Make A Stop Motion Animation Machine With @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi
Make a stop motion animations with Raspberry pi and Pi Camera. via raspberry.org
WHAT YOU WILL MAKE
In this resource, you will make your own stop motion animation machine that includes a Raspberry Pi and Pi camera to take pictures with a push button connected to the Pi’s GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) pins to act as a trigger to take the pictures. To achieve this you will connect the camera, and a button with jumper wires to your Pi and write some Python code in order to control them.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
By creating a push button stop motion machine with your Raspberry Pi you will learn:
How to setup and use the Raspberry Pi Camera Module
How to connect a button to the GPIO pins on a Raspberry Pi
How to use the Python Picamera library to capture photographs
How to control the camera with a button in python using while loops
How to render a video from the command line
Make your own stop motion animation rig with a push button, using Python Picamera and GPIO.
You can use LEGO to animate a tower being built, figures acting out a scene, or anything else you can think of!
CONNECT THE CAMERA
Before booting your Pi, you’ll need to connect the camera.
Locate the camera port next to the Ethernet port.
Lift the tab on the top.
Place the strip in the connector, with the blue side facing the Ethernet port.
While holding the strip in place, push down the tab.
Turn the power on to boot the Pi.
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Python for Microcontrollers — Python snakes its way on the SparkFun SAMD21 Mini, Hackaday.io, 10k thanks, and Tim’s magazine #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit
Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !