Photogate Camera/Flash Trigger

This post has been moved to our new site at www.photobuilds.com: it can now be found here. For now the diagrams and photos have been retained so you can see if the end product is of interest, but the full post with software download can be found by following the link above.

Arduino Drop Controller

This post has been moved to our new site at www.photobuilds.com: it can now be found here. For now the photos have been retained so you can see if the end product is of interest, but the full post, with software download, can be found by following the link above.

Arduino Basics

Several of my photography builds are based on the Arduino, as it provides a very versatile and low-cost platform that mostly avoids having to design discrete electronics for basic sensing and timing functions. Getting set up to build with an Arduino is very simple and doesn’t need a background in electronics or computing. However, starting out can be a bit daunting if you’ve never used one before, so this is a quick guide to what …

PIR Camera Trigger

This post has been moved to our new site at www.photobuilds.com: it can be found here. For now the photos have been retained so you can see if the end product is of interest, but the full post can be found by following the link above. And the associated circuit diagram is shown below: