Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:30:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Photo Light Studio for small reflective objects such as Jewelry :) Cheap, Portable, Recycled Materials, and best of all, it REALLY works!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Light-Studio-for-small-reflective-objects-su/
Photo Light Studio for small reflective objects such as Jewelry :) Cheap, Portable, Recycled Materials, and best of all, it REALLY works!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SMALL.jpg picturesofsilver Five years after learning how to make fine silver and bronze jewelry, opening my own etsy shop, purchasing a Paragon jewelry kiln, all the tools, an OTT light, and  a Canon Rebel, I was finally getting ready to invest in a light box to properly photograph the reflective little beauties. I googled 'm...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 18:53:38 PST
DIY Custom Picture Frames http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Picture-Frames/
DIY Custom Picture Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/M368/X8IEP27XPAV/F6BM368X8IEP27XPAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/M368/X8IEP27XPAV/F6BM368X8IEP27XPAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/M368/X8IEP27XPAV/F6BM368X8IEP27XPAV.SMALL.jpg paperrhino Avoid the high prices of buying custom frames by making your own. Its easier than you think. Introduction Nothing helps improve the appearance of a photograph, drawing, print or other artwork than a good picture frame. Frames are available in some standard sizes, however often what one wants to f...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2006 20:34:53 PDT
Getting started with Marteaugraphy: Build your own LightHammer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Marteaugraphy-Build-your-own/
Getting started with Marteaugraphy: Build your own LightHammer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/9LJU/H1ERN5X0/F5A9LJUH1ERN5X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/9LJU/H1ERN5X0/F5A9LJUH1ERN5X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/9LJU/H1ERN5X0/F5A9LJUH1ERN5X0.SMALL.jpg altgoodman For the past year I have been working on developing an experimental photographic process I call marteaugraphy. Simply put marteaugraphy involves using a special instrument, a LightHammer, to expose images on photo paper. The process has been so successful that I have created two hammers: the MkI (se...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:41:04 PDT
Recreating TRON: Legacy - Custom digital art with a bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-TRON-Legacy-Custom-digital-art-with-/
Recreating TRON: Legacy - Custom digital art with a bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/F3L6/GVIYJRQG/FSFF3L6GVIYJRQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/F3L6/GVIYJRQG/FSFF3L6GVIYJRQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/F3L6/GVIYJRQG/FSFF3L6GVIYJRQG.SMALL.jpg simonhaydn Whether you liked it or not TRON: Legacy had some amazing special effects, but for me it was the light emitting designs that blew me away.  With a bit more time on my hands I would love to make a Tron lightsuit (or the snowboarding LED one), but for now I've gone for the light ribbons created by the...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 10:15:10 PST
FULLY FUNCTIONAL Camera Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/FULLY-FUNCTIONAL-Camera-Costume/
FULLY FUNCTIONAL Camera Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SMALL.jpg tylercard For Halloween 2011, I made a fully functional DSLR camera costume. That's right, it really takes pictures, and comes complete with LCD display, pop-up flash, and shutter release button. I built this entire costume in one week, for only $35 dollars (excluding the cost of the camera equipment and lapt...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:41:10 PDT
Electrophotography - now with added Kirlian! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrophotography-now-with-added-Kirlian/
Electrophotography - now with added Kirlian! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DBRY/FKD1HXB1/F3VDBRYFKD1HXB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DBRY/FKD1HXB1/F3VDBRYFKD1HXB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DBRY/FKD1HXB1/F3VDBRYFKD1HXB1.SMALL.jpg CameronSS Way back in May, I posted a Slideshow on this subject. The images produced in that Slideshow were for the alternative photography project in my Advanced Photography class. This semester, I'm taking Advanced Photo a second time, which means that I get to choose my projects, and I picked electrophotog...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 15:04:17 PDT
Fun With Bokeh http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-Bokeh/
Fun With Bokeh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JN48/G40H6CB5/F1PJN48G40H6CB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JN48/G40H6CB5/F1PJN48G40H6CB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JN48/G40H6CB5/F1PJN48G40H6CB5.SMALL.jpg piratemonkey Bokeh refers to the out-of-focus shapes formed in a photograph by the camera's aperture, particularly those of background features. I had found various instructions on the web on how to construct your own shaped filters, but none that would allow me to easily change these filters on the go.  After ...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2010 20:42:00 PST
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Picture-Frames-Out-of-Cereal-free-Box-Cardb/
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SMALL.jpg Creativeman A simple idea is sometimes the best. Here, I show how to make frames for any of the prints you might like to display, show, or simply have on your desk or dresser. Pictures, no matter how much we like them tend to become passe' after awhile. So why spend a lot of money on frames that could be put ...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 12:16:42 PDT
Projector Slide Window Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Projector-Slide-Window-Hanging/
Projector Slide Window Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/JB7R/FZWXOJF1/F9PJB7RFZWXOJF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/JB7R/FZWXOJF1/F9PJB7RFZWXOJF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/JB7R/FZWXOJF1/F9PJB7RFZWXOJF1.SMALL.jpg ShrimpSaladCircus I managed to snag an old box of projector slides at the thrift store for a buck fifty and just had to do something fun with them! They're really neat little collage images, probably from some art class. They're all from 1998 and 1999, so they're not really old enough to be cool. I love them just the...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 11:52:47 PDT
DIY Copper Style LED Painting Illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Style-LED-Painting-Illuminator/
DIY Copper Style LED Painting Illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/0BDS/FVW22S4P/FL80BDSFVW22S4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/0BDS/FVW22S4P/FL80BDSFVW22S4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/0BDS/FVW22S4P/FL80BDSFVW22S4P.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence Do you have a painting or a photograph, that you want to illuminate? Why use an old, boring light bulb, when you can make a much more energy efficient illuminator, that is a piece of art by itself.Copper is a really good looking metal. It's rarely used for domestic applications, such as light fixtur...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:20:43 PDT
3D Anamorphic Street Art http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Anamorphic-Street-Art/
3D Anamorphic Street Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/NO6P/FUI0S4SK/F1DNO6PFUI0S4SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/NO6P/FUI0S4SK/F1DNO6PFUI0S4SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/NO6P/FUI0S4SK/F1DNO6PFUI0S4SK.SMALL.jpg inkjacket In the style of Julian Beever and Eduardo Relero, I tried to create a 3D anamorphic image (an image that from one vantage-point appears 3D). This was my first but definitely not my last- it's just too much fun once it starts working;). So, thanks for stopping by, be kind and stay humble- mistakes ...
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Tue, 12 May 2009 11:27:51 PDT
Instamatic Retro http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamatic-Retro/
Instamatic Retro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SMALL.jpg iectyx3c Want pure lomographic goodness with a pawn shop camera? Reload that funky Kodak Instamatic with 35mm film, and get the retro images you crave. You could use a Holga or a Diana, but the almost pinhole camera Instamatic gives velvety cool photos.Develop the film for US$1.49 at a local photo lab.To rel...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 14:55:19 PDT
Developing Black and White Film at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-Black-and-White-Film-at-Home/
Developing Black and White Film at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/XXOC/FIOQH0Q4/FW0XXOCFIOQH0Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/XXOC/FIOQH0Q4/FW0XXOCFIOQH0Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/XXOC/FIOQH0Q4/FW0XXOCFIOQH0Q4.SMALL.jpg greyhathacker45 Manual film processing was once a common practice among photographers and hobbyists. Now, with the advent of digital camera technology, the process of manual developing has become a lost art. While the hobby is not as popular as it once was, the equipment and chemicals are still available, and are...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2008 08:15:00 PDT
How To Turn a Digital Photo Print into a Beautiful Painting (using water!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Digital-Photo-Print-into-a-Beautiful/
How To Turn a Digital Photo Print into a Beautiful Painting (using water!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KQAU/FA2KLUHJ/FTFKQAUFA2KLUHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KQAU/FA2KLUHJ/FTFKQAUFA2KLUHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KQAU/FA2KLUHJ/FTFKQAUFA2KLUHJ.SMALL.jpg theprojectmaker These are great ways to decorate your area, give as gifts, or just to try something new on an afternoon.Using a technique I call "reverse painting", you can use a paintbrush and water on a printed digital photo to manipulate the printed ink for different effects! In particular, you can turn a photo...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2007 13:40:26 PST
Easy Bokeh Highlight Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bokeh-Highlight-Shapes/
Easy Bokeh Highlight Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/KEBG/FBPF3KHM/FM5KEBGFBPF3KHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/KEBG/FBPF3KHM/FM5KEBGFBPF3KHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/KEBG/FBPF3KHM/FM5KEBGFBPF3KHM.SMALL.jpg aneel Bokeh is a term for the quality of out-of-focus light in a photograph. One interesting effect is that points or small areas of light that aren't in focus take on the shape of the aperture they pass through on the way to the film (or digital sensor). This instructable will show you how to easily make...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2008 17:28:38 PST
Capture the Ethereal Beauty of Everyday Objects Using Polarized Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Capture-the-Ethereal-Beauty-of-Everyday-Objects-Us/
Capture the Ethereal Beauty of Everyday Objects Using Polarized Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal By using a pair of polarizing filters and a property of certain materials called birefringence we can photograph the hidden stresses in hard plastics. This instructable was inspired by this article and a comment I read in another instructable, somewhere, about LCD monitors and polarization. What ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 20:34:38 PDT