Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - photos - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:10:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-grips-for-your-camera-using-sug/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:19:54 PST
How to take good Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-pictures-without-shadows/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 02:00:19 PST
Make an Artistic Double Exposure Silhouette with Pixlr Editor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Artistic-Double-Exposure-Silhouette-with-P/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:45:15 PDT
How to Take Great Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Great-Pictures-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SMALL.jpg randofo Learning how to take great pictures could take a lifetime. After all, photography is an art form and like all art forms, it takes time, patience and practice to master. There is not one clear path to taking great pictures and a lot of it comes down to the intuition of the photographer and how it res...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:18:01 PDT
Easy Workbench Photo Backdrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Workbench-Photo-Backdrop/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 11:46:23 PDT
DIY: Make a Scratch-Off Photo Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-a-Scratch-Off-Photo-Valentine/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:32:31 PST
Super Specs - 3D and much more http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Specs-Giga-Goggles/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 23:09:02 PDT
Make beautiful long exposures of whole albums http://www.instructables.com/id/Putting-an-album-in-one-long-exposure/
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:27:59 PDT
Laser Triggered High-Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Triggered-High-Speed-Photography/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2009 20:52:04 PDT
Taking Instructables Photos without a Third Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Instructables-Photos-without-a-Third-Hand/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 10:41:14 PDT
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Picture-Frames-Out-of-Cereal-free-Box-Cardb/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 12:16:42 PDT
Photography-the guide to great photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-the-guide-to-great-photos/
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 13:32:01 PDT
3D Anaglyph Camera Attachment! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-camera-attachment-to-take-3D-Anaglyp/
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Mon, 1 May 2006 05:44:13 PDT
How To Make A Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Pinhole-Camera/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:59:02 PST
How to Make a Grandparents' Calendar & Scrapbook (even if you don't know how to scrapbook) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Grandparents-Calendar-amp-Scrapbo/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 14:29:07 PST
CAMela Project - Compact film pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMela-Project---Compact-film-pinhole-camera/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:35:05 PST
How To Create an MTV-like Music Video w/ Photos in 5 mins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Relieve-Yourself-Of-Slideshow-Miseries/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2007 23:03:05 PDT