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Photographer Puts Raspberry Pi Inside DSLR Camera!  
Raspberry Pi adds wireless tethered shooting, controls the camera via PC, intervalometer, on-the-fly image conversion for faster previews on a remote display to Canon 5D Mark II.   
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012 It seems like Raspberry Pi or R Pi has added a sweet tooth to all tech lovers! Now, it is adding more sophistication to a DSLR camera. A photographer named David Hunt has managed to stuff in a R Pi mini computer in the battery pack of a Canon 5D Mark II and has created a fully functioning computer with Linux Raspbian operating system.

raspberry i camera, photographer David Hunt

According to Geeky gadgets, David modified the case of the battery grip of the camera to allow access to the mini computers USB ports and ethernet connection. So, what's the value that you can expect from this? David now has a number of different photographic features including wireless tethered shooting, controlling camera via PC, intervalometer, and on-the-fly image conversion for faster previews on a remote display.

"There’s plenty of work to be done on the software side of things but the prototype is working. I can pull images from the camera and transmit them via either Wifi or ethernet. There’s a significant problem with the current USB drivers on the Raspbian linux disribution, though. After a few requests to the camera, the gphoto app responds with “Unknown Error", and the only solution seems to be to unplug the usb cable and re-insert it. Not a workable solution, so I’ll have to look into that. Works fine on my other linux box, but a full-sized PC won’t fit into the battery grip,” said David in a Geeky Gadget report.

Debashis Sarkar, EFYTIMES News Network

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