motion control

This insane camera rig spins a Phantom slow motion camera at 150rpm (32mph)

Aug 16, 2019
John Aldred

Steve Giralt is pretty well known for pushing things to the extreme when it comes to super slow-motion video. This time, though, he’s gone way…

Syrp’s Genie Mini II upgrades connectivity, adding WiFi, more reliable bluetooth and USB Type C

Jun 25, 2019
John Aldred

The original Syrp Genie Mini quickly became a leader in motion control for timelapse photographers and filmmakers. The small form factor made it easy to…

The SYRP Genie II is the perfect motorized slider (just give us the full app already)

Apr 7, 2019
Udi Tirosh

The SYRP Genie is a motor/wire driven motorized slider. This means that it uses a cable to push it forward. You can choose the length…

The Rhino Motion Kit is not cheap, but it’s one heck of a motorized slider

Jan 26, 2019
Udi Tirosh

We are a small crew, this is why it’s handy to have one moving camera that needs no attention when we shoot. It means one…

Automating image capture for 3D scanning through photogrammetry

Sep 29, 2018
Michael J. Bennett

3D data creation is part of a growing trend in the use of computational imaging techniques within cultural heritage digitization shops. In particular, operational adoption…

The MIOPS Capsule360 is a 3-axis motion control system with face and object tracking

Jun 13, 2018
John Aldred

MIOPS has seen some measure of success with its rather popular MIOPS Mobile camera trigger. Well, now they’re getting into motion control with the launch of…

This 7.3 Gigapixel “Gigalapse” shows a 24 hour period over London

May 2, 2018
John Aldred

“Gigapixel” and “Timelapse” aren’t phrases one often hears together. Both, individually, require massive amounts of storage to do well. When combined, things start to get…

Timelapse shooters delight! the Genie II is a 3-Axis motorised timelapse delight

Mar 28, 2018
Udi Tirosh

When SYRP first introduced the Genie in 2012, we did not quite know how to swallow this new animal. It was a motorized panning head,…

PINE is a universal wireless motion controller aimed at DIY maker photographers

Mar 9, 2018
John Aldred

Motion control has so many applications for both photographers as well as filmmakers. From creating 360° stitched stills with your DSLR to moving timelapse and…

How to fake motion control camera movements manually

Jan 3, 2018
John Aldred

Motion control hardware and even fully articulated robotic arms have drastically come down in price the last few years. To the point where they’re very affordable…