Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - video http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:55:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Achieve a Stunning Professional Film Cinematic (Cheaply and Easily) http://www.instructables.com/id/Achieve-a-Stunning-Professional-Film-Cinematic-Che/
Achieve a Stunning Professional Film Cinematic (Cheaply and Easily) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome Ever wanted to get the extra special film look, but just can't get that video mojo? well It may be simpler than you think. In this Instructable I'll tell you how to easily and cheaply create that filmic look and make you videos look more professional. This can all be achieved with only budget of 0$ ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:47:59 PDT
Make a super-bright video RING-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-bright-video-RING-LIGHT/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:07 PDT
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/
EASY Camera Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.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
Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Slider/
Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/J514/HXA9OALK/FZFJ514HXA9OALK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/J514/HXA9OALK/FZFJ514HXA9OALK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/J514/HXA9OALK/FZFJ514HXA9OALK.SMALL.jpg stevenarango For this Slider You Will need Two 16mm Thick Aluminium Bars 4 Feet Long or Longer4 Bars Holders, And 4 Sliders The Bars Need to be polish so there are No marks on themThe Sliders are adjustable so they Move freely across.The Top Plate Could be made with Metal. But i have used PVC It Hold My DSLR ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:49:21 PDT
Video Skate Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Skate-Dolly/
Video Skate Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/A3MN/HW6HYIYG/F2SA3MNHW6HYIYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/A3MN/HW6HYIYG/F2SA3MNHW6HYIYG.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> 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/
Simple Panoramic Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Power your DSLR up to 6+ Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-DSLR-up-to-6-Hours/
Power your DSLR up to 6+ Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SMALL.jpg clam8 In this video I am showing you how to power your Canon DSLR for more than 6 hours for less than $55 battery included. 6+ hours of battery is enough really for any event. Plus the bit extra is that the battery now is outside the camera and its a battery which is build for film cameras, so these batt...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:55:03 PDT
HOW TO: STEEL WOOL PHOTOGRAPHY (VIDEO) http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-STEEL-WOOL-PHOTOGRAPHY-VIDEO/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/VWML/HUMRVERG/FHKVWMLHUMRVERG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/VWML/HUMRVERG/FHKVWMLHUMRVERG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/VWML/HUMRVERG/FHKVWMLHUMRVERG.SMALL.jpg rachelsherman MATERIALS Metal whisk (stuff the steel wool in here) Steel wool (get Grade 0, 00, 000, or 0000. Don't get anything at or above Grade 1. This can be found at the local hardware store) Lighter OR 9 volt battery (To light the steel wool with) Steel cable with clasp OR chain OR dog leash (something to...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:43:19 PDT
Videography Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Videography-Turntable/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:30:24 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
Yes, Another Camera Slider - NOW MOTORIZED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yes-Another-Camera-Slider-NOW-MOTORIZED/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 20:28:25 PST
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
DIY Track Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SMALL.jpg mtairymd DIY Track Dolly See YouTube Video for Test Shots and Dolly Track build Tools: DrillTable SawHole SawDrill and 1/2" BitMaterials: 1 1/4” diameter 10 ft PVC pipe (2X)1 1/4” diameter PVC elbows (4X)Plywood - close to size of tripod2 X 4 (30" long)1 1/4” wood screws (6X)Paracord or rope (20 ft)...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:45:01 PST
DIY iPhone Video Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-iPhone-Video-Rig/
DIY iPhone Video Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SMALL.jpg delno I love the iPhone for its photo and video capabilities. I was looking for a way to get more out of these features and came across video rigs like the Owle Bubo, but I didn't want to put that much money into it. I figured I could make a similar rig for much cheaper. The rig adds five main features, f...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:28:22 PST
how to build and overhead camera rig http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-and-overhead-camera-rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SMALL.jpg his majesty i needed to build and overhead camera rig and was looking for some specs on how to but couldn't find any. so here's mine. i later did end up going and buying a $30 tripod that could hold a heavier camera 
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 08:22:45 PST
DIY Camera Dolly for GoPro, Actionpro X7 or any other action or video camera. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Dolly-for-GoPro-Actionpro-X7-or-any-oth/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CG19/HQ0HS8GP/FCBCG19HQ0HS8GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CG19/HQ0HS8GP/FCBCG19HQ0HS8GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/CG19/HQ0HS8GP/FCBCG19HQ0HS8GP.SMALL.jpg Ninjutzu Parts, tools and all activities required to make your own Camera Dolly for your actioncamera like GoPro, Actionpro or any other video camera / DSLR that support standard tripod conector. Camera can be attached directly on the Dolly or attached to a tripod head. The last one is the best option as wil...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 05:29:07 PST
DIY Time-lapse - Rotation for GoPro, Actionpro X7 or any other action camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Time-lapse-Rotation-for-GoPro-Actionpro-X7-or-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SMALL.jpg Ninjutzu DIY project for a cheap and extremely easy to put together Time-lapse device for rotation using Ikea egg timer and standard flat mount. This is nothing new, presented in multiple other clips, just added to the DIY collection so that they are all together. Creating a time-lapse rotation universal to...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 05:19:14 PST
DIY Clamp Mount for GoPro, Actionpro X7 or any other action cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Clamp-Mount-for-GoPro-Actionpro-X7-or-any-othe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SMALL.jpg Ninjutzu DIY project for an universal mount for GoPro, Actionpro or any other action camera, using ordinary Clamp, available in any hardware store. Compared with other DIY mount clamps projects, the clamp used is build by Wolfcraft that have pre-made holes on the side. Those holes allowed to create one extr...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 04:14:16 PST
GoPro Extendable Extension Pole for $8.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Extendable-Extension-Pole-for-800/
GoPro Extendable Extension Pole for $8.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SMALL.jpg shootr On my never-ending quest to carry as much useful camera gear as efficiently possible, I came upon a post on a GoPro User forum by Stevep64, about an extension pole made with a collapsible walking cane.  While slightly bulkier than the perfect device, this folds down to fit in my bag and is light, st...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:38:32 PST
Camera Suction Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Suction-Mount/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:25:07 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How record cinema quality video in Canon 5D Mark II http://www.instructables.com/id/How-record-cinema-quality-video-in-Canon-5D-Mark-I/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SMALL.jpg ritwika In this tutorial, I will show you how to unleash the hidden potential of your Canon 5D and get cinema quality footage with 4.2.2 color space. This will also help you to get perfect chroma key and green screen from your 5D footage.
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:08:53 PDT
Using Atomos Ninja 2 with Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Mitra 3D Mic Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Atomos-Ninja-2-with-Blackmagic-Cinema-Camera-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SMALL.jpg ritwika Why I do use Atomos Ninja-2 with Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera? l have explained it all in this video. Enjoy some Atomos Ninja-2 recording footage from Santa Cruz with Mitra 3D Mic surround sound. Make sure you listen with your headphone to enjoy the psychoacoustic surround sound, Background musi...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:45:32 PDT
Fig Rig for less than $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fig-Rig-for-less-than-5/
Fig Rig for less than $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SMALL.jpg bleonard5 This is my first instructable so please leave me any feedback that will help improve future instructable projects! Materials Wii steering wheel - $1 at the dollar store toy isle Mini collapsible tripod- $1 at the dollar store Mobile Phone camera mount (not pictured-can be picked up for $1 and up ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 19:27:40 PDT
Change Seasons in Your Video with Green Screen Technique http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Seasons-in-Your-Video-with-Green-Screen-Tec/
Change Seasons in Your Video with Green Screen Technique - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ZBBH/HIDCP16D/FJWZBBHHIDCP16D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ZBBH/HIDCP16D/FJWZBBHHIDCP16D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ZBBH/HIDCP16D/FJWZBBHHIDCP16D.SMALL.jpg Tim Thaller Filming or shooting your subject in front of a green or blue screen allows you place various backgrounds behind them. You even can make a summer video in the middle of the winter or make an autumn scene in the early spring. In this lesson, I will show you how to do this with minimal resources. Thi...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:47:14 PDT
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1200W-CFL-daylight-for-product-photography-or-/
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SMALL.jpg kalmarattila Before I started this project, tried a few lights for my product photography what I found at home: desktop lights, 150W halogen reflectors, etc. But none of them are perfect for my needs. :( So I started to search DIY variants to build two lights for myself. I found these, and get the inspiration: ...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:12:29 PDT
PVC Pipe Table Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Table-Dolly/
PVC Pipe Table Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/M0WL/HH2VFFRE/FZPM0WLHH2VFFRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/M0WL/HH2VFFRE/FZPM0WLHH2VFFRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/M0WL/HH2VFFRE/FZPM0WLHH2VFFRE.SMALL.jpg Creamaster This was a super easy project I made to get a dolly shot because the store was closed and I couldn't buy an actual one. I don't believe there's anything unique about this design - there's probably others on this website, but I wanted to make an Instructable and since I made and used this contraptio...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 10:33:38 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
The Reely Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reely-Studio-1/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Mr. Noack The Reely Studio is a FILM course at Trenton High School. Students in this class work in groups to write, direct and produce their very own short film. Along the way, they must contribute to the instructables community by sharing 3 of their very own DIY film-making techniques. The sky is the limit o...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:58:14 PDT
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane-The-Wooster-Sherlock-10/
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Building your own camera crane is not as hard as you think. I scoured the internet for examples and came up with a solution based on the materials I had at my disposal. There are many different styles of crane to make and many different materials to choose from. My steps are meant to show you the ba...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:46:18 PDT
Ultimate opensource computerized Slidee rail contruction (part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ulimate-opensource-computerized-Slidee-rail-contru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SMALL.jpg ritwika This is the complete tutorial for construction of the Slidee rail with stepper motor drive. The construction photos, Slidee controller circuit and software can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/slidee and you are invited to add and enhance this opensource project. The bill of mater...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:27:45 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
Ultimate DIY Camera Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DIY-Camera-Crane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SMALL.jpg timcarlielle This detailed tutorial demonstrates how to build a very professional camera crane for around $40. I know there are a ton of great DIY videos on camera cranes out there, however I found that many of them didn't actually use bearings, which lowers the performance quite a bit. So instead of shelling ou...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:29:01 PST
Camera Phone Extendible Video Boom http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Phone-Extendible-Video-Boom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SMALL.jpg BILLETSURFER Camera Phone Extendable Video Boom   This is an easy build with excellent results. If you want to shoot video with a whole new perspective, this is the answer.  You can capture great images, it's very lightweight, it gives you precision control and allows you smooth fluid maneuvers at angles and pos...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:49:26 PST
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 4 foot video slider for $15 in 15 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-4-foot-video-slider-for-15-in-15-minutes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/BUD2/HAQ3CJ2P/FIMBUD2HAQ3CJ2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/BUD2/HAQ3CJ2P/FIMBUD2HAQ3CJ2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/BUD2/HAQ3CJ2P/FIMBUD2HAQ3CJ2P.SMALL.jpg nwyss Need a sweeping video shot in a hurry? With less than $20 (assuming you own a Pico Dolly or similar) and a few minutes you can screw some rails down to a board, drag a camera across a four foot span and produce a dramatic shot. Motorize the rig (check my other video on how to do that http://youtu.be...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:05:29 PST
Motorized Video Pico Dolly with Canon SX 50 HS http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Video-Pico-Dolly-with-Canon-SX-50-HS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/6VNE/HBHGLUA1/F5U6VNEHBHGLUA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/6VNE/HBHGLUA1/F5U6VNEHBHGLUA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/6VNE/HBHGLUA1/F5U6VNEHBHGLUA1.SMALL.jpg nwyss The Pico Dolly off Ebay was $35. Add a $40 kit of Tamiya 12 speed gearbox,  battery holder/switch and wheels (available at most RC or train hobby stores) and you have a great, smooth dolly rig for creative video shots. Use the Canon SX50 HS to grab high speed or stabilized video and you have super c...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 00:10:14 PST
Create a camera adapter for Tasco or similar reflector telescope. http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-camera-adapter-for-Tasco-or-similar-reflect/
Create a camera adapter for Tasco or similar reflector telescope. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SMALL.jpg reloadx With this simple little adapter I have been able to get awesome closeup photos and video of the moon. It only took me about a half an hour to make, but it has already given my family and I hours of fun and also hours of footage... you can see some of the videos I've been able to shoot here: http://w...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 19:38:45 PST
10 Dollar GoPro Monopod!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Dollar-GoPro-Monopod/
10 Dollar GoPro Monopod!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SMALL.jpg theslingshotkid For this instructable I show how to make a monopod out of that useless display box the go pro came with! Materials The only materials that you might not have at home are the paracord and dowel these are both around five dollars. Drill Some Holes! Drill a hole near the end of the dowel using ...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:14:20 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY spy camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-spy-camera/
DIY spy camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/80HP/HA4MGG89/F3S80HPHA4MGG89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/80HP/HA4MGG89/F3S80HPHA4MGG89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/80HP/HA4MGG89/F3S80HPHA4MGG89.SMALL.jpg theslingshotkid For this instructable I show how to hide a camera in an old speaker box  for secret recording. disassemble everything remove all the screws and pop open the speaker box get rid of the speakers pop out the speaker, this can be saved and makes for a great desktop magnetic screw holder. insert ...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 16:34:40 PST
Flying Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SMALL.jpg KRA5H The flying camera effect is simply a boom shot where the camera appears to be flying around the subject. In this video I demonstrate the flying camera effect. Technically one might call it a dolly shot (camera movement horizontal to the ground) combined with a crane shot (vertical camera movement). ...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:40:41 PST
Remote control iPhone recording http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-iphone-recording/
Remote control iPhone recording - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SMALL.jpg z_unit Turn an RC control toy into a remote control to start and stop recording on your iPhone. This instructable in combination with a free app allows you to remotely start/stop videos or time-lapse photography. Background: We created a couple of apps that start recording wirelessly for use with our moun...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:50:00 PST
GOPRO lens cover http://www.instructables.com/id/GOPRO-lens-cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WHB0/H7UQJFVT/F08WHB0H7UQJFVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WHB0/H7UQJFVT/F08WHB0H7UQJFVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WHB0/H7UQJFVT/F08WHB0H7UQJFVT.SMALL.jpg lux4x4 Hi, this is my first "instructable" and it is more simple to view than write!! I wonder why there is no standard cover for gopro case!!! Lens  is by plastic !!! So modding my router i discover some plastic plugs!
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 06:04:26 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: Almost Midnight

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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 10:44:02 PDT
Camera Tube Dolly: Video and Transcript http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Tube-Dolly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SMALL.jpg Almost Midnight CAMERA TUBE DOLLY by the Almost Midnight Crew   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. 1 Materials Total for a Vinten ProTouch 3809-8 tripod with a t...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:26:32 PDT
Using an iPhone to Shoot Time-Lapses http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-iPhone-to-Shoot-Time-Lapses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/55OJ/H6MYPR1Q/F6Y55OJH6MYPR1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/55OJ/H6MYPR1Q/F6Y55OJH6MYPR1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/55OJ/H6MYPR1Q/F6Y55OJH6MYPR1Q.SMALL.jpg timcarlielle Timelapses are all the rage. Or at least, a large fraction of the rage. But they require expensive equipment and years of practise to do, right? Wrong. Follow this video tutorial, and you'll be making professional timelapses in minutes, using only an iPhone. 
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 06:52:11 PDT