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Testing Multiple Pi Camera Options With Python #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Matt writes via raspberrypi-spy.co.uk:

It’s easy taking photos using the Pi camera module using the excellent raspistill command line utility provided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. In it’s basic form the utility uses a set of default values. I wanted to experiment with the different settings available for EX (Exposure) and AWB (Auto White Balance) and see how they performed in different environments.

Trying different settings manually seemed like a lot of work so I decided to write a script that would take a sequence of photos using all available options. I could then quickly review the photos and see which ones looked best in a particular environment.

The script could be used whenever I needed to quickly check if tweaking the options was worth considering.

Source code and more here!


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