diyphotobits – gphoto – photojojo – video – converter – rippers

As an enthusastic but quite limited beginner photographer with a very geeky background I often find myself distracted by the technical bits and pieces as much as the art. And while I struggle to avoid becoming too wrapped up in the technology I have to recognise that, at the moment at least, I’m a lot better at technology than I am at art.

This site has a software download that allows you to do time lapse photography using your existing camera. In my case a D80, connected to a PC via a USB cable. The software controls the camera enabling you to set your camera and capture images directly to the hard disk.

gPhoto –

gphotogPhoto2 is a free, redistributable, ready to use set of digital camera software applications for Unix-like systems, written by a whole team of dedicated volunteers around the world. It supports more than 1000 cameras

Photojojo » The Ultimate Guide to Time-Lapse Photography

photojojoThe Ultimate Guide to Time-Lapse PhotographyBoy, are we excited. We’ve spent every waking moment these last months cooped up in the Photojojo Labs, working tirelessly on what can only be our greatest experiment ever. We’ve finally done it. We’ve found the key to…Time Travel.

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Video Converter Freeware

any-video-converterFinally we get one free video converter. Any Video Converter Free Version is the popular freeware utility which has millions of satisfied users who enjoy power, speed, and simplicity of this versatile instrument – a rare combination in the world of modern video compression technologies. This Free Video Converter converts almost any video formats to any formats, while preserving the straightforward interface design which makes this program so easy and fun to use.

Top 10 Free Video Rippers, Encoders, and Converters

So many video file formats, so many handheld video players, so many online video sites, and so little time. To have your favorite clips how you want them—whether that’s on your DVR, iPod, PSP or desktop—you need the right utility to convert ’em into the format that works for you. Commercial video converter software’s aplenty, but there are several solid free utilities that can convert your video files on every operating system, or if you’ve just got a web browser and a quick clip. Put DVDs on your iPod, YouTube videos on DVD, or convert any video file with today’s top 10 free video rippers, encoders and converters.