Create Your Own Stop Motion Movie With a Raspberry Pi Film Rig #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Make your own stop motion movie with a Raspberry Pi. via makeuseof.com
Wallace and Gromit, two of the world’s best-loved animated characters, started out life as primitive lumps of colored putty. But like other non-digital animation, they’re brought to life by painstakingly photographing a scene 24 times for every second of footage.
You don’t need high end equipment to make your own movie though: in this age of high resolution digital cameras or smartphones, anyone can have a go. Here at MakeUseOf.com we’ve looked at various examples of stop-motion camera apps over the years for smartphones, and these are a great solution.
But what if you wanted something a little more permanent? If you own a Raspberry Pi with the PiCam camera module, you’re already well on the way to building your own stop-motion animation studio!
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