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OpenCV 3 Blueprints by Utkarsh Sinha, Quan Hua, Steven Puttemans, Joseph Howse

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Controlling a photo camera with gPhoto2

gPhoto2 is an open source, vendor-neutral camera control tool for Unix-like systems, such as Linux and Mac. It supports photo cameras of multiple brands, including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Sony, and Fuji. The supported features vary by model. The following table lists gPhoto2's major features, alongside the official count of supported cameras for each feature:

Feature

Number of Supported Devices

Description

File transfer

2105

files to and from the device

Image capture

489

Make the device capture an image to its local storage

Configuration

428

Change the device's settings, such as shutter speed

Liveview

309

Continuously grab frames of live video from the device

These numbers are current ...

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