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Wiley Publications Book: Hacking Digital Cameras by Chieh Cheng, Auri Rahimzadeh

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Hacking Digital Cameras - Point and shoot... It's that simple... Well, there's more to photography than that! 

This book teaches you how to think outside the box by giving you methods to expand the capabilities of your camera and shooting technique. Chapters include:

  • Adding a Tripod Socket to Your Camera
  • Making an Accessory Lens Adapter
  • Making Your Own Pinhole Lens
  •  Shooting Infrared Pictures with Your Digital Camera
  • Building a Spycam Mount for Your Bicycle
  • Building a Flash Bracket
  • Glass Cutting Basics
  • and much, much more

    About the Author: Chieh Cheng has a Computer Science degree and is currently a Senior Software Engineer developing radiation medicine control systems for cancer treatment. He is an avid photographer who has won photo contests and had pictures published in magazines. Hacking cameras is one of his many long-term hobbies.

    He created and has maintained the Camera Hacker web site (www.CameraHacker.com) since its inception in 1998. The web site includes forums and articles on camera hacking projects, practical photography tips, and photographic equipment reviews.

    Auri Rahimzadeh has been tinkering with computers ever since he was six years old and loves all technology. Auri collects computers and has been involved with many computer projects, including teaching computers alongside Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer. Auri is the author of the book Geek My Ride, also published by Wiley in their ExtremeTech series.

    He has written hundreds of articles on various computer technologies, and has contributed to many standards, including HDTV, DVD, and interactive television. Auri contributes to computer education for students across the country and has promoted technology awareness through the Indianapolis Computer Society, where he has served as president for three years.

    Currently, Auri runs his own IT consulting firm, The Auri Group (TAG), and spends his free time programming, chatting in Starbucks, and going to Pacers games (Go Pacers!).

  • Illustrated step-by-step directions for more than 20 hacks, including

    Building triggers
    Accessing raw sensor data
    Making accessory lens adapters
    Eliminating the infrared blocking filter
    Extending lenses
    Making reverse macro adapters
    Building a monopod
    Creating bicycle and car mounts
    Creating bicycle and car mounts
    Subject Advanced Photography
    Author Chieh Cheng, Auri Rahimzadeh
    Edition First
    Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
    Pages 519
    Dimensions Not Specified by Publisher
    Illustrations Yes
    ISBN Number 978-0-7645-9651-3
    Publisher Wiley
    Date Published September 2005

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