Category Archives: Cameras

1080P HD WebCam Review!

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For those of you aspiring YouTubers out there who constantly chatter in front of your computer to upload your daily shows, there’s a better alternative than using a camcorder, the 1080P HD webcam from Logitech!, the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910.

This little beast can be easily attached to LCD displays and laptops featuring an auto-focus, precision Carl Zeiss lens, built-in noise-cancelling mics for stereo H

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Point-N-Shoot Hack – How to Add Camera Filter to Your Point and Shoot Camera!

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For those of you who can’t carry your DSLR everywhere because you’ve got a ton of luggage and you are traveling at least half way around the world, I still urge you to carry your DSLR with you.

Now, if you absolutely can’t, you can resort to your emergency point-and-shoot camera. Of course, if you want to hack a polarizing filter on there, there’s a camera filter calculator that calculates the exact distance you will need your filter to be placed from the camera’s lens.

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Droid X Takes Videos in Complete Darkness!

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The Droid X is so good it can take videos while you take a crap in total darkness! #hahaha

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Hat Cam, the Perfect Flip Mino Camera Mount!

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For those of you with a Flip Mino and want some freedom from shooting videos with your hands, Hat Cam may just be perfect for your needs.  This should work well also with most lightweight point-and-shoot cameras.

Hatcam Mounting System allows you to capture everything you hear and see, all while having both hands free. With our Hatcam Kit, experiences that would be just a mem

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Light Painting Hack – How to Light Paint!

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Light painting is a method of over-exposing your camera to capture light in the most creative way you can imagine.

The folks at freddiew.com have a great tutorial guide on how to do this, read up on it here.

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Wall Socket Spy Camera!

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Need a cheap home/office surveillance device?  Get the Wall Socket Spy Camera from USB Geek, only $40 plus you can set it so it’s voice-activated to record thieves and get your stuff back when your house is robbed.

Manual or automatic voice-activated working mode LED Status Indicator Support MicroSD, T-Flash Card and MicroSDHC up to 8GB Video and audio recording function Easy to install and use, involve minimum installation Electronic shutter control ON / OFF switch Low power consumption, p

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Camera Hack – How to Make a Glide Track Camera Mount!

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For those of you YouTubers who are trying to make the next viral videos and quit your job, here’s a great glide track camera mount you can make for shooting those moving scenes.  Brilliant!

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Quantum Cellphone Camera Image Sensors could Yield DSLR like Photos in year 2011!

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For those of you who have been limited by your cellphone’s camera capabilities, such as low-resolution and the inability to take great low-light shots, you might be happy to learn that a company called InVisage has just introduced their new line of camera image sensors, which could easily yield up to 12 mega-pixel cellphone cameras with the added ability to take better photos under low-light conditions.

“This is entirely different from the type of image sensors that we have right now,” says Tom Hausken, d

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Filming Hack – How to Make a DIY Camera Crane!

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I have always been fascinated by overhead shots that seems to rise from bottom or drop from the top (see the intro of this video).  You will need some sort of camera crane to make this happen.

Instead of overspending on new equipment, you can learn to make your own DIY Camera Crane using some wood and a bucket to offset the weight of your camcorder/camera.

What a great idea, this is something I am definitely making for my future videos.

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Webcam Hack – How to Add Zoom to your WebCam!

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For those of you looking for some additional zoom-in on your webcam, you might want to try simply adding some reading glasses. This is probably the cheapest way to get a zoom webcam if you have some old reading glasses around.

The focus was a problem for closeups, so I cut a pair of dollar-store +3 reading glasses in half and wrapped the earpiece around the back of the webcam. With a little encouragement it clips the lens over the flat part of the webcam’s orb where the lens peeks

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