Instructables: exploring - technology - Camera - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:58:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/SelfiesBot-Twitterbot-that-takes-Selfies-using-Rap/
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SMALL.jpg scottkildall SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes...Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here.SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account.This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction ...
By: scottkildall

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:45:30 PDT
DIY lens cap holder for camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lens-cap-holder-for-camera/
DIY lens cap holder for camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SMALL.jpg thescientistformerlyknownasNaegeli This instructable shows how to make a lens cap holder for your camera.I spent quite some time to look for my lens cap so I thought the best would be to attach it to the camera. In this way I will not lose it again. If you have your parts and materials ready (see step 1) you can finish this project w...
By: thescientistformerlyknownasNaegeli

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:54:01 PDT
Say Hello with My Roommate Mouse with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-My-Roommate-Mouse/
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By: jack1986

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:24:55 PDT
EASY Camera Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Camera-Handle/
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By: manuelmasc

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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:28:52 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
small foldable tripod dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/small-foldable-tripod-dolly/
small foldable tripod dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/K5UX/HX8HP8BM/F8OK5UXHX8HP8BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/K5UX/HX8HP8BM/F8OK5UXHX8HP8BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/K5UX/HX8HP8BM/F8OK5UXHX8HP8BM.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To make movies you usually need to move smoothly your camera on a flat surface, like a table or the floor. There are many commercial tripod dollies but you can easily make your own with a few wood boards and three wheels. The design To build this dolly you can choose different materials and dimen...
By: andrea biffi

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 03:49:25 PDT
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-RC-Tank-V2-2km-RANGE-upgrade/
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starte...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Point-and-Shoot-Ring-Flash-Diffuser/
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SMALL.jpg alpacalypse Give your cheap digital camera a cool upgrade usually reserved for high-end photography by creating a ring flash diffuser from stuff around the house!If your like me, and can't even afford a DSLR, then you probably can't afford a $300 ring flash either. Not to worry, by diffusing the light from your...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:11:22 PDT
3D printed Mini Macro-Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Mini-Macro-Studio/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:34:46 PDT
Window to the Night (Night Vision) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-to-the-Night/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SMALL.gif mackintoshlinessless The idea of having a night vision device as a child was unthinkable! Only a few years ago, instructions came out on the internet to make this child-hood fantasy a reality. I decided to make my own! This instructable below won't go into detail on the makings (there are numerous sources and dedicated ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:37:19 PDT
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-30-WiFi-Pan-Tilt-Camera-Video-Audio-and-Mot/
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO In this Instructable, you'll learn how to intercept the video, microphone, and controls of the $30 Kaicong SIP1602 wireless pan-tilt camera on Windows, Linux, or OSX! Everything is rolled neatly into python scripts; you can use the output data for things like voice transcription, computer vision, ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:11:08 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
3D Printed Underwater Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding Selecting an underwater camera is not easy: there is no one best or right underwater camera to buy, but rather the best or right camera for your specific needs and most unfortunately: your budget restrictions. To shoot underwater photography you will need a digital camera and a waterproof housing de...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 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...
By: mtairymd

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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:21:58 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
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By: Jan_Henrik

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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Digital-Camera-Alarm-aka-the-Critte/
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SMALL.jpg RTGoldman Welcome to my instructable on how to make an Arduino-controlled motion sensing camera and alarm!The motivation behind this project, which I worked on in my electronics class at Pomona College, was the need to keep away varmints (particularly raccoons) that were digging up my parents' yard. Although ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 20:21:26 PDT
Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
Brushless Gimbal with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7S0G/HUYLS94C/F567S0GHUYLS94C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7S0G/HUYLS94C/F567S0GHUYLS94C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7S0G/HUYLS94C/F567S0GHUYLS94C.SMALL.jpg Jonah Grubb This is a Spring 2014 Electronics project at Pomona College created by Andreas Biekert and Jonah Grubb. Thanks to Professor Dwight Whitaker, Tony Grigsby and the Pomona Physics Department. Our goal with this project was to create a 2 axis brushless gimbal controlled solely by an Arduino Uno with inp...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 20:52:25 PDT
Bird Proof Squirrel Feeder & Solar Powered Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Bird-Proof-Squirrel-Feeder-w-Camera/
Bird Proof Squirrel Feeder & Solar Powered Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/DTBW/HUMTMXYU/FGZDTBWHUMTMXYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/DTBW/HUMTMXYU/FGZDTBWHUMTMXYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/DTBW/HUMTMXYU/FGZDTBWHUMTMXYU.SMALL.jpg Unallocated Space The Solar Powered-Bird Proof Squirrel Feeder w\ Camera will allow squirrels to retrieve seeds, nuts, and corn kernels without worrying about those pesky birds stealing all their food. While your squirrel enjoys the spoils of your feeder, you'll enjoy lovely digital photos to entertain and impress ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:18:23 PDT
Tripod Camera Mount for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Tripod-Camera-Mount-for-Raspberry-Pi/
Tripod Camera Mount for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZNPO/HUIWKTIC/FT7ZNPOHUIWKTIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZNPO/HUIWKTIC/FT7ZNPOHUIWKTIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZNPO/HUIWKTIC/FT7ZNPOHUIWKTIC.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This may seem like it already exists, but I couldn't find it anywhere. So, I made it myself: a camera mount for the Raspberry Pi that you can easily mount onto any standard tripod. Create the 3D Model I  looked around for an existing tripod camera mount. I couldn't find exactly what I wanted,...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:31:10 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 10...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Podcasting-Rig-and-Teleprompter/
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn This 3d printed video rig will give you many options for shooting the perfect video.  There is room to mount all your accessories from lights to mics.  It is mobile with two large handles to help steady your shot.  This rig can also be mounted to a tripod and when combined with a iPad Mini it become...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:41 PDT
Noodle: a crowdsourced robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Noodle-a-crowdsourced-robot/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:42:01 PDT
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector http://www.instructables.com/id/iTorch-raspberry-pi-flashlight-projector/
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins UPDATE: May 3rd - Playing Minecraft on the newer iTorch :) UPDATE: NEW iTorch 3D printed version! && Finally uploaded some videos, hope you like them. :) Post by ITorch Media Sharing. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=292394047593097 iTorch Media Sharing Created By: T...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:17 PDT
Robotic Camera Dolly System http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Camera-Dolly-System/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:45:23 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
DIY Ultimate Tripod With Camera Boom http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ultimate-Tripod-With-Camera-Boom/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 18:32:59 PDT
High Five Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Five-Camera/
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By: ElectricSlim

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:14:04 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
DIY Top handle rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Top-handle-rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SMALL.jpg clam8 Affordable top handle design plus using the Kabuto Focus to enable using the same hand that hold the handle to change focus or zoom. Sorry for the scuffled look of the lens but the lens is pretty old and the weather sealing is literally falling off. And my other wide angle I am filming myself so tha...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:17:37 PST
Wireless Mechanical Shutter Release http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Mechanical-Shutter-Release/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:50:39 PST
Get organised with a cheap custom inlet for your camera bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-custom-inlet-for-your-photobag/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 02:03:32 PST
$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
Mechanical 'wind-up' camera slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-wind-up-camera-slider/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SMALL.jpg Building all the way A simple DIY camera slider that uses a wind-up music box salvaged from an old toy. This could be used as a backup option in case one runs out of power. The wind-up mechanism delivers constant speed and is strong enough to move most DSLRs mounted on a heavy ball-head. The operating noise is really ne...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:19:31 PST
DIY Home Photo Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Photo-Setup/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:05:46 PST
How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-grips-for-your-camera-using-sug/
How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This guide will show you how to create custom grips for you camera using sugru. sugru is a self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand. It moulds like play-dough, bonds to almost anything and turns into a strong, flexible silicone rubber overnight. It feels soft to touch when cured, but is al...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:19:54 PST
The SnapPiCam | A Raspberry Pi Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/The-SnapPiCam-A-Raspberry-Pi-Camera/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:26:23 PST
FaceBooth - One button to facebook photobooth http://www.instructables.com/id/FaceBooth/
FaceBooth - One button to facebook photobooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/S1RR/HP8PLHK0/FOTS1RRHP8PLHK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/S1RR/HP8PLHK0/FOTS1RRHP8PLHK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/S1RR/HP8PLHK0/FOTS1RRHP8PLHK0.SMALL.jpg aashby1 I wanted to make a photbooth for a Christmas party. I wanted it to be simple to operate and only be one click easy so that even a guest who was chemically uncoordinated could even operate it.I wanted a solution that would take a photo and post it on facebook. Guests could later tag themselves or oth...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 16:57:53 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SMALL.jpg hlesliebole Project: Light-Sensitive and Adjustable Dynamic Time-Lapse Photography By Holden Leslie-Bole Approximate cost: $70 without the camera I've been doing some time-lapse photography with my GoPro HERO3 for a while now, and I've gotten some great footage.  There have been times, however, when I've wan...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
Old lens, New Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-lens-New-Camera/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 07:40:53 PST
3d printed pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-pinhole-camera/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:55:45 PST
custom film photography borders http://www.instructables.com/id/custom-film-photography-borders/
custom film photography borders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/YHPE/HNVBG1Y4/FW5YHPEHNVBG1Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/YHPE/HNVBG1Y4/FW5YHPEHNVBG1Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/YHPE/HNVBG1Y4/FW5YHPEHNVBG1Y4.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Adding borders on your digital pictures is just a click away, but there’s an easy way to create your own border effect with your analog camera. There are no limitations to the type of borders you can create, and this technique will work on any analog camera. I used the Diana F+ medium format camera...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:29:09 PST
Articulated Camera Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Camera-Stand/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 04:06:06 PST
Sprocket any lens,,and send pixles through the lab, with the blue lump cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprocket-any-lensand-send-pixles-through-the-lab-w/
Sprocket any lens,,and send pixles through the lab, with the blue lump cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/DCX8/HN82P49H/FADDCX8HN82P49H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/DCX8/HN82P49H/FADDCX8HN82P49H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/DCX8/HN82P49H/FADDCX8HN82P49H.SMALL.gif crazyg  2 stage instructable, first to sprocket hole images with any m49 slr lens, then to digitise the light within the camera just befor it reaches the film , i really like the sprocket hole effect on images(like the diana,spinner,sprocket rocket and holga cameras),also it means that im getting maximum ...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 19:27:03 PST
Stop Motion Camera Dolly From Re-purposed Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Motion-Camera-Dolly-From-Re-purposed-Parts/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 20:39:32 PST
Motion triggered camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-triggered-camera/
Motion triggered camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/P4GJ/HNRLM01S/FXCP4GJHNRLM01S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/P4GJ/HNRLM01S/FXCP4GJHNRLM01S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/P4GJ/HNRLM01S/FXCP4GJHNRLM01S.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is the second out of automatic camera trigger with arduino. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a motion triggered camera. This project detects motion in front of the camera and triggers the servo to click a pic in the camera. Like the prevous version this is powered with a a...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 22:59:04 PST
sprocket hole photography http://www.instructables.com/id/sprocket-hole-photography/
sprocket hole photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Sprocket hole photography (or full sprocket photography) is the method that exposes the full width of 35mm film, including the sprocket holes, in the exposure. This creates some very unique results and is a fun project to experiment with. In this project I'll show you how to expose 35mm film in a me...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:30:08 PST
Instamatic Film Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-Instamatic-Film-Into-a-Digital-Camera-and-Vide/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:24:50 PDT
iPad Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-Tripod-Mount-2/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 22:52:25 PDT
Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Panning-controller-for-GoPro-Cameras/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:11:10 PDT
Automatic Camera Shutter Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Camera-Shutter-Switch/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:42:21 PDT