Hi every one,
I see a few post about say high speed photography using the pi camera module but I can't seem to find the answers I'd like. Essentially, I'd like to be able to take (hopefully great) hummingbird photos in a standalone fashion. So I setup the camera and come back later to see what great images I got...
Q1: Is motion or some other piece of software capable of detecting an hummingbird at say 2-4 feet? It could be quite a challenge I would guess. Though yes, I'd like to capture images of hummingbirds, I also have access to plenty of other slower and bigger birds. Any suggestions?
Q2: Assuming I (we) have a solution for detecting small birds coming into the filed of view, I'd like to be able to take as many 8 megapixels quality (no blur, no out of focus, etc) properly exposed shots as possible for a few seconds or whatever.
Q3: What about using flash or strobe?
I suppose a pi or even a pi zero GPIOs should be plenty fast enough to detect and trigger a camera (and strobes) to do what I want. Just a question of finding the proper hardware (camera, motion detection, ...) and software (I guess I'll have to write my own, python maybe), so any suggestions you might have will be welcome. I'd also like very much to capture images of other animals as well by day mostly but maybe at night as well and if I'm limited to daylight I want to have options like say use a flash or some other lighting or just wait until there is enough light. Lastly but not the least, all this on an as low budget as possible.
Thanks in advance