Essentials - Camera Module Guide

The Camera Module is one of the most popular add-ons for the Raspberry Pi and turns your favourite credit card-sized computer into a powerful digital camera. Take pictures and capture video on your Raspberry Pi with the command line and code across 14 packed chapters:

  • Precise camera control
  • Time-lapse photography
  • Control the camera with Python
  • Build a spy camera
  • Live-stream video and stills
  • Set up a security camera
  • and much more

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This book was written using an earlier version of Raspberry Pi OS. Please use Raspberry Pi OS (Legacy) for full compatibility. See magpi.cc/legacy for more information.