Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. How this book is organized

    2. Acknowledgments

  2. Chapter 2 Cameras and Operating Systems

    1. Camera hardware

    2. Processors and operating systems

    3. The CHDK: What it is and how it works

  3. Chapter 3 Installing the CHDK

    1. Requirements

    2. Does a CHDK exist for my camera?

    3. Downloading the CHDK

    4. Manual installation

    5. The warranty question

  4. Chapter 4 Teach Your Camera New Tricks

    1. Using menus

    2. Customizing the user interface

    3. Exposure

    4. Focus

    5. Shooting RAW

    6. Bracketing

    7. Edge overlay

    8. More video options

    9. Remote control

    10. Utilities

    11. Novelty

    12. The CHDK configuration file

  5. Chapter 5 Scripting

    1. Launching and configuring scripts

    2. uBasic

    3. uBasic primer

    4. Lua primer

    5. CHDK commands

    6. Property Cases

    7. Example scripts

    8. Script development

  6. Chapter 6 Advanced Techniques

    1. Panoramas

    2. HDR Panoramas

    3. HDR videos

  7. Chapter 7 The Stereo Data Maker (SDM)

    1. Installing the SDM

    2. Restrictions

    3. Additional functions

    4. Operation

    5. Remote control

    6. Communications

    7. Stereo photography

    8. Digiscoping

    9. Scripting

  8. Chapter 8 Kites, Balloons, and Multikopters

    1. Kite Aerial Photography

    2. Balloon-based photography

    3. Motorized flying platforms

    4. Other unattended operations

  9. Chapter 9 A Look across the Fence

    1. Canon EOS CHDK

    2. Canon 5D as a professional movie camera

    3. Pentax hacks

  1. Appendix

    1. Using cards with more than 4 GB capacity

    2. Troubleshooting

    3. Web links

    4. Contributing to the CHDK

    5. BibliographyLua