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jwm
09-09-2010, 11:37 AM
So I got in to work today and my package had finally arrived! I purchased an hdr2 jack from doc-diy.net (http://www.doc-diy.net/photo/hdr-jack2/) about a week ago, and was hoping and praying it would get here before my trip this weekend- and today it did!!

The HDR2 Jack is a bulb attachment for my DSLR that allows me to easily take HDR (high dynamic range) photos as well as functioning as an intervalometer, which is just a fancy way of saying it takes multiple pictures at an interval. This way I can do stuff like clives egg timer video or videos of the sky moving or sun setting. I'll put some example videos from youtube at the bottom.

Its worth noting that the HDR2 jack is "hacked" to perform most of these functions, the creator Luk Panek was kind enough to sell me one of the remaining jacks that had the connector for my 7D.

The shots below were not taken by myself, but I will be taking some on a trip this weekend.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LQresNTIuA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTDsBDfSoJ4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LSxL2sm0is

KenReece
09-09-2010, 04:06 PM
So let me get this right.... you got a HDR2 jack for the DSLR for making HDR photos and this all connects to your 7D.........

I'm thinking someone needs to get out more!!!! :haha: :taunt:

jwm
09-09-2010, 05:24 PM
Ill be in algonquin park portaging 80km over four days. How's that?

Woody
09-09-2010, 07:09 PM
That's some cool add on!

KenReece
09-10-2010, 09:42 AM
Ill be in algonquin park portaging 80km over four days. How's that?


What is meant by portaging, we call portaging walking between lakes with a boat? And if thats the case is it just a hiking trip or are you going to get some fishing in also?

jwm
09-10-2010, 02:02 PM
I will be canoeing, portaging, and fishing. obviously :haha:

Clive
09-10-2010, 02:14 PM
cool stuff. cant wait to see the results!

jwm
09-15-2010, 04:07 PM
Couldnt afford to carry the extra weight. Ill have to mess with my hdr jack another time.