Java - Capturing Images from a Digital Camera
I want to develop a small piece of Java that can capture an image with a digital camera and I cannot find a suitable API. I know this duplicates similar questions, but they are old and after searching a lot of old threads all over the place complaining about the lack of API. Again I ask to find out if anyone knows where this could have been developed and was offered free of charge (mine is just a personal project - no redistribution).
I want to capture still images from a digital camera or DSLR - I applied for the Canons SDK but I don't think it will get approved as it won't do them any good.
The image does not have to be a screenshot from the camera - I want to capture my own image using the camera shutter - and get it in a processing app - that way I don't get an awfully grainy image, I get one at full level.
I've looked into several APIs, but unless they're extortionately expensive (JTWAIN) they just don't do what I want (JFM).
So is it there? Am I just looking in the wrong direction?
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