Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - macro http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:34:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Macro Lens For Your Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Macro-Lens-For-Your-Cam/
DIY Macro Lens For Your Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/7PA1/HXZN7ZM5/FX17PA1HXZN7ZM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/7PA1/HXZN7ZM5/FX17PA1HXZN7ZM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/7PA1/HXZN7ZM5/FX17PA1HXZN7ZM5.SMALL.jpg mero55 Hey!in this instructable I'm gonna show you where to get a macro lens (free) and how to make a strap to hold it still and take incredible macro pictures.The materials you need are : - laser pointer ( any cheap one will do just fine)- a rubber bracelet or thick rubber band The tools: - a puncher ( p...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:33:24 PDT
Phone camera macro setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-camera-macro-setup/
Phone camera macro setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SMALL.jpg peterbryenton If your budget won't stretch to off-the-shelf lens kits for phone camera macro work, look around for a used jeweller's loupe in places like charity/thrift shops, car boot/garage sales etc.Blu-Tack or equivalent will hold the loupe flat against your phone camera's lens. Centre the loupe. Check your v...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:34:01 PDT
3D Printed Tilt-Shift Macro Extension Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Tilt-Shift-Macro-Extension-Tube/
3D Printed Tilt-Shift Macro Extension Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SMALL.jpg Cpt.Insano Well hello there photography/ 3D printing enthusiast. Today's project aims to turn something like this into something like this, using something a bit like this. I made this adapter for Nikon F mount lenses, but there's no reason it couldn't be modified for other mounts. (The files are available in ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:05:38 PDT
DIY Easy Mobile Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Mobile-Macro/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 23:15:25 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
From telephoto to Macro Lens (without a reverse ring) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-telephoto-to-Macro-Lens-without-a-reverse-rin/
From telephoto to Macro Lens (without a reverse ring) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SMALL.jpg fado1986 This is the story of how I hacked a telephoto lens into a really useful macro lens. WARMING: I CAN´T BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT YOU DO TO YOUR LENSES, FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTABLE BY YOUR OWN RISK. But first a little background on why I did the things I did (sorry if it is to long). The Story...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:24:06 PST
How To do macro photography with smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-do-macro-photography-with-smartphone/
How To do macro photography with smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/VRN8/HQCPLNWE/F16VRN8HQCPLNWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/VRN8/HQCPLNWE/F16VRN8HQCPLNWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/VRN8/HQCPLNWE/F16VRN8HQCPLNWE.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Take a camera disposable You need a disposable camera and the first thing to do, is open! Pick up lens! inside the camera, you can find a small lens...take it and put it aside. old cover or rubber band! take an old cover for your smartphone, and finds a way to fix the small lens on the ...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:46:01 PST
IPhone 5, iPhone 5S Slide-On Macro Lens - Great Close-ups on the cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-5-iPhone-5S-Slide-On-Macro-Lens-Great-Close/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FM5K/HOUFRW8L/FR7FM5KHOUFRW8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FM5K/HOUFRW8L/FR7FM5KHOUFRW8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FM5K/HOUFRW8L/FR7FM5KHOUFRW8L.SMALL.jpg appsman I've upgraded my DIY iPhone macro lens for the 5 and 5S. It's a bit smaller than one for for the iPhone 4, so it ends up being even cheaper to make than the old. Print out the lens holder at Shapeways: http://shpws.me/q26I It takes a 12mm glass lens that can be bought from Surplus Shed (http://www....
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 22:29:49 PST
Cheapest way to Convert Normal SLR Lens to Take Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-way-to-Convert-Normal-SLR-Lens-to-Take-Ma/
Cheapest way to Convert Normal SLR Lens to Take Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/DOE9/HNSDZP75/FW8DOE9HNSDZP75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/DOE9/HNSDZP75/FW8DOE9HNSDZP75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/DOE9/HNSDZP75/FW8DOE9HNSDZP75.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Way back in 1983 I bought the Ashai Pentax SLR Camera with a 50 mm normal lens. For taking macro photographs with this camera, I need a costlier macro lens, costing more than 500 dollars, in place of the normal one. Wait a minute... while shopping around I found this little toy costing about 10 do...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 05:41:05 PST
Simple Macro Lens For Lomo Kontruktor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Macro-Lens-For-Lomo-Kontruktor/
Simple Macro Lens For Lomo Kontruktor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZA6R/HNWFSMJX/FVBZA6RHNWFSMJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZA6R/HNWFSMJX/FVBZA6RHNWFSMJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZA6R/HNWFSMJX/FVBZA6RHNWFSMJX.SMALL.jpg brojewski In this, my very first Instructable, I want to show you how to make simple macro lens for your Lomo Konstruktor! What you will need: - Konstruktor - Empty toothpick box - Hair band - Some sticker paper/electric tape etc. Prepare yor camera First step of course is to get and prepare yo...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:38:02 PST
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Macro-Lighting-Rig-For-Compact-Cameras/
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:06:08 PDT
ЪДСК ТФ ЧЯЮИТ КДМЕГД ЭЦРЕГ СЮЭЕ ЦР http://www.instructables.com/id/BACK-TO-FRONT-KAMERA/
ЪДСК ТФ ЧЯЮИТ КДМЕГД ЭЦРЕГ СЮЭЕ ЦР - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SMALL.jpg crazyg ТН\З ТНIИБ ЩАЭ F\БНТ\ИБ АГГ ТНЕ ШДЧ . I СФЦLD GФ IЙTФ THE DETДILS ФF ЩHЧ I WДS PЯEFФRMING EДCH ДCTIФИ BUT I EИDED UP CHAИGIИG MФST THINGS THДT WEЯE PLДИИED , SФ TФ SДVE US ДLL A ЬIT ФF TIME I ШILL JUST STICК TФ WHДT I ШAS DФING AT THДT MФMEИT , ДND ДS MФЯE AND MФЯE SEEMS UЙЙESSДSAЯЧ ЧФUL UNDEЯSTAN...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 15:05:17 PDT
Lente macro para celular (lente do laser DVD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lente-macro-para-celular-lente-do-laser-DVD/
Lente macro para celular (lente do laser DVD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/HK9I/HKJRZJ33/F16HK9IHKJRZJ33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/HK9I/HKJRZJ33/F16HK9IHKJRZJ33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/HK9I/HKJRZJ33/F16HK9IHKJRZJ33.SMALL.jpg klaatu777 Já de há muito tempo tenho visto DIYs de macro para celular, mas nenhuma me satisfez nos critérios 1-reuso; 2- facilidade instalar (on-off);  e 3-durabilidade. Quanto menor a lente maior a dificuldade de atender a estes quesitos. Foi então que resolvi criar uma adaptação para fotografar/filmar/time...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 18:10:03 PDT
Canon SX50 HS Feature Tutorial for Bird and Macro Pictures. http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-SX50-HS-Feature-Tutorial-for-Bird-and-Macro-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/QJ0A/HH2VKYJH/FALQJ0AHH2VKYJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/QJ0A/HH2VKYJH/FALQJ0AHH2VKYJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/QJ0A/HH2VKYJH/FALQJ0AHH2VKYJH.SMALL.jpg alejandroerickson I describe my setup, from the way I carry the camera, to how I frame a hand-held shot at 1200mm (equiv), that will help you get the most out of your Canon SX50 HS.  I also cover macro shots and focus bracketing. REMEMBER!  It is not easy to shoot hand-held at 1200mm (equiv) with any camera.  Practi...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 10:06:50 PDT
Phone Macro Photography (HQ - using LED lens) http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Marco-Photography-HQ-using-LED-lens/
Phone Macro Photography (HQ - using LED lens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a quick and easy tutorial on taking macro photography pictures using your smartphone. The lenses work best with cameras having at least 5MP, with autofocus of course. So whats so special about this mobile macro photography guide? - I found an ingenious solution. The lense that I'm using is c...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 03:52:04 PDT
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Flash-Means-Better-Instructables/
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SMALL.jpg Phil B Photography means writing with light. It is not about a great camera, but about understanding and manipulating light. Bounce flash is a good way to produce pleasing lighting for Instructables photos and for other purposes. It can also be easy to do. The photo shows my old Pentax digital camera. The...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 09:25:05 PDT
Quick and Cheap Diffuse Light for Macro Images and Computer Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Cheap-Diffuse-Light-for-Macro-Images-and/
Quick and Cheap Diffuse Light for Macro Images and Computer Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SMALL.jpg WarehouseJim Introduction The lighting rig created here is suitable for a range of tasks where you want a diffuse light source. A perfect diffuse light (also called ambient light in 3D graphics) comes from all angles and won't cast shadows or have strong bright reflections.  Contrast this with a point light, l...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 04:53:17 PST
Modify Tamron 70-300mm Macro lens to switch on macro mode at 70mm http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Tamron-70-300mm-Macro-lens-to-switch-on-mac/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/FF7K/HD4VLZF0/FNLFF7KHD4VLZF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/FF7K/HD4VLZF0/FNLFF7KHD4VLZF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/FF7K/HD4VLZF0/FNLFF7KHD4VLZF0.SMALL.jpg raydream My first instructables submission :) In 2008 I discovered that the Sigma/Tamron 70-300mm lens contains a trick where you can extend the capability of the focusing distance. The older video I made in 2010 can be found here: http://youtu.be/byEkToJ0yTU Basically, the lens has a 'macro mode' butto...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:33:55 PST
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Lightbox-for-Photography/
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SMALL.jpg The Insomniac Hi there! This project came about from my hobby of collecting and trading vintage film cameras online. I needed a more professional-looking method of taking photos for my ads. I saw a couple of different 'ibles here doing roughly the same thing, but I had a particular requirement: I wanted mine to p...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:44:32 PST
How to take macro lens pictures from your iPod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-macro-lens-pictures-from-your-iPod/
How to take macro lens pictures from your iPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/QXDP/HCLBWVM0/FU5QXDPHCLBWVM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/QXDP/HCLBWVM0/FU5QXDPHCLBWVM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/QXDP/HCLBWVM0/FU5QXDPHCLBWVM0.SMALL.jpg smitty16 Here is a way to take HD close up pictures with your ipod  What You Need - An iPod case - A macro lens - I got mine out of a disposable camera Step 1 add some super glue around the edges of  the macro lens Finished Here are some pictures I took with the lens 
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 08:09:51 PST
DIY Macro Lens For S3 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Macro-Lens-For-S3/
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:57:06 PST
Super macro inversion lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-macro-inversion-lens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SMALL.jpg gordianknot A few days ago polarizing filter for my minolta 50 f1, 7, I slipped from my hands and broke. I wanted to try a bit of DIY and therefore, with simple steps, I revived the frame of the polarizing filter and the core optics of an old yashica j mini-film. For the first pass I disassembled the old car...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:04:11 PST
Inexpensive Macro Lens for your cell phone or tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Macro-Lens-for-your-cell-phone-or-tabl/
Inexpensive Macro Lens for your cell phone or tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/VVTY/HBNXWHEG/FSPVVTYHBNXWHEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/VVTY/HBNXWHEG/FSPVVTYHBNXWHEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/VVTY/HBNXWHEG/FSPVVTYHBNXWHEG.SMALL.jpg Gravity Boy There have been many different Instructables about this subject and none so far have been the same as what I have been doing for the past four years, so I thought I would let the maker community in on my secret. With the maker's  habit of acquiring and tearing apart disposable cameras, I have been ...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 23:04:18 PST
LED macro light - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-macro-light-DIY/
LED macro light - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SMALL.jpg zorwick  I am not big macro freak I don't buy a macro lens to not use it. Sometimes it's handy but that's all for me. Instead of a macro lens I bought three close-up+ filters for my 85mm lens with the filter thread 67mm diameter. First I took some macro shoots using my super bright LED torch, but later of c...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:58:19 PST
How to shoot Water droplets / macro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-shoot-Water-droplets-macro/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/3FSZ/HAM7VTD2/F0X3FSZHAM7VTD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/3FSZ/HAM7VTD2/F0X3FSZHAM7VTD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/3FSZ/HAM7VTD2/F0X3FSZHAM7VTD2.SMALL.jpg thetechnoland please vote! 
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 07:52:09 PST
High Quality Aspherical Close Up Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Quality-Aspherical-Close-Up-Lens/
High Quality Aspherical Close Up Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When I've had my first serious digital camera (a bridge Panasonic FZ20) I built a close up lens (with a lens from a binocular) to add on it, and I've made beautiful macro photography with that.  So, when I got on to an DSLR, I decided to build another close up lens which fits my Canon zoom EF 28-135...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:12:15 PST
Reverse Lens Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Lens-Macro-Photography/
Reverse Lens Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope After making the teeny tiny rocket engine I figured I should do this - all the photos were reverse lens macros... For anybody new to photography, or for the odd macro this is an awesome thing to try, it's tricky to master and very time consuming, or at least I seem to end up really in to it. You ge...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:18:02 PST
Macro Flash Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Flash-Reflector/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:59:27 PST
Creating Successful Photographs - Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Successful-Photographs-Nature/
Creating Successful Photographs - Nature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/1BLE/H9G190O7/FH21BLEH9G190O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/1BLE/H9G190O7/FH21BLEH9G190O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/1BLE/H9G190O7/FH21BLEH9G190O7.SMALL.jpg KathyTackettPhoto I know, I know, nature photography is easy right?  You don't have to do anything because nature does it for you.  Well, regardless, I do still have a few tips that you might not know or think of, so if you're curious, keep reading! **NOTE: Most photographs used in this tutorial were shot and retouc...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:36:10 PST
iPhone 4, 4s, and 5 Camera attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-4-4s-and-5-Camera-attachment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E5EO/H7UR8KMQ/FETE5EOH7UR8KMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E5EO/H7UR8KMQ/FETE5EOH7UR8KMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E5EO/H7UR8KMQ/FETE5EOH7UR8KMQ.SMALL.jpg Shakeabletax  I love Macro photography. But the lens are too expensive.I decided to design a attachable lens for the iPhone. I'm hopping to win the Replicator 2  in the 3D design Contest, so I can make my design a reality.
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 14:13:09 PDT
Make a simple Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-Macro-Lens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this quick DIY video, I will show you how to make a very simple macro focus filter for any camera lens!
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 06:25:48 PDT
Make a macro lens for your camera phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-macro-lens-for-your-camera-phone/
Make a macro lens for your camera phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9BUC/H6MF2YUM/FM29BUCH6MF2YUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9BUC/H6MF2YUM/FM29BUCH6MF2YUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9BUC/H6MF2YUM/FM29BUCH6MF2YUM.SMALL.jpg Perspective Image "Smart Phones" and notebooks/tablet PCs have great cameras that are capable of amazing close-up, macro images just by adding a simple supplementary lens mounted in a plastic holder.  The first image in this intro is a photo is regular table salt using the added lens; next to it is an image of the sa...
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:33:56 PDT
DIY Macro-Imaging Lens for Mobiles http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Marco-Imaging-Lens-for-Mobiles/
DIY Macro-Imaging Lens for Mobiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SMALL.jpg Chimex14 This Instructable shows you how to make a Macro-Imaging Lens for the camera on you phone or other mobile device. A simple definition of Macro-Imaging is taking a picture of something EXTREMELY close up.  I am not the one who discovered this. This is where i originally found it here. The thing you ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 10:16:44 PDT
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-DIY-iPhone-Macro/
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos After taking apart dozens of disposable cameras over the years, I found myself with a lot of lenses of varying sizes and nothing to use them for... until now! By making a simple carriage that would hold the lens and attach to my iPhone via rubber band, I was able to make a virtually free macro lens...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:24:29 PDT
POCKET LIGHTBOX FOR MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE FIELD http://www.instructables.com/id/POCKET-LIGHTBOX-FOR-MACRO-PHOTOGRAPHY-IN-THE-FIELD/
POCKET LIGHTBOX FOR MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE FIELD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/N3K1/H4AFZ8FM/F66N3K1H4AFZ8FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/N3K1/H4AFZ8FM/F66N3K1H4AFZ8FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/N3K1/H4AFZ8FM/F66N3K1H4AFZ8FM.SMALL.jpg dimdiode I enjoy all forms of photography, though I don't claim to be any good at it.  Macro photography is especially a lot of fun  -  to look at a bug, or a seedpod, or a close-up of a leaf, is really entertaining. You get to feel like you're shrunk down to the size of your subject, and are looking at it c...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 05:18:20 PDT
Photographic copy stand from old enlarger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Photographic-copy-stand-from-old-enlarger/
Photographic copy stand from old enlarger. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SMALL.jpg yellowcatt If you are an keen photographer, then the chances are that sooner-or-later you will want to copy artwork, old photos, small possessions such as jewellery etc. You can do this using a tripod but it is very fiddly to set up. To do it properly with ease you need a copy stand to keep the camera totally ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 16:17:30 PDT
Easy hi-res photo taken from one view with an easy method. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-should-be-a-hi-res-photo-taken-from-one-view-w/
Easy hi-res photo taken from one view with an easy method. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/INA2/H0OIVG2Z/FTFINA2H0OIVG2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/INA2/H0OIVG2Z/FTFINA2H0OIVG2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/INA2/H0OIVG2Z/FTFINA2H0OIVG2Z.SMALL.jpg kristofvagyok This short instructable will show you how to make an awesome hi-res picture from one thing from one view.  This method could be also used to make super macro photography and other purposes where You couldn't make one perfect shot, but from 3-5-10 or more pictures you could make the optimal picture....
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 09:08:52 PDT
Panoramic Tripod Bracket & Macro Slider (Universal Mod Added) http://www.instructables.com/id/Panoramic-Tripod-Bracket-Macro-Slider/
Panoramic Tripod Bracket & Macro Slider (Universal Mod Added) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SMALL.jpg MacGyver9 This tutorial will show you how to make a high quality, durable panoramic tripod bracket. Most people realize the importance of avoiding parallax problems when shooting panorama photos. While there are a number of commercial products available for this purpose, most I wouldn’t trust with my DSLRs. S...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 09:54:28 PST
How To (CHEAPLY) Take Micro / Macro Photography With Your iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-CHEAPLY-Take-Micro-Photography-With-Your-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/KU5D/GYC4KRIU/FFTKU5DGYC4KRIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/KU5D/GYC4KRIU/FFTKU5DGYC4KRIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/KU5D/GYC4KRIU/FFTKU5DGYC4KRIU.SMALL.jpg mr2monster So, I stumbled on a fun, cheap , little microscope on amazon that allows you to couple it with your iphone and take some pretty cool photos. First, you gotta get a microscope. I chose this one (Mini 45X Microscope) because it has an illuminated LED pack with it for when you need the extra light.  I...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 13:33:44 PST
MACROcase for iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/MACROcase-for-iphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9RHM/GV8SCVVY/F029RHMGV8SCVVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9RHM/GV8SCVVY/F029RHMGV8SCVVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9RHM/GV8SCVVY/F029RHMGV8SCVVY.SMALL.jpg toy-maker this is just what the name implies, a macro  lens built into the case for an iphone(4) i took a old iphone case i had lying around, modified it, and attached a lens from a old Nikon film camera i was playing around with. I designed and printed my own icon for the back and voila! This was a real easy...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 11:58:06 PST
Macro Photography and Photomicroscopy http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-and-Photomicroscopy/
Macro Photography and Photomicroscopy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SMALL.jpg tylercard This tutorial will cover Micro Photography, and Photomicroscopy. Before we get started, there are a few things you need to know. Macro photography is the same thing as Micro photography. Same thing, different name. See why here if you must know. I will refer to it as Macro from here on out for ...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:06:25 PST
How to Make a Lynny - A DIY Lensbaby! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lynny-A-DIY-Lensbaby-Similar-Resu/
How to Make a Lynny - A DIY Lensbaby! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SMALL.jpg CameraTester DIY Lensbaby - The Lynny - Similar Results - WAY Cheaper IF YOU LIKE THIS, PLEASE SUPPORT IT BY GOING TO THIS LINK, PLEASE! http://kck.st/uGivd8 This DIY project is made after a Lensbaby, but is built completely different. It’s made of only parts of an extension tube and macro filters. It is ...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:55:15 PDT
Easy Macro Image on a Canon EOS 40D http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Macro-Image-on-a-Canon-EOS-40D/
Easy Macro Image on a Canon EOS 40D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/BO96/GTW608YO/FR8BO96GTW608YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/BO96/GTW608YO/FR8BO96GTW608YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/BO96/GTW608YO/FR8BO96GTW608YO.SMALL.jpg aidanjarosgrilli How to take very easy macro images with a Canon EOS 40D. The Lens use the lens which can focus the closest that you have. Set the dial to "AV" snapping! :) Set the self timer to 2 seconds, put your camera on a tripod, aim, focus and press the shutter button. (warning do not...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 19:36:43 PDT
Super macro photography with a coupling ring http://www.instructables.com/id/super-macro-photo-with-a-coupling-ring/
Super macro photography with a coupling ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SMALL.jpg nicoo Today is super macro photo day ! Or how to achieve 16x magnification with your DSLR and 'regular' lenses... I have been trying and doing macro photography for quite some time now and I recently had acceptable results I thought I could share. The idea is to combine your usual lenses using a reverse...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:54:19 PDT
Close Up Wildlife Photography Without Hi-Tech Equipment. Update. http://www.instructables.com/id/Close-Up-Wildlife-Photography-Without-Hi-Tech-Equi/
Close Up Wildlife Photography Without Hi-Tech Equipment. Update. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SMALL.jpg Nostalgic Guy Back in the 60's & 70's when I was a small boy we led a different lifestyle to most kids these days, when I was four we moved from our maisonette above The Broadway a busy high street in Loughton Essex to Stevenage a new town in Hertfordshire. We were surrounded by wildlife, the road I lived in b...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 18:11:04 PDT
5$ macro flash diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/5-macro-flash-diffuser/
5$ macro flash diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SMALL.jpg ivars_v There are numerous flash diffuser instructables on this site but most of them are cumbersome, fragile, waste flash power and are not easy to pack. To get really sharp macro photos you must use small apertures for sufficient depth of field and really rigid support and non moving subject. Or just use...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:26:22 PDT
Simple Tips for Great Project Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tips-for-Great-Project-Photos/
Simple Tips for Great Project Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SMALL.jpg ChrysN Not everyone has access to expensive cameras or image editing software, this doesn't mean you can't have great project photos.  I've put together a few simple tips on how to improve your photos without having to buy new equiptment or software. When I first set out to make this step-by-step my inten...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 19:53:02 PDT
"And it was all yellow" http://www.instructables.com/id/And-it-was-all-yellow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZAFV/GOCNPI81/FQIZAFVGOCNPI81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZAFV/GOCNPI81/FQIZAFVGOCNPI81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZAFV/GOCNPI81/FQIZAFVGOCNPI81.SMALL.jpg Zem My entry to the Colors of the Rainbow contest :) Really my first attempt at good photography XD  Shot on my mom's Coolpix L100
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Tue, 31 May 2011 11:25:55 PDT
Insect Cooperation Assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Cooperation-Assistant/
Insect Cooperation Assistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SMALL.jpg jeoncs Ever wanted to get up close to a bug but you really don't want to just sit with it in your hand? I do lots of extreme macro and this makes the subjects more coopertive without harming them. Materials 1 Bic round Stick Pen (or similar removable on both ends pen) 1 piece of soft cloth Masking Tape...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:15:03 PDT
Lenses for a Digital pin hole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Lenses-for-a-Digital-pin-hole-camera/
Lenses for a Digital pin hole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/9J4M/GMIGG3HF/FHO9J4MGMIGG3HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/9J4M/GMIGG3HF/FHO9J4MGMIGG3HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/9J4M/GMIGG3HF/FHO9J4MGMIGG3HF.SMALL.jpg StephMill This Instructable is not to teach you how to make a pin hole, it is how to create lenses for the pin hole you have already created.  YOU WILL NEED: An old DVD player that you can destroy for parts, Tools to open the DVD player, Card stock, Hole punch, Your Digital Pin Hole Camera. Find a DVD Pla...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:45:12 PDT