Building a camera: the plan was simple until it wasn’t

1 iul. 2020
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We built a DIY camera with the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera using C-mount and CS--mount lenses. The Raspberry Pi is a super tiny computer that is highly programmable. People have used these to program everything from smart mirrors, to portable arcades, to COVID-19 case counters, and even greenhouses. They are tiny boxes that - if you know how to code - can do pretty much anything. Here’s our video showing the challenges for someone without that coding experience.
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Here is what Becca used for the build:
Jumper wires:
Mini push button switch:
3.5 inch touchscreen:
USB-C portable 10,000mAh charger:
Raspberry Pi 4 Model
HQ Camera Mod:
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  • Have you built a custom camera before?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 6 luni
    • I'm about to. I'm doing it with 120 film, though, not this.

      Blinimation StudiosBlinimation StudiosAcum 3 luni
    • Nop. But i built a working gaming computer🥰

      hillsum JRhillsum JRAcum 5 luni
    • @Mr. TechBeast please keep your dignity. Don't ask things from others. Please have some self rest. If you don't have something, be content and humble about it, instead to start asking. I know maybe you were joking. But I am just suggesting, incase.

      Ultimate UltraUltimate UltraAcum 5 luni
    • @mickavellian Me

      Sahil OheSahil OheAcum 6 luni
    • The host :- She's too beautiful...

      Ariyan DebBarmaAriyan DebBarmaAcum 6 luni
  • Love Becca!!!!!!

    Billy XuBilly XuAcum 12 ore
  • This reminds me of this old adafruit project, Pi Setup | DIY WiFi Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Camera | Adafruit Learning System with a little tweaking it might be the nudge you need in the right direction to get your Becca Cam into a true point and shoot state.

    RedMage GamingRedMage GamingAcum 4 Zile
    • Ehh link died because youtube reasons, but searching pi camera on adafruits projects/tutorials section should bring it right up for anyone interested.

      RedMage GamingRedMage GamingAcum 4 Zile
  • Me : Still Want Pi 4 Camera, With Battery

    Fast FestFast FestAcum 7 Zile
  • 1:50 its a RUSSIAN CARPET(i am from Russia

    Евгений БарсуковЕвгений БарсуковAcum lună
  • Little becca little cam

  • aha, a rpi camera guide, need to look into that

    Jyv BenJyv BenAcum lună
  • Love your style, love the project, can't wait to make one myself!

    L LawlietL LawlietAcum lună
  • This was really impressive considering Becca doesn’t do programming, I may buy one and hack apart an old camera.

    Will RogersWill RogersAcum lună
  • Can we use it for shooting ROlabel video.

    Ramujagir ShubhamRamujagir ShubhamAcum lună
  • I bet every single senior person at The Verge is over thirty and feels old so they have to have these mixed up lot around so as to keep off of anti-depressants. I bet you !

    Bessie HillumBessie HillumAcum 2 luni
  • "a coding language called python"

    Roberto BrevéRoberto BrevéAcum 3 luni
  • There is a graphical user interface for pi cam. Google Picameraapp by Bill Williams. It will help a lot.

    Gavin KnightGavin KnightAcum 3 luni
  • Sorry, I just love Becca.

    sinjisdf1sinjisdf1Acum 3 luni
  • The the terminal is not in python, it is in bash

    lindalewendlinglindalewendlingAcum 3 luni
    • At least I know that it isn’t python

      lindalewendlinglindalewendlingAcum 3 luni
  • 5tyyy

    iPhone iOS 14 iPad ProiPhone iOS 14 iPad ProAcum 3 luni
  • Is it better than iphone 11 camera ?? Which camera sensor is that 12Mp IMX477 ?

    Bhanu PrakashBhanu PrakashAcum 4 luni
  • Jeez, stop saying dude, dudes!

    peckermeisterpeckermeisterAcum 4 luni
  • "Hell yeah dude!.. Hell yeah dude!.. Hell yeah dude!.. And that makes you cool!.. (i guess..)

    magggas0magggas0Acum 4 luni
  • You should do more challenges like this.

    Pranav ChoudharyPranav ChoudharyAcum 4 luni
  • Becca is really great in camera, her videos are different than other reviewers and Dieter is the soul of Verge.

    Pranav ChoudharyPranav ChoudharyAcum 4 luni
  • Need that f/1.2-1.7 all natural bokeh cream using what ever c-mount lens you like and on the cheap? Becca cam 2.0 is coming - Retro Edition!"

    Capture The BurnCapture The BurnAcum 4 luni
  • Becca start your own channel please!!! You're too pure for Verge

    235azrael235azraelAcum 4 luni
  • When you learn to code, you say hello to the world.

    Jairaj SahgalJairaj SahgalAcum 5 luni
  • I simp for becca

    Kc GuiangKc GuiangAcum 5 luni
  • Ayy that's not bad

    playbyan1453playbyan1453Acum 5 luni
  • Any Idea where I can find the Face Mask that Becca is wearing?

    Vijay NagarajanVijay NagarajanAcum 5 luni
  • so disappointed with the note 20.... was hoping to get the smaller brother but i guess I'll just keep my note 10

    Elvis TamElvis TamAcum 5 luni
  • Someone forgot to tell her about loops in python...

    Ayush KumarAyush KumarAcum 6 luni
  • More Linux and raspberry pi in Verge pls

    Jan JanJan JanAcum 6 luni
  • These projects seem like a lot of fun. More please!

    Navam NilesNavam NilesAcum 6 luni
  • Bye Bye The Verge.

    Who's ThereWho's ThereAcum 6 luni
  • The easiest/shortcut solution would have been to use python to run a terminal command using something like os.system("insert command here") along with a timestamp variable of the photo name, this way you could have associated the shutter button to the command you manually ran in the terminal via your keyboard.... so it's like typing it in the keyboard but with a different timestamp every time... anyways... better luck next time

    schr4nzschr4nzAcum 6 luni
  • The host :- She's too beautiful...

    Ariyan DebBarmaAriyan DebBarmaAcum 6 luni
  • This is a super impressive first coding project!

    Andrew DavidsonAndrew DavidsonAcum 6 luni
  • Raspberry Pi actually has a lot of good documentation available on their website. For someone who calls themselves a tech journalist, at least ... Why some people are lazy to the point of going through hours of trial and error instead of reading something for 10 minutes is baffling me.

    Azik GabulovAzik GabulovAcum 6 luni
  • This video is a delight. Hooray for Full Frame and hooray for more Becca vids!

    Garrett WeaseGarrett WeaseAcum 6 luni
  • 1:49 FLOOR GANG

    Ramadharsh VanchinathanRamadharsh VanchinathanAcum 6 luni
  • You should have told us the price of that whole thing because I bet almost everyone thinks this is a cheap "camera" AND IT'S NOT!

    RupesaRupesaAcum 6 luni
  • Ok buds

    Vito Shandy SondratamaVito Shandy SondratamaAcum 6 luni
  • Omgggg enough with the buds and dudes

    Robby HarringtonRobby HarringtonAcum 6 luni
  • I desperately wish there were more videos like this! Of trying to turn the HQ Cam into a point and shoot. I desperately want to do that but it seems like no one else is giving it a shot :/

    Animating AlexAnimating AlexAcum 6 luni
  • Yessss a show about camera on verge.

    Julkar ReelsJulkar ReelsAcum 6 luni
  • That was really fun to watch! We need more Becca projects 😊

    LeonLeonAcum 6 luni
  • Loved this so much. In answer to your question at the end, what are traditional cameras doing to take on the computational photography (such as night modes and HDR) in phone photography? Thanks for the infectious enthusiasm!

    OwenOwenAcum 6 luni
  • 7:14 I thought I was the crazy one, taking pictures on my iPad 😅

    Anant VyasAnant VyasAcum 6 luni
  • Shes so pretty

    Vedraj r.mVedraj r.mAcum 6 luni
  • Yo I absolutely stan Becca. So fresh!

    PocariPocariPocariPocariAcum 6 luni
  • This video is reall way interesting than any of her other verge videos.

    Pranav ChoudharyPranav ChoudharyAcum 6 luni
  • More building things videos please! This was awesome!

    Andi PalmerAndi PalmerAcum 6 luni
  • I didn't even read the video title but I clicked it anyway. Reason: Becca! She's awesome

    Leonardo da Silva SousaLeonardo da Silva SousaAcum 6 luni
  • This was really cool and well done! Great job Becca, looking forward to seeing the other camera type videos you have in your series.

    Scott WallaceScott WallaceAcum 6 luni
  • I'm pretty sure you can map the terminal command to your beccam button and run the python script.

    Anmol KarkiAnmol KarkiAcum 6 luni
  • wait, is it she or he ??

    Ahmad RyandiAhmad RyandiAcum 6 luni
  • Makes one appreciate what camera manufacturers go through

  • Noice

    ramon plutarqueramon plutarqueAcum 6 luni
  • Hahaha - laughs in evil programmer

    K HypeK HypeAcum 6 luni
  • Do I need a static wrist band or one that you get with your cancer donation

    SebSebAcum 6 luni
  • at least its not building a

    Muhammad Hanif - PrimaryMuhammad Hanif - PrimaryAcum 6 luni
  • What about installing android os on the board and then using it

    Uzair MukadamUzair MukadamAcum 6 luni
  • So first you need a table

    Video .mp4Video .mp4Acum 6 luni
  • Good for you! This is awesome. Way to stick with it and the photos look great.

    Billy PetittBilly PetittAcum 6 luni
  • It seems like this camera lacks an ir cut filter, from all the purple shadows and black cloth being turned int purple in the sunlight. So If you guys want this thing to look as good as possible, I recommend a heliopan ir-uv cut filter to get proper and accurate colors.

    I'm a big sandwichI'm a big sandwichAcum 6 luni
  • This was great! Can we get more of the building / creating side of tech - it's way more interesting than a slightly faster phone....

    Peter GrilletPeter GrilletAcum 6 luni
  • 4:17 welcome to coding

    Joshua TalleyJoshua TalleyAcum 6 luni
  • You are so industrious! I have a couple pi's and love that new camera :-)

    Jim WhitakerJim WhitakerAcum 6 luni
  • Inspiring!

    Marc Eric JohnsonMarc Eric JohnsonAcum 6 luni
  • Hey B you are beautiful.👋🏻

    Jay DevdaJay DevdaAcum 6 luni
  • One thing to try would be to write a script that when you hit the shutter button it quits the app and then opens it again. This way it’s easier to take another picture.

    Felipe BaezFelipe BaezAcum 6 luni
  • I MF love me a Becca vid

    Remix 26Remix 26Acum 6 luni
  • Becca is an amazing combo of fun, interesting content and being unbelievably charming.

    Mikhail KuznetsovMikhail KuznetsovAcum 6 luni
  • All I've learned today is that I can take higher resolution photos if I plug a keyboard into my a6000

    Just Being Socially AwkwardJust Being Socially AwkwardAcum 6 luni
    • 😂

      Techie ManiaTechie ManiaAcum 6 luni
    • 😂

      Techie ManiaTechie ManiaAcum 6 luni
  • I'm not sure this person deserves to own a Bolex.

    J.L. WilliamsJ.L. WilliamsAcum 6 luni
  • Really appreciate this effort. This is coming from a Computer vision Engineer.

    kaushik raghupathrunikaushik raghupathruniAcum 6 luni
  • Hey Becca, you've just passed through all the possible stages of frustration/excitement we devs are facing every day! Welcome to the club, funny video.

    Stefanos K27Stefanos K27Acum 6 luni
  • how DIY is it when it's two pre-built modules that fit into each other and the software is pre built, you don't even have to compile a project. IDK, it's a good entry into that world however, apologies for being weirdly pedantic and insecure.

    Jesse PattersonJesse PattersonAcum 6 luni
    • Jesse Patterson it’s DIY in that 99.9% of people just buy their cameras

      possums101possums101Acum 6 luni
  • Wow this looked so fun! I think I am going to try this project too! (Realistically probably work on this until another project distracts me lol)

    antzgreenantzgreenAcum 6 luni
  • Being a Software Engineer I couldn't stop laughing

    VKishan16VKishan16Acum 6 luni
  • I should mention... As an electronic engineer, please don't think that developing camera hardware is as easy as that, maybe the case... From the CMOS sensors required, the noise filters that get the signals from the sensors, the lenses to manipulate the light, that's where the hardware complexity lies. But cool project nontheless ;)

    ElendXElendXAcum 6 luni
  • i felt the genuine excitement for Becca when she finally got to the Hardware part. i love soldering, gluing, assembling, cutting, melting plastic, wiring. HATE downloading scripts, looking up parameters, mysterious errors, Linux not booting. so i totally get it. P.S. you're not the first to bring suspect looking keyboards out on the sidewalk here in NYC so don't feel bad.

    noapparentfunctionnoapparentfunctionAcum 6 luni
  • I loved it

    Breno OtávioBreno OtávioAcum 6 luni
  • Cool camera, bud.

    Jordan FetherolfJordan FetherolfAcum 6 luni
  • young jimmy neutron, thank you!

    Josh MogoJosh MogoAcum 6 luni
  • omg i know python HAHAH maybe i should do this

    Bryanseah234Bryanseah234Acum 6 luni
  • I like that you show and share your mistakes. Interesting video idea that was well executed.

    Drew AyritDrew AyritAcum 6 luni
  • How much for this?

    Pedro BorgesPedro BorgesAcum 6 luni
  • Becca is such a nerd. I like her.

    William Theodore MoningkaWilliam Theodore MoningkaAcum 6 luni
  • From a pro programmer perspective, man, I can say you nailed it! You are a builder/maker already. And if you got through that scripting/programming but don't have a clue what's gonna happen, you're a genius.

    Jom GapuzJom GapuzAcum 6 luni
  • Was it a $2000 camera?

    Raju MiahRaju MiahAcum 6 luni
  • This is such fun video and experiment. I want more. Lol I hope you work that Becca cam more i wanna see an update.

    LigerLigerAcum 6 luni
  • Floor gang confirmed

    Soham DesaiSoham DesaiAcum 6 luni
  • Are you a boy?

    MappMappAcum 6 luni
  • Awesome video!

    Mark FolsonMark FolsonAcum 6 luni
  • Cool cam!

    Adriano Bernardes di Cavalcanti FilhoAdriano Bernardes di Cavalcanti FilhoAcum 6 luni
  • Becca, this is great! I was really impressed by your determined attitude. Way to go. Ignore all the trolls, the biggest step is the first one, and you clearly do that well! Keep up the great videos.

    Geoff McHargGeoff McHargAcum 6 luni
  • This is hella , bud ,dude hilarious ... becca you need your own tech show ! totally made my morning in Australia .

    Ravnish GandhiRavnish GandhiAcum 6 luni
  • Becca is why I subscribed to The Verge

    Sam AllinsonSam AllinsonAcum 6 luni
  • awesome

    Luis Eduardo GuillénLuis Eduardo GuillénAcum 6 luni
  • Honestly, I did not really like how she would discourage the software part so much.. Python is a great programming language and from such tech channel I would have expected a more professional look to the code as well, instead of giving it a negative look

    1jackset11jackset1Acum 6 luni
  • What's the difference between this and a linux laptop with a webcam?

    walrusswalrussAcum 6 luni