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LED Fireworks with Raspberry Pi – @Raspberry_Pi #raspberrypi

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LED Fireworks.

This picture was created using my father’s Raspberry Pi – and his pedal power. I created the image file and took the photos. He built the Pi, the LED rig, the bicycle mount, and did all the pedaling. He got tired, I got bitten by a swarm of mosquitoes, but I think the results were worth it.


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LightPainting

Light Painting with Raspberry Pi: Light painting is an artistic photographic technique combining long exposure times with lights in motion. Traditionally these images have been hand-painted with a penlight…but more recently, affordable microcontrollers and addressable RGB LEDs have brought a new high-tech twist to the idea. Large, colorful images require a lot of memory…and that’s one area where we’ll need more memory than an Arduino can provide. We had a hunch that the Raspberry Pi could make this process easier. But even we weren’t prepared for what a cakewalk this would be… (read more)


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