It was a bit hard to tell if this was "Moobs" or "Boobs" but we settled on moobs as there is a bit of body hair.
I've been using a Canon Powershot G2 as a 'point and shoot' camera for almost as long as I can remember. Before I purchased a DSLR, a G2 was my main camera, and even after I had a DSLR, a G2 was my smaller 'carry-around' camera. It was bulky and only 4.1 megapixels, but it took amazing pictures. I decided that I wanted a new point and shoot camera, one like the Canon ELPH cameras that would fit in my pocket when I didn't want to carry around my whole DSLR kit. I finally settled on the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700. Here is my review.
I have acquired nearly all the pieces I need to begin work on my All Sky Camera project. I have purchased the camera (Panasonic WV-NP244 IP CCTV camera), the lens (Fujinon 2.8mm-8mm) and the rotating telescope base. The telescope base will be made from a Meade ETX-60RA telescope that I acquired on craigslist. That means all I have left to purchase is the convex sky reflector... More to come..
Jenn thinks I am crazy, but she started it. My current thinking is that I now want to make not only a time-lapse webcam to accompany my weather station, but I want an All Sky weather camera. More after the bump.There are two main types of all sky cameras out there, and they primary serve two purposes: cloud observation and night sky observation (usually meteor hunting). I'm going for the cloud obversation aspect. The two types that are employed are usually constructed with either: