Fig. E: Attach the pipe clamp to the mini-tripod using
a ¼- 20 nut. Fig F: Tighten the nut on the pipe clamp to
secure the monoscope.
then you have to be careful to keep the cellphone
very steady when taking the picture.
Once you’ve determined the correct positioning
of your camera and monoscope, you can construct
a customized mount to make the rig more portable
without the need for constant alignment.
Above are some images taken with my spy
camera (Figures H and J).
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Figs. G and H: A mailbox that’s almost invisible to the
naked eye is no problem for the spy scope. Figs. I and J:
Chemical refinery or theme park? The spy scope knows!
More information and many more photos can be
Eric Rosenthal is president of Creative Technology, LLC
(CTech), a company specializing in new and advanced
imaging technology, consulting, and development.
Photography by Ed Troxell (E and F) and Eric Rosenthal