The Picture Post

Combine extreme time-lapse photography and environmental monitoring and you get the picture post.  Part of the Digital Earth Watch network, this concept is meant to observe environmental changes over a long period of time.

picture postAlthough the idea of “earth watching” is interesting in itself, the concept of a fixed camera base could be applied to nearly anything that needed to be photographed over several months or even years.  This kind of mount doesn’t tie up your camera, and would allow others to take the same shot as you if they so desired.

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