Instructables: exploring - technology - Camera - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:02:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Complete Beginner's Guide to Raw Files And Raw Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Complete-Beginners-Guide-to-Raw-Files-And-Raw-Pr/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:40:54 PDT
Making a Panorama within Photoshop (GoPro or Regular Cameras) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Panorama-within-Photoshop-GoPro-or-Regula/
Making a Panorama within Photoshop (GoPro or Regular Cameras) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EUXJ/IBQCHH1I/FJ9EUXJIBQCHH1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EUXJ/IBQCHH1I/FJ9EUXJIBQCHH1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EUXJ/IBQCHH1I/FJ9EUXJIBQCHH1I.SMALL.jpg snipir Disclaimer: I'm not a Photoshop Master or anything. I'm going to try to pass on what I know, but if you want complicated stuff to work, I don't know how much of a help I'll be! As a heads up, I made this guide for the Photography Contest! If you guys happen to find it useful or like it in any way, p...
By: snipir

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 21:07:39 PDT
Hidden GoPro Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-GoPro-Security-Camera/
Hidden GoPro Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Hidden GoPro Security Camera was inspired by Sherlock's hidden camera in the CBS show Elementary. Above, Sherlock is seen extracting video soon after his home was breached by an intruder. What if an intruder breaks into your home and steals all of your belongings? Better hope they don't steal yo...
By: Sake of Making

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:56:26 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Jaw-Clamp-Mount/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:39:50 PDT
Easy High - Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-High-Speed-Photography/
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By: Josh Minimoviemaniac

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 04:22:43 PDT
A Beginners guide to a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Beginners-guide-to-a-DSLR/
A Beginners guide to a DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/IAKY/IBGCMMBO/FFXIAKYIBGCMMBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/IAKY/IBGCMMBO/FFXIAKYIBGCMMBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/IAKY/IBGCMMBO/FFXIAKYIBGCMMBO.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer Welcome all ye newbs, well maybe not, but anyway, here is my complete guide to a DSLR, whether your shooting in manual mode, or auto, you can probably learn something from this. This is my guide what I've learned about DSLRs from experience, and from being taught. Anyway, I like to experiment a lot ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:33:24 PDT
PVC Fig Rig Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Fig-Rig-Camera-Mount/
PVC Fig Rig Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SMALL.jpg WardWorks Hand held filming can be bouncy and jarring. You could spend a lot of money on different set ups or you could build the equivalent of a Fig Rig for $16. If you do any handheld filming, you need this mount. Designed by director Mike Figgis, the Fig Rig helps produce steady shots. Your arms absorb ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:41:59 PDT
Camera sound trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-sound-trigger/
Camera sound trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/683E/IB3H9OV3/FMV683EIB3H9OV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/683E/IB3H9OV3/FMV683EIB3H9OV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/683E/IB3H9OV3/FMV683EIB3H9OV3.SMALL.jpg tommy_uk In this project, I am using an Adafruit Perma-Proto Pi HAT with a Raspberry Pi 2 and a sound sensor to build a mechanism for triggering a camera by sound. Parts needed Adafruit Perma-Proto Pi Hat Raspberry Pi 2 1 x LM393 Sound Sensor 1 x NPN Transistor (2N2222A) 1 x 1K Ohm Resistor 2...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:43:36 PDT
DIY Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Stabilizer/
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By: No_Limits

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:57:02 PDT
Drawing with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-with-Light-1/
Drawing with Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SMALL.jpg MeeGusta Have you ever wondered how it is possible to create pictures as the one above? Well, in this Instructable you will learn how to. Drawing with light is a possibility to collect emotions and feelings in only one image. This is only possible in perfect conditions with the accurate materials. One shoul...
By: MeeGusta

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:50:51 PDT
A2 overhead corner-LEDs lightbox - Hand winder extension http://www.instructables.com/id/A2-overhead-corner-LEDs-lightbox-Hand-winder-exten/
A2 overhead corner-LEDs lightbox - Hand winder extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/G8VL/IB042XZI/FM3G8VLIB042XZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/G8VL/IB042XZI/FM3G8VLIB042XZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/G8VL/IB042XZI/FM3G8VLIB042XZI.SMALL.jpg corelines This makes small adjustments in the height of the camera more accurate than using a pulling motion. The instructions assume you have already assembled the base unit from here. If creating the base unit anew and wanting to upgrade to the Hand Winder, this Instructable will be used as a guide in chang...
By: corelines

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:27:58 PDT
Magnetic Mount for Camera or Projector from Old Hard Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Mount-for-Camera-or-Projector-from-Old-Ha/
Magnetic Mount for Camera or Projector from Old Hard Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/P3S5/IAUWLCK2/FTLP3S5IAUWLCK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/P3S5/IAUWLCK2/FTLP3S5IAUWLCK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/P3S5/IAUWLCK2/FTLP3S5IAUWLCK2.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu I recently bought a pico projector (Touch Pico Pond) and I was looking for a practical way to mount it to point down onto a table or various other surfaces to create a "smart board" where I wanted. I had already created a magnetic mount for other projects such as the Cake Tracer but the geometry pre...
By: Renard_Bleu

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 05:07:21 PDT
Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper, A Smartphone and a Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Shooting-Simple-Product-Photos-with-Printer-Paper-/
Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper, A Smartphone and a Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SMALL.jpg superaudiomadras Short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a professional looking product photo using any camera, natural window light and a few sheets of white printer paper. Stuff You Need 1) A flat surface or a wall2) A smart phone or any camera3) A few sheets of A4 paper or printer paper...
By: superaudiomadras

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 04:50:29 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-Rover-With-Live-Str/
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE CONTAINS A SUPER AWESOME CONTENT SO BE AWARE. Did you ever wanted to make super awesome robot or rover controlled wirelessly with your mobile device?! Did you ever wanted to make something look a like mars rover or something?!Did you ever wanted a spy robot?!If your answ...
By: Mahmoud Alaa

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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 PDT
Leather Belt Camera Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Belt-Camera-Strap/
Leather Belt Camera Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/ODGX/IA8N8AXJ/FHEODGXIA8N8AXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/ODGX/IA8N8AXJ/FHEODGXIA8N8AXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/ODGX/IA8N8AXJ/FHEODGXIA8N8AXJ.SMALL.jpg themanlygreen My photographs will never find themselves in National Geographic, but I happen to think I'm a decent photographer. My camera has seen a lot of adventures, taken a beating, and keeps capturing the world around me. Rather than keep using the standard camera strap that came with my camera, I wanted to ...
By: themanlygreen

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Thu, 28 May 2015 17:14:52 PDT
Rotating 3D Model Capture Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-3D-Model-Capture-Stand/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 13:43:49 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 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
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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By: Saiyam

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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 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
3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig [for 10$] http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-Shoulder-Rig/
3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig [for 10$] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SMALL.jpg focamonca In this DIY I'm gonna teach you how I Built my 3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig What you need? 3D printer 2x 1m long, 16mm diameter, aluminium rod M6 bolts and nuts 4x M5 bolts and nuts Tripod like (1/4") screwIkea CHEAP chopping board http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/90202268/ GET the S...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 04:01:47 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: Mika Kuitunen

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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:03 PDT
A2 overhead corner-LEDs lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/A2-overhead-corner-LEDs-lightbox/
A2 overhead corner-LEDs lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/VMVI/I916HMTO/FI5VMVII916HMTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/VMVI/I916HMTO/FI5VMVII916HMTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/VMVI/I916HMTO/FI5VMVII916HMTO.SMALL.jpg corelines This lightbox was created for documenting small parts - less than A2 in size. It features an adjustable height mechanism and the ability to center different style cameras. The angles and height of the illumination can be set, as well as its intensity. The frame of the photos can be square and share ...
By: corelines

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:40:38 PDT
Dust/Water Proof Camera Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DustWater-Proof-Camera-Case/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:04:27 PDT
Raspberry Pi Compact Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Compact-Camera/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:27:41 PDT
Pinhole Eye Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Eye-Model/
Pinhole Eye Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ahoy there, matey! Prepare to get kicked in the eyeballs with this wonder of a vision modification!The pinhole eye model is a great way to see how squids and octopus see the world, and you'll get a bit of a surprise looking through it. I often preface making this with my students as it revealing "th...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:32 PDT
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Hasselblad-Not-Afraid-of-Water/
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SMALL.jpg wackybit It’s this time of year again in Thailand when everybody is stocking up on water guns and ready for a country wide all out water war. It’s Songkran! The Thai New Year and water festival.Because my favorite past time is making my life difficult, I am on a mission to document this spectacle with my lov...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:41:17 PDT
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Intervalometer-from-a-cheap-shutter-rele/
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SMALL.jpg raht Have you ever wanted to make one of those cool timelapse videos of a starry nighttime sky? I've wanted to be able to shoot one with my camera but never could make myself sit out in the mosquitoes all night pressing the shutter every "X" number of minutes. I have a simple manual remote shutter trigg...
By: raht

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:55:37 PDT
Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Barebones-High-Altitude-Balloon-Cam/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:27:13 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics IntroductionFamous film robots like Wall-E and Johnny Five have binocular vision not only because it is cute and relatable, but it can serve a practical function. Binocular vision is nature’s way of adding depth to our sense of sight. I want to show you a method I created of building a binocular o...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-secret-IR-camera-security-raspberry-pi-unit/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:40 PDT
Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station with Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-DIY-Raspberry-Pi-Weather-Station-with-Sof/
Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station with Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TBFC/I85QUGR1/FHMTBFCI85QUGR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TBFC/I85QUGR1/FHMTBFCI85QUGR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TBFC/I85QUGR1/FHMTBFCI85QUGR1.SMALL.jpg kkingsbury Back in late February I saw this post on the Raspberry Pi site. http://www.raspberrypi.org/school-weather-station-...They had created Raspberry Pi Weather Stations for Schools. I totally wanted one! But at that time (and I believe still as of writing this) they are not publicly available (you need t...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 19:44:19 PDT
High-Speed Photography For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-For-Beginners/
High-Speed Photography For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SMALL.jpg lilninja42 High-speed photography is used to capture fast movement instantly. Generally, high-speed photography is done in a dark room, with dedicated equipment, like an external flash and a remote or sound activated trigger.This tutorial will go over how to capture high-speed photography, without the need of ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:24 PDT
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stream-the-solar-eclipse-to-a-website-with-/
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil C# source code for streaming camera image to websites - not just on 20 March 2015!This article demonstrates how to watch the solar eclipse safely on the 20th of March on your PC by using a simple USB webcamera. It is a C#-based solution that allows you to stream the image of your USB web camera to a...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:36:03 PDT
VinePro - Camera Head Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/VinePro-Camera-Head-Mount/
VinePro - Camera Head Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SMALL.jpg Plusea The jungle is full of vines, you're constantly on the look-out to keep yourself from tangling and stumbling. It is basically impossible to spare a hand to hold a camera and capture footage of your amazing trek through the wilderness. But these same vines that are getting in your way can be re-purpos...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:37:59 PDT
DIY Small Metal Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Metal-Camera-Tripod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:05:07 PDT
Arduino Powered 'Scotch Mount' Star Tracker for Astrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Scotch-Mount-Star-Tracker-for-Astr/
Arduino Powered 'Scotch Mount' Star Tracker for Astrophotography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SMALL.jpg kkingsbury I learned about the Scotch Mount when I was younger and made one with my Dad when I was 16. It's a inexpensive, simple way to get started with Astrophotography, that covers the basics before you get in to the complicated telescope matters of prime focus, off axis tracking, etc. When I first made thi...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:22:27 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-TabletSmartphone-Tripod-Mount/
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Light Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drawing-1/
Light Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SMALL.jpg Speedy17 Light drawing is basically taking a photo and drawing on top of it. You do this by lengthening the shutter speed. This instructable will teach you how to make a light drawing Materials Needed In order to make a light drawing there are a few things that you'll need to be able to do so. A DSLR came...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:32:11 PST
Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-102/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:24:29 PST
Telescope Observatory Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-Observatory-Conversion/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:30:23 PST
DIY Super Selfie Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Selfie-Stick/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:32:01 PST
Easy and pro looking GoPro handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-pro-looking-GoPro-handle/
Easy and pro looking GoPro handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/F8MP/I55NI6ES/FZRF8MPI55NI6ES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/F8MP/I55NI6ES/FZRF8MPI55NI6ES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/F8MP/I55NI6ES/FZRF8MPI55NI6ES.SMALL.jpg Casspir All the step to make this Gopro handle.Things you'll need:Mountain bike grip. You can use any bicycle grip, but the mountain bike grips I found at my local bicycle shop looks good and fits nicely into your hand for good grip.GoPro tripod mount.Epoxy PVC pipe. The same length and width as the inside ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:57:29 PST
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Handed-Clamp-Camera-Mount/
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SMALL.jpg corybschneider Sometimes, it's not possible to use a tripod or other camera mounting system, and you've got to get creative.This instructable will run you thru the process of making a simple, stable, and flexible camera mount from a store bought clamp. It is designed to use your camera's standard 1/4-20 tripod mou...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:33:43 PST
How to Document your Busy Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Document-your-Busy-Bees/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:12:30 PST
DIY GoPro Pelican Style Case *100% household scraps* http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Pelican-Style-Case/
DIY GoPro Pelican Style Case *100% household scraps* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media Check Out Our Other Accounts! Like, Subscibe, and Follow to keep up to date with our latest projects. :-) I have started doing a lot of traveling with my GoPro. The camera is wonderful; it takes relatively high quality photos and videos and is extremely durable. But the camera is ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:43:43 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
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