Video: MIOPS groups up with artist to create a symphony of digital camera shutters: Digital Pictures Evaluate


MIOPS, the corporate behind quite a few pictures merchandise, together with sensible triggers, has cooperated with Berlin-based sound artist and designer Kuntay Seferoglu and regional Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon and Sony manufacturers to create a music composition utilizing the shutter sounds of various digital camera manufacturers and MIOPS digital camera triggers to play the music.

Erkan Yigiter, MIOPS’ CTO and co-founder, mentioned, ‘This concept immediately got here to my thoughts throughout an inner assembly when one in all our workers mentioned that our triggers guarantee cameras take footage on the proper time, like a maestro.’ Yigiter then requested, ‘Can we create music from the shutter sound of various cameras by triggering them on the proper time, like a maestro?’

Each digital camera has distinctive options and efficiency, however in addition they sound completely different. ‘As a digital camera gear design firm, we attempt to develop our merchandise to be appropriate with as many various manufacturers and fashions as potential. Subsequently, we take care to maintain all manufacturers as equidistant as potential. We all know that if all these manufacturers are out there and proceed to compete with one another, higher pictures merchandise will probably be accessible and we as photographers will profit most from this. This competitors between manufacturers not solely permits higher merchandise to be launched, but additionally permits photographers with completely different wants to succeed in the appropriate gear, due to the range that has emerged. This variety acts as a whole orchestra. As a substitute of a bit of music performed with a single instrument, it creates magnificent music that features dozens of various devices enjoying in concord with one another.’ mentioned Onur Celik, Co-Founder & CEO at MIOPS.

For the venture, Seferoglu labored with cameras together with the Canon 1D-X, Canon 6D, Fujifilm X-S10, Fujifilm X-T3, Nikon D850, Nikon Z7, Nikon Z6 II, Sony a7R and Sony a9. He recorded the shutter sounds of 27 completely different digital camera fashions and analyzed every of them intimately earlier than finally selecting utilizing the 9 listed above.

MIOPS writes that Seferoglu ‘ ready a mechanism consisting of various MIOPS merchandise to set off every digital camera, smartphones on which the MIOPS Cell utility that controls these triggers will run, and solenoid valves that allow the digital camera to be triggered by urgent the buttons on this utility. Kuntay additionally developed laptop software program totally by his personal means to make sure that the solenoid valves are activated on the proper time.’


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