Category Archives: Photography

Barn Door Star Tracker

I wanted to take some star pictures with my DSLR and decided a barn door style star tracker would be a fun project to build. Early versions were nothing more than two boards connected by a hinge with a screw … Continue reading

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Wren Trouble

This morning I went out to change the bucket on my digger. It has two buckets, one narrow one for trenching and a wider one for moving dirt. There was a tiny bird sitting on the digger arm cussing me … Continue reading

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One very useful tool for the amateur scientist is the digital camera. Lots of things can be recorded or documented with a camera. But sometimes it is difficult to position the camera to get the view needed. That is where … Continue reading

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