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Chasing (and filming) the Batmobile

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, October 1, 2012,

I like solar power, I really do. Which is why this particular project really appealed to me.

I had the opportunity to film the NWU's solar car, nicknamed the Batmobile, over the weekend and I was really glad I did because the NWU team surprised everyone by winning the event. They came into the event as complete underdogs and quickly became media favourites as the Sasol SA Solar Championship toured the country.

Above: Fitting the GoPros. In a hurry. The team was kind enough to allow us to d...

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Harness the power of the sun

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, April 10, 2012,

Above: This picture was made possible only because the device that took it could be charged in the field from a solar charger 
When I was a student I loved the front page articles in industry mags like AV Specialist. Many where about seasoned adventure cameramen who chased after mountaineering expeditions or jungle explorers to some of the remotest parts of the world. They were all grimy, adventurous dudes and their battered camera gear was held together with duct tape and prayer. Being a sel...

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