Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Touchscreen Point-And-Shoot Camera

The Raspberry Pi’s extra camera board won’t win any photography awards, but if you want to make your own camera entirely from scratch, Adafruit has a kit and guide for doing just that.

You’ll need a Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Camera Board, a touchscreen, a battery pack, and a few other parts. When you’re done assembling the camera, it will be a solid little point-and-shoot with built-in Wi-Fi (not to mention an operating system) so all your photos automatically upload to Dropbox. Head over to Adafruit for the full guide to build this for yourself.

DIY WiFi Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Camera [Adafruit]


  • interesting little mod, not sure if it would be worth making tho
    i used one of my pi’s and camera as a make shift cctv setup which i can view from my phone from anywhere to catch that pesky neighbor dumping rubbish in my yard!
    yet oddly enough, she still tries to deny it, even when i showed her the footage…

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