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Let me start by saying that I love making tutorials. I have a “camera” rig that I have put together that I use to photograph all of my tutorials. It consists of an amazon tripod, my Tripod Dolly that I made as a previous project, and an old android phone that has a good camera. I have built in an extension cord and a USB charger so that I can leave it plugged in so it is always charged when I need it. It works very well. With one issue. I hate touching the screen every time I want to take a picture. Sometimes I have things on my fingers that I would rather not have on my phone screen, and touching the screen creates subtle movements that can sometimes come through onto the photos. So I set about looking for a solution.
Let me also say that I did this entire project in about 1 hour. I was in the middle of another project, and was tired of cleaning the screen / my finger, and I had to stop working every time I was going to take a picture. So I paused that project and built this quick.
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