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ollypenrice

Nikon DLSR Linux capture programmes?

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Hi All, I have a guest who'd like to find a capture and control programme to run his Nikon for AP in Linux. Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Olly

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I believe DSLRDashboard works on Linux but I've never used it, not even on Windows.

Worth a quick look,

Dave

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I'm also interested in this, but never put in the hours on this yet. A google search reveals:

Darktable: https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/750195-how-to-remote-control-your-camera-with-darktable-on-linux-

GPhoto: http://www.gphoto.org/doc/remote/

I did try gphoto a long time back and it worked for me at that time, with a Canon camera.

 

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Again, thanks folks. This is good information.

Olly

6 hours ago, kheong sann chan said:

I'm also interested in this, but never put in the hours on this yet. A google search reveals:

Darktable: https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/750195-how-to-remote-control-your-camera-with-darktable-on-linux-

GPhoto: http://www.gphoto.org/doc/remote/

I did try gphoto a long time back and it worked for me at that time, with a Canon camera.

 

 

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I think gphoto2 will be the the thing to look at, more specifically if their camera is supported. 

http://gphoto.sourceforge.net/proj/libgphoto2/support.php

It can control things like shutter speed, ISO, aperture, etc. Depending on your camera.

I'm currently working on using a raspberry pi with a battery, to control the camera. That way I can set the camera up and press a button on my phone and leave it to take all the images I want. Useful for time lapse, etc.  

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