Scottin Pollock

Some musings and rants on software, web design, home automation, photography, and more…

Nailing Tricky Exposure

August 1, 2017 - Today’s in-camera metering is better than ever. With hundreds (or even thousands) of segments, they can even assist with auto-focus. But they can easily be fooled by the scene. They’ll still do what they do… but that isn’t always what you want.

about ois

When should you NOT use O.I.S.

March 18, 2017 - VR, IS, OIS, VC, OS… all are acronyms for technology that electronically shifts lens elements or camera sensors to counteract camera movement. It is a wonderful technology, but should you always use it? The short answer is a resounding NO!

Here’s Why
HAM Bridge

SmartThings and HAM Bridge

January 8, 2017 - For those folks that are new to writing SmartApps and are going a bit off into the weeds on this, I’ve posted several SmartApps and a modified Device Type that should help out with your SmartThings to HAM Bridge projects. Enjoy!

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