Category Archives: Digital Cameras

DSLR Flash Hack – How to Make Xbee Controlled DSLR Flash!

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Xbee is an embedded wireless module that can easily be hacked to do many things including being used as a wireless DSLR flash.

This guy’s circuit is rather simple and if you’ve got some soldering skills, I don’t see why not you can make a DSLR flash on a budget rather than spend

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House Season Finale Shot with Canon 5D Mark II!

I guess House Season Finale was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II DSLR camera!  That’s amazing, see the interview where they are saying DSLRs are the future!  I will be watching House Season Finale, it’s gonna be interesting for sure.

@MVRamunno: What is the difference in how it looks on a TV screen compared to a regular camera?

Greg Yaitanes: richer. shallow focus pulls the actors faces to forground [sic]

@o

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Lucasfilm Experimenting with DSLR cameras for Theater Movies!

Here’s some interesting news that the folks at Lucasfilm are experimenting with DSLR camera for theater movies. I for one have bought a Canon 7D couple months back and have to say it’s a great piece of camera that can shoot some really good 1080P HD footages.

Rick and Mike had

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“CLOAK” DSLR Camera Bag!

You know the feeling when you lug your HUGE DSLR camera around public to take pictures, people treat you like a professional photographer plus they will do things like move away from your DSLR’s camera angle when your whole purpose was to take a secret picture of those people in the first place.

Well, there’s a bag for that, it’s called “CLOAK” DSLR camera bag that lets you carry your DSLR and also take pictures without taking your camera out of the bag.

How cool it that?

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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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Photography DIY – How to Make a Flash Bracket!

For those of you looking for better flash bracket solutions, you might want to try Brent’s DIY flash bracket, which according to him, helps your wireless sensor remains unobstructed:

The point of this bracket vs. directly mounting the flash the umbrella adapter? It’s simple – the optical wireless sensor remains unobstructed. For instance, when using my ProKit softbox, the wireless sensor on the Speedlite is blocked, so getting the pre-flash signal to it is a challenge. But with this bracket, the softbox goes on, and the sensor is lying back there free and clear,

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DSLR Hack – How to Build a Nintendo DS DSLR Camera Controller!

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I know that DSLR camera controllers can come in handy when it comes to shooting photos period but do you really want to spend hundreds of dollars on commercial camera controllers that come with presets that you cannot change?

There’s a hack for that, you can build yourself a Nintendo DS DSLR camera controller.  You will first have to start by making a DIY interface cable but once that’s done, you can take advantage of the fr

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Olympus PEN E-PL1 Hybrid DSLR Camera Review!

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The new Olympus PEN E-PL1 hybrid DSLR camera is now available on Amazon for $599.99.  This Olympus E-PL1 camera features interchange-able 4/3 lenses, 720P HD video shooting at 30fps, and probably would be a great digital camera for those of you who don’t want a full-fledged DSLR camera but tired of using point-and-shoot cameras.  Also, you might want to wait around until Samsung NX10

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64GB SanDisk SD Card!

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For those of you who are still on 32GB SD cards and you still have not enough room for all your photos/videos on your digital camera/DSLR, you will be happy to learn that SanDisk just launched their new 64GB SDXC Card with 15MB/s read/write speeds.  This one is actually called “SDXC” so make sure your camera supports “SDXC” beforeh

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Lens Hack – How to Hack Pentax K-Mount Lenses to Canon DSLRs!

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For those of you DSLR-addicts out there like me, you might be happy to learn that there’s a way to hack Pentax K-mount lenses to fit your Canon DSLRs. Since Pentax K-mount lenses are much cheaper than auto-focus lenses out there, you might be able to save a bunch of money by buying and hacking these K-mount lenses to fit your Canon DSLR.

I think I will actually try this myself with my Canon 7d soon.

Enjoy bokeh heaven with an easy supply of fast prime lenses at prices that are a fraction

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