Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - video http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 $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 Please Vote for this Instructable if you feel it has earned it, you can do so by clicking the Vote flag above the Favorite button on the upper right side of this page or by clicking the pop up when you reach the bottom of the page. If you are using a mobile browser the vote button is located under t...
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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/
Yes, Another Camera Slider - NOW MOTORIZED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SMALL.jpg shootr Hopefully a lot of folks were inspired to build their own camera slider - either this design of mine http://www.instructables.com/id/Yes-Another-Camera-Slider-Idea/ or another that struck your fancy.  I'm more of a time lapse fan than production video person, so motorizing the slider was the real go...
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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
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/
Camera Suction Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SMALL.jpg benfloom This past weekend I had to drive to Philly to shoot a skateboard documentary. I was put up to the task of building a rig to make it easy to film while in the car. The best way for me to accomplish this task was to build a suction mount. Its a very cheap, easy, and fast build. Photo Credit: A. Hale ...
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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://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/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/
How To Make an Impromptu Camera Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/B54R/HAQ2UQQX/FPDB54RHAQ2UQQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/B54R/HAQ2UQQX/FPDB54RHAQ2UQQX.SQUARE.jpg http://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 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/
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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/
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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/
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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
10-minute iPad teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-iPad-teleprompter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/SJJV/H673DZQA/F43SJJVH673DZQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/SJJV/H673DZQA/F43SJJVH673DZQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/SJJV/H673DZQA/F43SJJVH673DZQA.SMALL.jpg aturtle1 I made this teleprompter for a video shoot when I realized we did not have a teleprompter available. I made it in about 15 minutes which includes scavenging for materials. So actual building was probably under 10 min. Materials: glass sheet from an overhead projector styrofoam block (I used a piece...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:44:58 PDT
Jack Daniels Independence Contest: Video Biography Business http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Daniels-Independence-Contest-Video-Biography/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/VH41/H6739JRE/FAGVH41H6739JRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/VH41/H6739JRE/FAGVH41H6739JRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/VH41/H6739JRE/FAGVH41H6739JRE.SMALL.jpg stantonsvp Hello, my name is Robert Stanton (DOB: October 3, 1968) This is my entry into the Jack Daniels Independence Project video contest. To fully understand why I am entering this contest, I must go back a few years and give you some insight as to who I am. Since I was a small child I dreamed of a career...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:09:33 PDT
Video Stabilizer under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Stabilizer-under-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/IZAC/H673CQBO/F7KIZACH673CQBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/IZAC/H673CQBO/F7KIZACH673CQBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/IZAC/H673CQBO/F7KIZACH673CQBO.SMALL.jpg ronphillips There are some clever designs on the web, but many either require hard-to-get or hard-to-make parts. Here's another entry. You'll need: (everything is 1/4-20 unless noted) 1 - piece of threaded rod 2 - 1 1/2 inch screws for the counterweights 40 - 1/4x1 fender washers for the counterweights 3 - wi...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 04:12:17 PDT
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: Universal Safety Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Vehicle-Mounts-Universal-Safety-Cable/
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: Universal Safety Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LRZD/H67NS9FM/FQNLRZDH67NS9FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LRZD/H67NS9FM/FQNLRZDH67NS9FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LRZD/H67NS9FM/FQNLRZDH67NS9FM.SMALL.jpg gjchandler The Bonneville Salt Flats have held an appeal to gearheads for nearly a century, the highlight of which is the annual "Speedweek" held in the month of August.  For the past 3 years two good friends of mine have made the journey from Minnesota to Utah in a unique vehicle they built by hand, with each...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 19:07:43 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/7D52/H67NS9DJ/FT27D52H67NS9DJ.SMALL.jpg gjchandler The Bonneville Salt Flats have held an appeal to gearheads for nearly a century, the highlight of which is the annual "Speedweek" held in the month of August.  For the past 3 years two good friends of mine have made the journey from Minnesota to Utah in a unique vehicle they built by hand, with each...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:47:08 PDT
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: The Fender Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Vehicle-Mounts-The-Fender-Mount/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 06:25:24 PDT
DIY Tracked Camera Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tracked-Camera-Dolly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/1UPF/H5ECN5F8/FYK1UPFH5ECN5F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/1UPF/H5ECN5F8/FYK1UPFH5ECN5F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/1UPF/H5ECN5F8/FYK1UPFH5ECN5F8.SMALL.jpg benfloom Here's a dolly I threw together. Took a few different plans from a few different web sites and made my own. Runs along 1 1/4 pipe. Still in the process of figuring a way to make it possible to add longer sections without any sort of bumping. The wheels I have on there now are off of my old flowboard...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 19:16:14 PDT
Create a Light Painting Animation http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Light-Painting-Animation/
Create a Light Painting Animation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ZAKS/H4VQKTN7/FBIZAKSH4VQKTN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ZAKS/H4VQKTN7/FBIZAKSH4VQKTN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ZAKS/H4VQKTN7/FBIZAKSH4VQKTN7.SMALL.jpg nkraus1 A couple months ago I created a light painting animation for my schools annual film festival. Unfortunately after several mishaps it was not able to be played that night, so I put it on facebook and it got good reception. I have decided to publicize how I've created this animation, because I find ...
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Thu, 2 Aug 2012 20:21:52 PDT
Ultimate DIY Soft Focus Filter for photographers and filmmakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DIY-Soft-Focus-Filter-for-photographers-a/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/SQLO/H3XN8KHN/FPJSQLOH3XN8KHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/SQLO/H3XN8KHN/FPJSQLOH3XN8KHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/SQLO/H3XN8KHN/FPJSQLOH3XN8KHN.SMALL.jpg ritwika Ritwika teaches how you can make your own soft focus filter from common household objects.
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:49:50 PDT
Ultimate guide on custom white balance for digital filmmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-guide-on-custom-white-balance-for-digital/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/1BE4/H3XN35VS/FH31BE4H3XN35VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/1BE4/H3XN35VS/FH31BE4H3XN35VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/1BE4/H3XN35VS/FH31BE4H3XN35VS.SMALL.jpg ritwika The ultimate guide on custom white balance and color temperature adjustment for your video footage and still photographs. Ritwika teaches how to obtain accurate color balance using various custom white balance techniques.
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:34:16 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
Build a Horizontal Sliding Camera Rig (Analog/Digital) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Horizontal-Sliding-Camera-Rig-AnalogDigi/
Build a Horizontal Sliding Camera Rig (Analog/Digital) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox The inspiration for this project came from watching allot of downhill biking videos , and wondering how the amaeture video/photographers got such smooth shots. After some research a tripod mounted sliding camera rig was the source of the videos/pictures. So heres how to build one. It is a relatively...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 21:07:20 PDT