Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - video - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:47:36 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
Skateboard Camera Slider / Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Camera-Slider-Dolly/
Skateboard Camera Slider / Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/RUJD/ITKLK9OZ/F1DRUJDITKLK9OZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/RUJD/ITKLK9OZ/F1DRUJDITKLK9OZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/RUJD/ITKLK9OZ/F1DRUJDITKLK9OZ.SMALL.jpg gabriellmaia Low money, high creativity and a need of a camera slider made me do this experience.. What we will need This board i've bought just for this experience to make a slider that I can move more than the short distances that the normal sliders usually allow (and with a lower cost). We will also need a...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:26:42 PDT
DIY "PRO" DSLR slider for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PRO-DSLR-Slider-for-10/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 08:26:14 PDT
Fastest and most agile cinema drone ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastest-and-Most-Agile-Cinema-Drone-Ever/
Fastest and most agile cinema drone ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/BARH/IRDUTL1Q/F4VBARHIRDUTL1Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/BARH/IRDUTL1Q/F4VBARHIRDUTL1Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/BARH/IRDUTL1Q/F4VBARHIRDUTL1Q.SMALL.jpg tahitianrider I've been piloting drones for aerial video for a while now, either some big bulky drones made to carry gopros or video platforms like the Parrot Bebops. I've also been flying and freestyling with race drones for while too! Those tiny drones that can reach more than 130 km/h in about just 3 seconds!!...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:48:36 PDT
Film a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-a-Motorcycle/
Film a Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ATJX/IQSCG9P1/FEHATJXIQSCG9P1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ATJX/IQSCG9P1/FEHATJXIQSCG9P1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ATJX/IQSCG9P1/FEHATJXIQSCG9P1.SMALL.jpg bekathwia Motorcycle riding is fun, but capturing good video of a rider on a moving bike can be difficult. What follows are the details of an attempt to film an interview aboard my motorcycle, with whatever equipment and friends Maria and I could gather. There are certainly more ways to film a moving subject ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:03:36 PDT
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cheap-Video-Lighting-for-Less-Than-30/
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SMALL.jpg SiliconHowTo Guys, this instructable is entry of the "Trash to treasure challenge", please vote if you like it.Why do you need video lighting?The best camera will perform bad on bad light conditioning and the worst camera will perform well on good light conditions.As you can see on the image shooting in bad ligh...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:22:05 PDT
Make Stuff Vanish in a Video! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Stuff-Vanish-in-a-Video/
Make Stuff Vanish in a Video! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project I'm going to show you how to make objects disappear in your videos using a PC or your phone.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in details. If you do, then continue reading the written steps along with picture...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 14:14:55 PDT
Timelapse Photography with a DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Photography-With-a-DSLR/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 19:58:49 PDT
Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Slider-2/
Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/79KL/IOSPE4L3/FAG79KLIOSPE4L3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/79KL/IOSPE4L3/FAG79KLIOSPE4L3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/79KL/IOSPE4L3/FAG79KLIOSPE4L3.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hey guys, today we will share with you our camera slider project. We have seen couple of projects here and there so we decided to give it a try and make our own. Note: This project was originally made by : Matt Requirements For this project we will need. 1- Wooden Dowel Rods ( 22mm diameter ,...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 02:36:47 PDT
DIY $20 Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-20-Camera-Slider/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:46:48 PDT
Another GoPro-to-Car Stabilizer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-GoPro-to-Car-Stabilizer-Mount/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 08:58:24 PDT
Handheld 2D Gopro Gimbal From Defective Drone Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-2D-Gopro-Gimbal-From-Defective-Drone-Part/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:40:34 PDT
Free magnetic Gopro mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-magnetic-Gopro-mount/
Free magnetic Gopro mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/SD0Q/ID77LCVK/F42SD0QID77LCVK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/SD0Q/ID77LCVK/F42SD0QID77LCVK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/SD0Q/ID77LCVK/F42SD0QID77LCVK.SMALL.jpg scarpentier A magnetic Gopro mount can be really useful for a lot of footage, as for exemple car footage. I propose a DIY to make it almost for free and in two minutes. The hardest part is to find a magnet strong enough to support the Gopro's weight What you need and assembly You will need a old hard drive ...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:12:18 PDT
Rope Slider Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Slider-Cam/
Rope Slider Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/8VNO/ID0PSGET/FQS8VNOID0PSGET.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/8VNO/ID0PSGET/FQS8VNOID0PSGET.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/8VNO/ID0PSGET/FQS8VNOID0PSGET.SMALL.jpg hacker-cycle When me and my friends where shooting a biking film this spring, (check it out here at the end of the summer), we had a problem keeping the camera steady and in focus even when we were moving quickly on uneven ground. This was the inspiration behind this project. The Rope Slider Cam helps to keep th...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 22:37:50 PDT
Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Camera-Dolly-for-your-Tripod/
Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SMALL.jpg chadmikell If you are interested in getting more fluid sweeping shots when shooting video or simply looking for an easy way to move your tripod around while taking shots, this instructable is for you. It can be done very inexpensively with just a few tools and a cheap piece of wood. Just a Few Tools Needed ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:09:10 PDT
Simple Dolly with 3dprinted parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dolly-with-3dprinted-parts/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:37:22 PDT
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-useful-Rotating-Mount-for-any-Camera/
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/QH97/IP08UBYY/FFPQH97IP08UBYY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/QH97/IP08UBYY/FFPQH97IP08UBYY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/QH97/IP08UBYY/FFPQH97IP08UBYY.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick instructable I'll show you how to make a cool Rotating Mount for any camera. It's a very quick project and it's cheap too. Basically we will hack a kitchen timer reducing its shrill sound and inserting a 1/4" nut in the bottom so we will be able to mount it on a tripod.The ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:32:33 PDT
How to create a time-lapse on Android http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-time-lapse-on-Android/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:32:13 PDT
30 Second Table Top Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Table-Top-Dolly/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:30 PDT
Cheap Quick Release Universal Camera Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-Release-Universal-Camera-Tripod-Mount/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:51:51 PDT
A simple, modular camera stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-modular-camera-stabiliser/
A simple, modular camera stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SMALL.jpg Mika Kuitunen Anyone who's ever shot videos on a DSLR or a small camcorder knows how difficult it is to keep steady, especially if you are moving. I make videos and short films quite a lot and along the way I've built and developed my own rigs for stabilising the camera. This rig is the current iteration and it h...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:03 PDT
VinePro - Camera Head Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/VinePro-Camera-Head-Mount/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:37:59 PDT
DIY Gopro Frame - Marco para gopro multiuso http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gopro-Frame-Marco-para-gopro-multiuso/
DIY Gopro Frame - Marco para gopro multiuso - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Este marco lo hice por que queria grabar videos con mi gopro y a la vez sacar fotos con una camara compacta (mi gopro es una hero3 y no saca fotos mientras graba videos). Tambien sirve para poner la gopro y el smartphone como pantalla, o la gopro y una bateria externa o una camara compacta y una bat...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:00:35 PDT
Unlimited SD Card Backup in the Field - Hard Drive Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-SD-Card-Backup-in-the-Field-Hard-Drive-H/
Unlimited SD Card Backup in the Field - Hard Drive Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/CE7H/I6ZTJCCR/FBXCE7HI6ZTJCCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/CE7H/I6ZTJCCR/FBXCE7HI6ZTJCCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/CE7H/I6ZTJCCR/FBXCE7HI6ZTJCCR.SMALL.jpg blorgggg This instructable shows you how to (relatively easily) convert a Western Digital Wireless hard drive into the ultimate tool for backing up SD card data in the field. I built this device for a month-long expedition into the middle of nowhere in Madagascar (https://openexplorer.com/expedition/dissemin...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:22:01 PDT
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-TabletSmartphone-Tripod-Mount/
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 The cameras in the tablets and smartphones that many people carry in their pocket every day pack a lot of picture-taking power that was unheard of for cell phones only a few years ago!  However, smartphones and tablets aren't typically equipped with a tripod mount.  This Instructable will show an ea...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 15:30:37 PST
Gopro safety loop - Sencillo lazo de seguridad para gopro http://www.instructables.com/id/Sencillo-lazo-de-seguridad-para-gopro/
Gopro safety loop - Sencillo lazo de seguridad para gopro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/7O44/I6WONXVP/FXV7O44I6WONXVP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/7O44/I6WONXVP/FXV7O44I6WONXVP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/7O44/I6WONXVP/FXV7O44I6WONXVP.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 A simple, cheap and helpful safety loop for gopro.Estoy haciendo unos montajes para la gopro, pero para probarlos si funcionan tengo que poner un lazo de seguridad por si fallan...Aca hice unos sencillos lazos por si la camara se cae Materiales Cordel, o perlonAgujaHilo (cualquier color)Termoretr...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:07:25 PST
DIY Super Selfie Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Selfie-Stick/
DIY Super Selfie Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SMALL.jpg KRA5H My wife bought me a selfie stick sometimes called Wand of Narcissus, which is ironic since I so rarely actually take selfies. But, once I took a look at its simplicity of design, I couldn't leave well enough alone and decided to create the “Super Selfie-Stick.” The advantage of a selfie stick is tha...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:32:01 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:13:22 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
EASY Camera Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GI2N/IKJ88UCJ/FWAGI2NIKJ88UCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GI2N/IKJ88UCJ/FWAGI2NIKJ88UCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GI2N/IKJ88UCJ/FWAGI2NIKJ88UCJ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this FAST and EASY ible I'm going to show you how to make a camera handle in just 5 minutes for 0$.A camera handle it's basically a handle that helps you to keep better any action camera with just one hand, this means also that your videos will come out without shaking.The one i'm goi...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Video Skate Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Skate-Dolly/
Video Skate Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/A3MN/HW6HYIYG/F2SA3MNHW6HYIYG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/A3MN/HW6HYIYG/F2SA3MNHW6HYIYG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/A3MN/HW6HYIYG/F2SA3MNHW6HYIYG.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn My 3d printed "Video Skate Dolly" is a handy piece of gear to add to your collection. It has an adjustable arm, rotating base, and tilting head. The wheels can also be adjusted to shoot a 360 degree video. Using recycled roller-blade wheels and PLA plastic it is easy on the environment and your b...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Simple Panoramic Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Below are directions for a simple rig for panoramic video. It was built with free pallet wood and the temporary use of my mountain bike rim. The project took about 5 minutes to put it together. ​Tools/Materials Tools: SawDrillMeasuring tapeMaterials: Bicycle Rim/Tire (26” used for this project...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SMALL.jpg Kiteman One of the dangers of getting into new hobbies is the urge to spend out on gadgets you think you need, but end up gathering dust in the back of a cupboard. There must be millions of dollars-worth of almost-new golf clubs, fishing poles and photography gear lurking, unused and unloved, in the world's...
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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...
By: Mr. Noack

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: The Magnet Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SMALL.jpg gjchandler UPDATE: Based on feedback from this site and a few forums, It is recommended that you make sure there is some thin cloth between the magnet and your car paint, as it will aggressively scratch the finish. This was originally made for a car that was going to be painted later.I would use a thin enoug...
By: gjchandler

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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/
How To Make an Impromptu Camera Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/B54R/HAQ2UQQX/FPDB54RHAQ2UQQX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/B54R/HAQ2UQQX/FPDB54RHAQ2UQQX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/B54R/HAQ2UQQX/FPDB54RHAQ2UQQX.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Nothing ruins a good video like too much camera shake. And the best way to prevent shaking in your moving shots is with some kind of camera stabilizer. Two of the most common types of camera stabilizers that are used in the film industry are the Steadicam and the Fig Rig. These systems are very...
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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/
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SMALL.jpg tenzijth With HD video being all the rage, I thought I'd share how I made a simple follow focus for my DSLR. There are several different ways to do this, I know I've seen a couple of other DIYs for the same thing on youtube (e.g. using rubber bands, jar openers), but I made mine with the materials I had lyin...
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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/
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SMALL.jpg The Engineer As Hero Photography is about capturing light. Light bounces off your subject, through your lenses, and you freeze it there, so you can show other people your view of the world. Which is beautiful, but it's bloody hard if there's not enough light for your camera to pick up. After my time-lapse photography ...
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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/
Camera Tube Dolly: Step by Step - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SMALL.jpg Almost Midnight We chose this design for its easy to find materials and practical transport possibilities. Moreover, many dollies need you to find a tripod head, for which we didn’t have the budget.   Materials Total for a Vinten ProTouch 3809-8 tripod with a track of 6m, check below for details on h...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
DSLR Shoulder Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/363X/H1JUI7C6/FV1363XH1JUI7C6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/363X/H1JUI7C6/FV1363XH1JUI7C6.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Camera Battery Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3GX3/GX51873L/FZU3GX3GX51873L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3GX3/GX51873L/FZU3GX3GX51873L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3GX3/GX51873L/FZU3GX3GX51873L.SMALL.jpg DerekMellott I built this adapter in order to add larger battery capacity for prolonged time lapse shooting, it will work for adding battery hours to your camera or anything at a fraction of the price of commercial options.  Be aware that messing around with electricity can be dangerous to you and your equipm...
By: DerekMellott

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8X92/GX5XKRF2/FT78X92GX5XKRF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8X92/GX5XKRF2/FT78X92GX5XKRF2.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Camera Dolly (tech shop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/L4G4/GWPPXSCO/F8KL4G4GWPPXSCO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/L4G4/GWPPXSCO/F8KL4G4GWPPXSCO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/L4G4/GWPPXSCO/F8KL4G4GWPPXSCO.SMALL.jpg daveclark5   Our high school has a digital media production course and did not have a dolly.   With the tools and expertise of tech shop (techshop.ws) i put together a basic camera dolly in a couple of weekends. There is a large variety in commercial pro-styles.   This design was made from some steel and wood...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: herx

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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:28:57 PST