cameras you s

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