Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - video - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:20:01 PST BLOX v1.01 EASY Extendable Pole Mount for ANY Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Extendable-Pole-Mount-for-ANY-Camera/
EASY Extendable Pole Mount for ANY Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible I'll show you how to make an easy and very cheap Pole Mount for any kind of Camera. I decided to use an extendable pole whose length can be set from 75cm to 150cm.Two weeks ago I realized this mount (photo#2) to put on the seatpost in order to film from a cool point of view....
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:44:10 PDT
EASY Camera Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Camera-Handle/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Video Skate Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Skate-Dolly/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 17:53:52 PDT
Solid Steadicam / steadycam below $20 GoPro , dslr, vdslr The cheapest and best steadicam on Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Steadicam-below-20-GoPro-vdslr-dslr/
Solid Steadicam / steadycam below $20 GoPro , dslr, vdslr The cheapest and best steadicam on Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SMALL.jpg survival434 To build a steadicam need1. Flat piece of sheet metal with a length of 1 m and a width of 30mm.2. Handle of drill3. Socket wrench 3/8 inch4. Washer Screw 28mm - 13 pcs5. Ball bearing, 12mm inside width6. Cork mat7. Knob with M6 screw8. Cardan joint 1/4 inch9. Screw the hat with a length of 60 mm10....
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:11:28 PDT
Simple Panoramic Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Panoramic-Rig/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:21:58 PDT
$30 IKEA Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/30-IKEA-Camera-Slider/
$30 IKEA Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SMALL.jpg DerekMellott A $30 camera slider, no way! You better believe it. Here is a way to build a simple. effective, and wildly inexpensive camera slider in about an hour. This slider is simple to build with basic tools and has a weight capacity of 11lbs! Lets get to it! Tools Drill and drill bits Countersink ...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 07:19:42 PST
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Conversion-Tripod-into-Steadicam/
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:22:21 PDT
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane-The-Wooster-Sherlock-20-with-M/
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack The second Wooster Sherlock camera crane was built on the cheap for sure. Using only one pole cuts down the cost. Instead of having one crane that does it all, I decided to build this model specifically for manual tilt shots. The other great feature of this version is the ability to set up the camer...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:38:18 PDT
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cell-Phone-iPhone-Camera-Boom-and-/
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SMALL.jpg hyperfocused72 Building projects is fun, but it is even more fun when you can share them with other people.  I was looking for a way to use my iPhone camera to videotape some of my craft projects but couldn’t find what I needed, so I just decided to build it and document the process as my first Instructable.  I wa...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:14:32 PST
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-rigStabilizer-for-less-than-10Euro-Small/
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 This is a quick tutorial I wanted to share with you guys. This is a very easy and cheap tutorial that can be done with some basic tools. You can use it as in the first part and get a more professional look by finishing it with a carbonfiber Di-Noc foil and some black paint if you want to... If you'r...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 12:31:12 PST
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: The Magnet Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Vehicle-Mounts-The-Magnet-Mount/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:47:08 PDT
How To Make an Impromptu Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Impromptu-Camera-Stabilizer/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:37:24 PST
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Focus-for-DSLRs/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:33:47 PST
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-lamp-made-from-reclaimed-objects/
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 13:26:57 PDT
Camera Tube Dolly: Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Tube-Dolly-Step-by-Step/
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 10:44:02 PDT
GoPro clamp-mount for multiple angles with one camera (great for cycling!) http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-clamp-mount-for-multiple-angles-with-one-cam/
GoPro clamp-mount for multiple angles with one camera (great for cycling!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SMALL.jpg ossum Why I needed it GoPro videos get terribly boring when shot from one perspective only. When I decided to tackle my first two day mountain bike race, over what promised to be interesting terrain, I knew that I wanted to try and document it. Unfortunately, none of the official GoPro mounts are suitable...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 08:05:59 PDT
DSLR Shoulder Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Shoulder-Rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/363X/H1JUI7C6/FV1363XH1JUI7C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/363X/H1JUI7C6/FV1363XH1JUI7C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/363X/H1JUI7C6/FV1363XH1JUI7C6.SMALL.jpg benfloom After surfing the World Wide Web and coming up empty handed I figured I'd design one myself. "Design what?" you are probably asking yourself and the answer to that question is a DSLR Shoulder Rig. If you haven't noticed it costs upwards of $200 to buy a half decent shoulder stabilizer for a DSLR and...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:49:47 PDT
Camera Battery Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Battery-Adapter/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:12:15 PDT
steadycam http://www.instructables.com/id/SteadiCam/
steadycam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8X92/GX5XKRF2/FT78X92GX5XKRF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8X92/GX5XKRF2/FT78X92GX5XKRF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8X92/GX5XKRF2/FT78X92GX5XKRF2.SMALL.jpg spiderham I've been looking at steadycams for awhile now but haven't been very keen on the price of the brand name ones. There are a few that go for a fraction of the brand name rigs but they look simple enough to make, so here we are... Materials List MATERIALS: -1 - 36" L, 1" W, 1/8" T aluminum flat sto...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:59:34 PST
Analog Picture-in-Picture Video Rig. Capture content, and person with good audio, at the same time with one camera. http://www.instructables.com/id/2FerCam-Video-Interview-Rig-Captures-Both-Subject/
Analog Picture-in-Picture Video Rig. Capture content, and person with good audio, at the same time with one camera. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SMALL.jpg calebjc An interview camera rig designed to enable an interviewer with 1 small digital camera to capture picture in picture interviews with good audio on both subjects without a camera-person. Made with a harmonica holder, Canon SD1000 camera, small mirror, quick-ties, Shoe Goo and flex pipe. The rig captu...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2007 11:00:56 PST
Camera Dolly (tech shop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-tech-shop/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 10:55:45 PST
Long-Range Canon DSLR Video Trigger (V2, greatly simplified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Range-Canon-DSLR-Video-Trigger-V2-greatly-s/
Long-Range Canon DSLR Video Trigger (V2, greatly simplified) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SMALL.jpg herx This is a re-visit of my first Instructable (found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Canon-DSLR-Video-Trigger/).   That version worked just fine, but was a bit expensive, a bit big and heavy, and certainly way more complicated than it needed to be.   It did have some nice features, like a...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:28:57 PST
iPad Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-Tripod-Mount/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:28:06 PST
Ball Bearing Jib Arm w/ Motorized Pan & Tilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Bearing-Jib-Arm-w-Motorized-Pan-Tilt/
Ball Bearing Jib Arm w/ Motorized Pan & Tilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse Update September 2013:  What started as a hobby has turned into something pretty serious.  We are readying the launch of an open-source cinematic motion-control rig.  If you wanna stay up on the futue of cinematography "like" us at //www.facebook.com/openmoco Turn a telescope arm, workout bar bell,...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 23:12:15 PST
CAMERA STABILIZER http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMERA-STABILIZER-1/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 12:46:44 PDT
Flip HD Camera Mods and Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-HD-Camera-Mods-and-Tips/
Flip HD Camera Mods and Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2PWU/GTUG0R5N/FB82PWUGTUG0R5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2PWU/GTUG0R5N/FB82PWUGTUG0R5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2PWU/GTUG0R5N/FB82PWUGTUG0R5N.SMALL.jpg FlipVans1966 Owners of a Flip HD video camera should be aware of the versatility and the level of customization these lightweight cameras posses. Although the video quality is lesser in comparison to more expensive digital cameras, for not much money and minor handy work, any Flip HD camera can be drastically im...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 20:44:12 PDT
Super Awesome Digi-Cinema Camera Rigs!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Awesome-Digi-CInema-Camera-Rigs/
Super Awesome Digi-Cinema Camera Rigs!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/Y64P/GSNQRFVU/FKYY64PGSNQRFVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/Y64P/GSNQRFVU/FKYY64PGSNQRFVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/Y64P/GSNQRFVU/FKYY64PGSNQRFVU.SMALL.jpg MattosaurusRex I'm a film teacher and photographer, and I've learned that most photo/video accessories are tremendously overpriced. This instructable will teach you to make a variety of camera rigs that can improve the technical quality of your images and digital video. Most or all digital cameras now have video c...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 13:03:28 PDT
Budget Launch, Aerial Video Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Launch-Aerial-Video-Balloon/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:22:09 PDT
Night Vision Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-Camera-1/
Night Vision Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SMALL.jpg randofo Much like the Light of Eärendil guides Frodo in dark places, so too will your homemade night vision camera be your guiding beacon. Whether out in the woods camping with friends, capturing that elusive glimpse of a Scandinavian troll, or while on a top secret spy mission, this special camera capture...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 14:50:37 PDT
DSLR Video Shooting Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Video-Shooting-Rig/
DSLR Video Shooting Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/GF7T/GIH8NI3A/FKGGF7TGIH8NI3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/GF7T/GIH8NI3A/FKGGF7TGIH8NI3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/GF7T/GIH8NI3A/FKGGF7TGIH8NI3A.SMALL.jpg courtervideo Introduction: Anyone involved with pro or prosumer photography and videography these days is aware of the exploding popularity of the HDSLR, or High Definition Single Lens Reflex cameras. An extraordinary combination of image quality and relatively low cost, these are essentially still cameras th...
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Tue, 4 Jan 2011 16:42:59 PST
Timelapse Photos With Your Camera - - - - The Easy Way - - - - http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Photos-With-Your-Camera-The-Easy/
Timelapse Photos With Your Camera - - - - The Easy Way - - - - - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WQU0/GI0TK0GQ/F2YWQU0GI0TK0GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WQU0/GI0TK0GQ/F2YWQU0GI0TK0GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WQU0/GI0TK0GQ/F2YWQU0GI0TK0GQ.SMALL.jpg Constructer This instructable shows you how to take timelapse photos with almost any camera. The best part is you do not have to tear your camera apart and it is low cost. This is really a motorized finger that pushes the button of your camera for you. The time between shots is determined by the speed of...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 14:00:00 PST
Shoulder rig for DSLR & Camcorders http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoulder-rig-for-DSLR-Camcorders/
Shoulder rig for DSLR & Camcorders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/PXTP/GE7LBJGC/FH4PXTPGE7LBJGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/PXTP/GE7LBJGC/FH4PXTPGE7LBJGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/PXTP/GE7LBJGC/FH4PXTPGE7LBJGC.SMALL.jpg chefmichel Does your hand shake ? Are your friends seasick while watching your home video's ? Here a cheap,  very easy to build handheld shoulder rig for DSLR and camcorders. Today's camcorders are very light, and many people shake after 2 minutes of filming. This DIY rig helps to steady a DSLR or camcorder, s...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:14:44 PDT
Underwater Housing for miniDV http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-Housing-for-miniDV/
Underwater Housing for miniDV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/UHCC/F41EPA8KXP2/FVJUHCCF41EPA8KXP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/UHCC/F41EPA8KXP2/FVJUHCCF41EPA8KXP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/UHCC/F41EPA8KXP2/FVJUHCCF41EPA8KXP2.SMALL.jpg Bobby_M Well, I took a good look at the possibility that I'd be diving again anytime soon and figured that since I already sold off all my dive gear, this housing was just on the shelf due to pride. In an effort to get some of my clutter out, I put the housing and camera up on Ebay so that someone else migh...
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Thu, 6 Jul 2006 16:17:22 PDT
DIY Camera Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Rig/
DIY Camera Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HL2Z/GA6JFSSC/FK2HL2ZGA6JFSSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HL2Z/GA6JFSSC/FK2HL2ZGA6JFSSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HL2Z/GA6JFSSC/FK2HL2ZGA6JFSSC.SMALL.jpg daniel2008 Build an advanced camera mount/stabilizer rig for less than $120 from materials available around the house and the local hardware store! I am an aspiring film-maker and photographer and have over the years experimented with many ways to shoot video. My experience is that anything professional photo...
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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 11:14:08 PDT
Make a PVC microphone shockmount for $1.20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-PVC-microphone-shockmount-for-120/
Make a PVC microphone shockmount for $1.20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0ZUE/G6MPCCT9/FWV0ZUEG6MPCCT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0ZUE/G6MPCCT9/FWV0ZUEG6MPCCT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0ZUE/G6MPCCT9/FWV0ZUEG6MPCCT9.SMALL.jpg retrofilms What is a shockmount?  If want to record dialogue for your movie, using a shotgun mic on the end of a boom pole is a good way to capture it.  The problem is that if your mic is connected directly to the pole, it will pick up noise from the operator's hands.  A shockmount suspends the mic up and away...
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 23:04:34 PDT
DIY Camera Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SQPD/G6MPFLLP/FI2SQPDG6MPFLLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SQPD/G6MPFLLP/FI2SQPDG6MPFLLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SQPD/G6MPFLLP/FI2SQPDG6MPFLLP.SMALL.jpg murray484 Just something I built this week.  You can find more information about it here and how I built it here: http://colvins.ca/?p=44
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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 04:42:05 PST
Homemade 'Easyrig' Overhead Camera Support http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Easyrig-Overhead-Camera-Support/
Homemade 'Easyrig' Overhead Camera Support - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/K3EC/G43EBF3N/F10K3ECG43EBF3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/K3EC/G43EBF3N/F10K3ECG43EBF3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/K3EC/G43EBF3N/F10K3ECG43EBF3N.SMALL.jpg Icedvovo This device is an overhead camera support system that is designed to transfer the weight of the video camera from your arms and shoulders to your hips. The rig is basically an overhead arm that you attach the camera to. The other end of the arm is attached to your back by way of a backpack or dedica...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 17:06:09 PST
Movie Flipbook you can make at the office (No drill or workshop tools needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Flipbook-you-can-make-at-the-office-No-dril/
Movie Flipbook you can make at the office (No drill or workshop tools needed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SMALL.jpg SwitchGirl Make a Flip Book from iHeartSwitch on Vimeo. (REFERENCES: http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade_Flipbook_2/ AND http://thecurio.us/blog/?p=14) We had to make something for the Christmas exchange this year that was $10 and under. I looked to the cinema for inspiration, and found the flipbook...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 14:10:06 PST
AV Selector Box http://www.instructables.com/id/AV-Selector-Box/
AV Selector Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/EUFL/G2HDXSBW/F9XEUFLG2HDXSBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/EUFL/G2HDXSBW/F9XEUFLG2HDXSBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/EUFL/G2HDXSBW/F9XEUFLG2HDXSBW.SMALL.jpg lemonie I have a DVD player, a VHS video, and a mini-DV video camera. I record off the mini-DV to my PC, I'm also recording VHS to digital in a similar way. Sometimes I take audio-video from the DVD to the PC.I used to feed composite-video to my PC's graphics-card, and the audio to Line-in via a hacked SCAR...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 14:08:40 PST
Easy build TelePrompter for your video camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-build-TelePrompter-for-your-video-camera/
Easy build TelePrompter for your video camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HGHF/G2HDZUCO/FI2HGHFG2HDZUCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HGHF/G2HDZUCO/FI2HGHFG2HDZUCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HGHF/G2HDZUCO/FI2HGHFG2HDZUCO.SMALL.jpg MechanicalMashup This is how I made a TelePrompter for my podcast to save me having to memorize lines. Which I am terrible at. I found a application on the itunes store for the ipod touch and iphone for TelePrompter but could not afford the hardware they offered to sell me. So I made my own out of Coroplast and a CD...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 10:39:38 PST
Salvage a Broken Mini DV Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-a-broken-Mini-DV-tape/
Salvage a Broken Mini DV Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/F9MH/G0AMFLQ3/F04F9MHG0AMFLQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/F9MH/G0AMFLQ3/F04F9MHG0AMFLQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/F9MH/G0AMFLQ3/F04F9MHG0AMFLQ3.SMALL.jpg yokozuna As my friend gmjhowe recently pointed out, Mini-DV and pretty much all other tape formats are on the edge of being entirely replaced by internal and card memory systems. However, I figure a few people may run across a similar situation with a broken tape, and thought documenting this process may pro...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 20:26:53 PDT
Shady Optical Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/Shady-Optical-Illusion/
Shady Optical Illusion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H33E/G0AMK6N0/FDCH33EG0AMK6N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H33E/G0AMK6N0/FDCH33EG0AMK6N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H33E/G0AMK6N0/FDCH33EG0AMK6N0.SMALL.jpg greeenpro Here's a simple yet surprising optical illusion that can be made within minutes. It involves four different shades of blue that border each other. The shades go from lightest to darkest when viewed from left to right. The illusion comes into play when an object is placed along the borders of each...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2009 12:42:32 PDT
3D Anaglyph Camera Attachment! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-camera-attachment-to-take-3D-Anaglyp/
3D Anaglyph Camera Attachment! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/YQ6J/BF7EP27XYYE/FYPYQ6JBF7EP27XYYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/YQ6J/BF7EP27XYYE/FYPYQ6JBF7EP27XYYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/YQ6J/BF7EP27XYYE/FYPYQ6JBF7EP27XYYE.SMALL.jpg gibbon This device lets you take 3D anaglyph photos and movies with an ordinary camera. The parts cost about $30. It's pretty simple to build and you don't need any special software or camera equipment. Please let me know if you have any improvements on this design.Newsflash! The photos below show a sl...
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Mon, 1 May 2006 05:44:13 PDT
High Speed Videography for Beginners. http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Videography-for-Beginners/
High Speed Videography for Beginners. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QP4V/FQR1H57X/FW6QP4VFQR1H57X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QP4V/FQR1H57X/FW6QP4VFQR1H57X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QP4V/FQR1H57X/FW6QP4VFQR1H57X.SMALL.jpg Spl1nt3rC3ll Everyone I have met and talked to share one thing in common: the desire to own, or at least play with, a high speed camera. Though I doubt that many of the people reading this have a high speed camera of their own, it is my wish that the few who's dream came true will find this guide useful. This is...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2009 09:11:40 PST
Camera mount for a motorcycle (Rear peg) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-mount-for-a-motorcycle/
Camera mount for a motorcycle (Rear peg) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/EE0W/FM2KBBHC/FQEEE0WFM2KBBHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/EE0W/FM2KBBHC/FQEEE0WFM2KBBHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/EE0W/FM2KBBHC/FQEEE0WFM2KBBHC.SMALL.jpg kaptaink_cg I have been scouring the net for a camera mount for my sport bike for quite a while now. Everything I find is either too expensive, clunky, or too hard to install/uninstall. Some are all three! One day I had an epiphany and came up with this design. It's simple, easy, and can be installed in sec...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:53:27 PDT
How to make a Professional Short Film for $80 (Part I - Pre-Production). http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Professional-Short-Film-for-80-Par/
How to make a Professional Short Film for $80 (Part I - Pre-Production). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2VUF/FKD1HR8K/F0W2VUFFKD1HR8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2VUF/FKD1HR8K/F0W2VUFFKD1HR8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2VUF/FKD1HR8K/F0W2VUFFKD1HR8K.SMALL.jpg Hermes Part II can be found here: How to make a Professional Short Film for $80 (Part II - Production) I've been making films since the fifth grade. In this time, I have created countless shorts that continually get better. As a senior in high school, I felt I should make a final film to sum up all I had ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2008 16:28:21 PDT
Underwater Camera Housing for small video camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-Camera-Housing-for-small-video-camera/
Underwater Camera Housing for small video camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZFEV/FH47AFQD/FSAZFEVFH47AFQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZFEV/FH47AFQD/FSAZFEVFH47AFQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZFEV/FH47AFQD/FSAZFEVFH47AFQD.SMALL.jpg KeukaBoy Build yourself an inexpensive underwater video camera housing in about 2 hours with simple tools most home shops have. The housing is excellent for snorkeling, kayak, and other surface adventures. I'm not certain of its design for deeper adventures. Start here http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwa...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2008 21:43:18 PDT
Improved Underwater Camera Housing http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Underwater-Camera-Housing/
Improved Underwater Camera Housing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/K06K/FGFRD5O4/F21K06KFGFRD5O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/K06K/FGFRD5O4/F21K06KFGFRD5O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/K06K/FGFRD5O4/F21K06KFGFRD5O4.SMALL.jpg themakeclass This instructable shows how everybody can make an underwater camera housing, using regular materials and for only a few bucks! You could film your family of friends under water, in a swimming pool...Or film some fish in an aquarium!Here you can watch some footage that I shoot in an aquarium with thi...
By: themakeclass

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Tue, 20 May 2008 16:16:41 PDT
Kipkay's Video Tips & Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Kipkays-Video-Tips--Tricks/
Kipkay's Video Tips & Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/2SGT/FBVHEU40/FO82SGTFBVHEU40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/2SGT/FBVHEU40/FO82SGTFBVHEU40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/2SGT/FBVHEU40/FO82SGTFBVHEU40.SMALL.jpg Kipkay Here are 5 easy and cheap tricks for anyone who uses a camcorder. Total cost for all 5 is under $10! Tip #1 Pick up a cheap rubber doorstop at your local hardware store or grocery store (about $2) This little handy guy works great under your camera for low floor shots. You can adjust the height ...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2008 16:35:49 PST
Making an army of Gromit's (Claymation Mold making) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-army-of-Gromits-Claymation-Mold-making/
Making an army of Gromit's (Claymation Mold making) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/QHZ5/FB11U75J/FYBQHZ5FB11U75J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/QHZ5/FB11U75J/FYBQHZ5FB11U75J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/QHZ5/FB11U75J/FYBQHZ5FB11U75J.SMALL.jpg edwatkins Fancy making a clay stop motion animation Aardman style? Chances are that you will need more than one clay figure, in fact you'll probably need a small army.Here's an inexpensive way to make 'clones' of your original sculpture.Materials Needed:Armature wire (1/16")Van Aken Plastalina ClaySculpeyFoam...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2008 21:17:51 PST