[Lab] Dreaming about a Hat Cam

Richard Guy Briggs rgb at tricolour.net
Thu Nov 25 12:57:08 EST 2010

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 12:36:28PM -0500, Darcy Whyte wrote:
> Anybody tried this?

There are a number that are designed to be mounted to bicycle or ski
helmets.  Some are HD.

Finding a competent photographer is surprsingly harder than I would have

> Dreaming about a Hat
> Cam<http://mambohead.com/2010/11/dreaming-about-a-hat-cam/>
> November 25th, 2010 No
> Comments<http://mambohead.com/2010/11/dreaming-about-a-hat-cam/#respond>
>  Edit <http://mambohead.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=135&action=edit>
> I’ve been working on a model airplane project and I want to make nice videos
> of the planes flying. The challenge is that I can’t seem to fly it and take
> video at the same time easily. The obvious is to get your friends to take
> the shots right?
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQug8GUVOQI
> In this video I’m explaining “Press the button… Now we’re filming…. Now
> press it again… now we’re not filming…”. I think I went over it about 10
> times.
> It’s really hard to get people to take video. In the video above, the first
> guy I tried could not understand how to operate the video camera despite
> explaining it over and over to him. Mind you were each had a plastic cup
> full of rum.
> So anyways, now I’m wondering what sort of video quality I’d get in terms of
> shakiness and staying on subject.
> I’ve also looked at making a camera stabilizer but that seems to need a
> camera operator so I’m still left with the guerrilla recruitment of people
> to take video.
> Here’s another fine example. In this example, I asked the lady to try and
> get the whole bike and myself into the picture. Not only did she fail to do
> that, she managed to give me mouse ears.
>  <http://mambohead.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/100_5306.jpg>

	slainte mhath, RGB

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