Monthly Archives: December 2008

Link to new time lapse video

Here is the link to the video of the drive in the snow storm.
 
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We did get the expected storm

We did get the storm we were expecting.  I had to go out with all the people that have forgotten how to drive in the snow.
I set up my camera on a small tripod on the dash and took a series of time lapse images using CHDK and a script.  I set it up to take 1 image a second and it ran the alkaline batteries dead.  I have turned them into a quicktime movie that I will upload to youtube in a little while and I will post the link here.

Looks like we might get some snow this weekend.

I am sitting here listening to the wind howl outside as a storm is moving in…
The weather guessers as predicting snow in Reno this weekend.  I would like to see some to find out how my digital camera handles it.
 
I will upload a couple more photos over the weekend.
 
 

Video on this page

The video on this page is a time lapse series of pictures that cover a 10 minute period.
They were taken one afternoon with my Canon A720IS with the CHDK software and a script to take time lapse photos.
The video is timed to 1 second is 1 minute of real time.
 
I plan on doing several similar projects in the future. 

Camera that I currently use.

I am currently using a Canon A720IS.
I use CHDK firmware on it to improve the feature set of the camera.
I will post a link to the site for it later.

CHDK Wiki Software that runs on a large number of Canon Cameras and give a lot of control over the cameras.