Category: Lifehack

  • Lessons learned from Timelapsing with the CHDK

    I wrote earlier on about my contact with CHDK and how I tried to do some time lapses. I was fascinated how easy this technique is and how powerful the visualizations are. I had my first failures and I did some of them again. I will return to this point at the end.

  • Catching a lightning made easy

    Motion detection is one of the features most cameras lack. There is some kind of trigger for taking group pictures by waving. But that’s it. If you own a Canon point and shoot and have already installed the CHDK, you will easily find a script on the CHDK page. I wanted to give it a […]

  • Low budget macro photography

    Did you ever want to create one of these gigantic macros without cropping your pictures? It is only a question of time until you find mentions of a retro adapter. A retro adapter is a adapter attached to your lens so you can use it the other way around. The adapter fits the end where […]

  • Analog revival

    I love digital tools. Who doesn’t? Since the rise of the smart phone the use of digital calendars and – even more important – synchronizing them is easier than ever before. And still: The trend to do something analog remains.