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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Canon camera hacks


Some pretty cool functionality available for my SD1000 camera, including unlimited interval time-lapse photography. 

If you're using a consumer grade point-and-shoot Canon digital camera, you've got hardware in hand that can support advanced features way beyond what shipped in the box. With the help of a free, open source project called CHDK, you can get features like RAW shooting mode, live RGB histograms, motion-detection, time-lapse, and even games on your existing camera. Let's transform your point-and-shoot into a super camera just by adding a little special sauce to its firmware.

Camera Hacks: Turn Your Point-and-Shoot into a Super-Camera

I'm James Sulak, a software developer in Houston, Texas.

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