Cognisys Equipment at Work
Tom Mason walks through setting up a camera traps in Peru. Tom talks through the equipment he uses and some of the challenges of setting up a camera trap in the Amazon.
Get an introduciton to focus stacking and learn how to use StackShot to create a focus stacked image. Includes explanations of camera and tripod mounting.
Roy Dunn goes into detail on how to set up both a video and still camera trap at the same site - a spring in southern California.
Learn how to use StopShot to create one of a kind images of water drops with StopShot.
Learn how to create a virtual object with the StackShot 3X and Virtual Object Creation Kit.
StackShot 3X is capable of not only collecting images for focus stacking but also automated collection of the images required to build a virtual object. With the StackShot 3X you can control rotarty tables, rails or sliders.
Learn how to photograph bats in flight with Sabre. Use Sabre to control both the camera and flash timing to eliminate the cameras shutter lag using the traditional high speed photography technique.
Using the Cognisys Insect Rig to monitor an under ground nest of Yellow Jackets.
Learn how to connect your camera and flashes to the Scout Camera Box.
Steve Gettle shares his technique to photograph Flying Squirrels in his backyard in Michigan.
Use StopShot and the Beam Receiver to capture images of lightning.
See how the lens selection, focal length and focal distance affect the light levels around the edges of your photographs.
A walk-through of the set up steps to get your StopShot configured to control your camera in sync with the high speed shutter.
Use StopShot when the bulb setting on your camera just isn't long enough. Perfect for star trails.
Learn how to photograph insects in flight with the Cognisys Insect rig equipped with StopShot and the High Speed Shutter.
Tips and Tricks for water drop photography, including how to create tall Worthington Jets as well as how Cognisys got its start with water drops.
Take water drops to the next level by controlling multiple valves with StopShot Studio.
Find details on how to control two water valves from your StopShot.
Create some unique photos by using StopShot to get 3 water drops to collide.
StackShot 3X isn't just for time lapse movie making. It can also be set up for real time 3-axis motion control as well.
See how to use StackShot 3X to create giga-pixel images and panoramas, even 360º panoramas.
Use the StackShot 3X to create add motion control to the creation of your time lapse movies.
Find details on the battery life of Sabre as well as how to connect it to external batteries and solar panels.
How to use the Camera Box Aux Output to wake up your external speedlight flashes.
Connection diagrams for connecting your StackShot controller to a computer. Use Zerene Stacker or Helicon Remote to capture your focus stacking images.
Piotr Naskrecki shares his technique for capturing bats in flight while in the field.
Scott Linstead walks through his technique for focus stacking live spiders. He also features a DIY softbox for macro photography.
George Lepp shares his technique for focus stacking snow flakes with StackShot
John Abbot of Abbott Nature Photography explains how he captures stunning images of insects in flight using StopShot and the Cognisys High Speed Shutter.
Roy Dunn demonstrates how you can set up a simple camera trap in your backyard using the RangeIR.
Benjamin Olson is a proffesional photographer who strives to use his photography to promote awareness of the perils the natural world faces today while working towards conservation and environmental restoration. Ben talks through his evolution of camera trapping tools.
Emmanuel Rondeau is a filmmaker and photographer, focusing mainly on wildlife conservation, but also on science and history. Here he shares his experience with Scout for camera trapping