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Travel: Thailand – Wat Phra Kaew

Travel: New Zealand – Bay of Islands & Waitomo

Travel: New Zealand – South Island

Databending Images

Thanks to this awesome post (found via Flowing Data) I have discovered a process known as databending. Basically you import an image file into Audacity, then modify the file as though it was an audio file. Below are the results of databending a few photos this weekend. The echo, amplify and phaser effects seem to […]

Painting with Light 1.4: Upgrades

Follows Painting with Light 1.3: New Designs Have made a few upgrades lately to the software toolchain and also what I was using to capture the images. My Canon SX280 is a great camera, but that 30 second exposure just wasn’t cutting the mustard… Nikon D3300 with unlimited exposure time. Now we’re talking my language!

Painting with Light 1.3: New Designs

Follows Painting with Light 1.2: Patterns Emerge As much fun as this has been to play around with, the print area is just too small! Using SketchUp I’ve come up with some designs for a new scaled up version using MakerBeam and pulleys (instead of threaded rods like current design). This should give a total […]

Painting with Light 1.2: Patterns Emerge

Follows Painting with Light 1.0: Getting Started Changes Following my initial attempts, 5mm LEDs have been replaced with a set of 3mm LEDs to provide a little bit of extra resolution. Light pollution has been decreased a bit too by painting the bottom of the LEDs and some of the topmost surfaces of PCBs, stages. […]

Painting with Light 1.0: Getting Started

Long exposure photography has always interested me, as have stepper motors and their various uses though I know nothing about either of them. I came up this project to try and bring the two interests together. When finished I’m hoping to have something akin to projects like this, this and this that can draw recognisable […]