Remote Point-and-Shoot Camera Trigger from Bike Parts

mechanical-camera-triggerMarcos needed a remote trigger able to handle two point and shoot cameras at the same time, so this is what he came up with, a set of two fixtures operated like a bicycle brake.  the cameras sit inside the two fixtures to the right, and are actuated by a squeeze of one of the levers on the left.  It’s a clever setup, and is explained in more detail in the video after the “Continue reading” link.

Something like this could have all kinds of applications outside of photography, so maybe this will produce some ideas, even if you don’t need to scan a bunch of books!