Take and view photos of your plants Open this panel in the app
The photos panel offers a carousel for you to view all of the photos you’ve taken with your FarmBot, as well as controls for taking photos, deleting photos, calibrating the camera, and performing weed detection.
The video below shows an outdated user interface. You may now find the camera functionality here.
The carousel at the top of the panel allows you to view all of the photos in your FarmBot account. Photos are displayed in reverse chronological order, so the most recent photo you’ve taken always shows up first.
To take a photo, press thebutton. Once FarmBot takes the photo, it will upload it to the web app along with the coordinates of where the photo was taken, as well as the date and time.
Once you have taken multiple photos, use the
NEXT buttons to navigate through your images. To delete a photo, press the button.
Press thebutton to open the full screen image viewer.
Press thebutton to toggle photo crop and rotation. When enabled, the photo will appear as it does in the map. When disabled, the photo will appear as it was taken by the camera without any adjustments applied.
Press thebutton to toggle photo cropping.
Press thebutton to download the photo taken by the camera. Note: the photo downloaded will be the image captured by the camera without rotation or cropping.
The default camera used is a USB camera. If you would like to use a Raspberry Pi camera, use the CAMERA dropdown in the settings panel.
The icon shows whether or not a photo is displayed in the map. Press the icon to open the SHOWN IN MAP info pop-up to see why a specific photo is or isn’t displayed. Press thebutton to temporarily hide a photo from the map.
- Filter Map Photos
Choose a time period to display or highlight photos in the map
- Camera Settings
Select a camera and capture resolution.
- Camera Calibration
Scale, rotate, and position images accurately in the map
- Weed Detection
Detect weeds with FarmBot’s camera.
- Measure Soil Height
Map your garden’s soil surface using FarmBot’s camera.
- Camera Troubleshooting
- Plug and Play Cameras
Using 3rd party cameras with FarmBot