Instructables: exploring - technology - Camera - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:00:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 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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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/
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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/
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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/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 22:59:04 PST
sprocket hole photography http://www.instructables.com/id/sprocket-hole-photography/
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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
Automatically Take Perfect Jump Shots http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatically-Take-Perfect-Jump-Shots/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 20:07:37 PDT
Hand Grip for One Hand iPhone Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Grip-for-One-Hand-iPhone-Photos/
Hand Grip for One Hand iPhone Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SMALL.jpg Phil B I have begun to use my iPhone's camera for illustrating my Instructables. But, that often means my other hand is busy with something I am trying to show. I always worry about dropping the iPhone and breaking the screen. I decided to make a grip for holding the phone with one hand so that my index fi...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 21:03:44 PDT
How to Restore, Improve, and Digitize an old microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Improve-and-Digitize-an-old-microsc/
How to Restore, Improve, and Digitize an old microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SMALL.jpg Branebot This microscope was discarded because the lighting mechanism it came with had stopped working entirely.  Changing the light bulb did not fix the problem, and because the whole electrical mechanism had been epoxied into a solid slab during the manufacturing process, it was impossible to see which ind...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 20:30:34 PDT
3D Printed Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Digital-Camera/
3D Printed Digital Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/VPNN/HKVLM8QL/FMWVPNNHKVLM8QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/VPNN/HKVLM8QL/FMWVPNNHKVLM8QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/VPNN/HKVLM8QL/FMWVPNNHKVLM8QL.SMALL.jpg randofo This is a 3D printed digital camera that you can build yourself. By making your own digital camera, it takes away some of the mystery around how such devices work, and are fabricated. Also, it allows you to fully customize the camera to your liking. You can expand the circuit to have new functiona...
By: randofo

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 08:51:10 PDT
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Permanent-Infrared-DSLR-Camera/
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SMALL.jpg zorwick This instructable is based on another DIY tutorial, what I found on the web, of course changed here and there a bit to suit my possibilities. http://eyesopen.org/2010/nikon-d80-infrared-conversion I will not talk about infrared photography more than this DIY tutorial needs. There are plenty of info...
By: zorwick

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:56:25 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...
By: Kiteman

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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:22:21 PDT
5-minute Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-Photo-Booth/
5-minute Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/2HC0/HKM94041/FI42HC0HKM94041.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/2HC0/HKM94041/FI42HC0HKM94041.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/2HC0/HKM94041/FI42HC0HKM94041.SMALL.jpg Finding Pie With all the components ready, this DIY photo booth literally takes 5 minutes to set up. So what do we need? • Android tablet or phone • Standard camera tripod • Tripod adapter for your Android device • Party PhotoBooth app Let's get started! Install Party PhotoBooth On your Android device, ins...
By: Finding Pie

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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:53:11 PDT
How to make a Concrete Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Concrete-Camera/
How to make a Concrete Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/PGUO/HKM969I5/FL5PGUOHKM969I5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/PGUO/HKM969I5/FL5PGUOHKM969I5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/PGUO/HKM969I5/FL5PGUOHKM969I5.SMALL.jpg amuu As a photography enthusiast I have cameras of all shapes and sizes, some analogue some digital, some low tech & some high but none so satisfying as the one I made myself! It doesn't take too long to whip your very own concrete camera so let's get started... Firstly I am rather new to concrete and c...
By: amuu

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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 05:45:06 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SMALL.jpg hacker3455 This project originally started out with a few simple parts thrown together to create a very simple time-lapse controller for a DSLR camera. After I was happy with the initial prototype, I wanted to make a final version which the programming of the "lapse time" was self contained into one single ent...
By: hacker3455

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
how to clean your DSLR sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-clean-your-DSLR-sensor/
how to clean your DSLR sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although good DSLRs have sealed bodies and often a sophisticated ultrasonic cleaning mechanism on the sensor, you'll anyway run in dust problem after some time. This time interval could be very long, since dust enters when you change lens, and many people use always the same zoom. But if you have ma...
By: andrea biffi

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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:33:38 PDT
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SMALL.jpg benster My partners mother has a worsening eye condition (Fuchs corneal dystrophy) that makes reading hard  She's been trying to find a decent solution and has tried a number of things.  Her iPad does a great job for digital publications but simple things like reading the paper can be frustrating. In this ...
By: benster

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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
3D Printed Camera : OpenReflex http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Camera-OpenReflex/
3D Printed Camera : OpenReflex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SMALL.jpg LeoMarius The Open Reflex, a research about desktop 3D printing, open design and hacking. 100% Open-Source ! Fell free to copy, understand, improve then share again ! The OpenReflex is an Open-Source analog camera with a mirror Viewfinder and an awesome finger activated mechanic shutter (running ~ 1/60°s). ...
By: LeoMarius

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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 09:21:50 PDT
Camera gun stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-gun-stock/
Camera gun stock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/19TW/HI3TYQEV/FIO19TWHI3TYQEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/19TW/HI3TYQEV/FIO19TWHI3TYQEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/19TW/HI3TYQEV/FIO19TWHI3TYQEV.SMALL.jpg flammingfart Do you photography? And do you love firearms? Well, here's a project that combines both of your hobbies! (sort of) Here's a cheap and easy instructable that would you stabilize your camera with the help of a buttstock to help you with low light photography! Tool and materials Tools - Ruler or a...
By: flammingfart

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 06:42:34 PDT
3d Printed Merlin Style Steadicam: MO-FLO 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Merlin-Style-Steadicam-MO-FLO-10/
3d Printed Merlin Style Steadicam: MO-FLO 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Let me introduce the MO-FLO 1.0, another one of my entries into the world of DIY camera stabilization equipment. The MO-FLO, short for MOVIE and FLOW, is a 3d printed Merlin style steadicam. In case you're new to the subject, Steadicam is a trademarked name for a company that produces camera stabil...
By: Mr. Noack

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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:47:25 PDT
DIY Polaroid Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Polaroid-Swinger-Model-20-To-Canon-EF-DSLR-Len/
DIY Polaroid Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello fellow DSLR D.I.Y'ers. I will share with you how I made a Polaroid Land Camera Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens. This lens will fit on any Canon EOS camera. So what do you get? Polaroid Land Camera Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens Non-focusable meniscus lens, Polaroid f17 100mm....
By: G. M.

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Thu, 30 May 2013 12:29:24 PDT
Automatic Multi-Photo Taker (Photobooth Style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Multi-Photo-Taker-Photobooth-Style/
Automatic Multi-Photo Taker (Photobooth Style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/L996/HGH6PQ08/FE5L996HGH6PQ08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/L996/HGH6PQ08/FE5L996HGH6PQ08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/L996/HGH6PQ08/FE5L996HGH6PQ08.SMALL.jpg nichloe This is a tutorial on how to program your DSLR camera to take photos photobooth-style. It's a simple Arduino setup that allows you to take continuous photos with 3-second delay intervals. This was built for a college electronics project. A motion sensor detects motion in front of the camera, lights ...
By: nichloe

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Fri, 10 May 2013 11:56:06 PDT
DIY Infrared Night Vision Device http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Night-Vision-Device/
DIY Infrared Night Vision Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/H4QL/HPA3XR8Q/F6RH4QLHPA3XR8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/H4QL/HPA3XR8Q/F6RH4QLHPA3XR8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/H4QL/HPA3XR8Q/F6RH4QLHPA3XR8Q.SMALL.jpg eyebot117 I've been involved with airsoft for about two years being affiliated with a large local group of people in our community who meet regularly and have scheduled games, ops, and events. Airsoft is a great sport and hobby that encourages teamwork, honor, respect, communication, and discipline (as well a...
By: eyebot117

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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:45:26 PDT
Cheap and easy iPhone microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-iPhone-microscope/
Cheap and easy iPhone microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Turn your iPhone into a portable microscope. Should also work for any other smartphone. All I'm doing here is placing a small lens right in front of the iPhone camera. Keep it place with some foam tape and start looking at everything! Really big! I read about this technique here where it was used t...
By: fungus amungus

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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:24:32 PDT
simple compact slit camera http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-compact-slit-camera/
simple compact slit camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SMALL.jpg crazyg here is my cut and shut camera,it has a slit shutter,and will accept any m42 mount lens,uses 35mm film ,as its wound on, something has to move to get a picture either the subject or the camera.this took a little over a day to make.and wieghs just under 12oz without lens or film.this is a cross betwe...
By: crazyg

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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:31:53 PDT
35mm in a 120 camera. Budget of nothing. http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-in-a-120-camera-Budget-of-nothing/
35mm in a 120 camera. Budget of nothing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SMALL.jpg nseabright Where I am, It is hard to develop 120 film, and it would be much more simpler to use 35mm in my 120mm Diana. This is a simple and free method of using 35mm film in a 120 camera. What you need All you need for this is: ~ One used roll of film. ~ A 120mm film spool ~ Some buttons or something that...
By: nseabright

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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 22:18:31 PDT
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Flash-Means-Better-Instructables/
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SMALL.jpg Phil B Photography means writing with light. It is not about a great camera, but about understanding and manipulating light. Bounce flash is a good way to produce pleasing lighting for Instructables photos and for other purposes. It can also be easy to do. The photo shows my old Pentax digital camera. The...
By: Phil B

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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 09:25:05 PDT
Binocular Mobile Phone Mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Mobile-Phone-Mount-1/
Binocular Mobile Phone Mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SMALL.jpg rkupan UPDATE: High Resolution Images available This tutorial will include the construction of a sled mount capable of merging a vintage Fuji Variomatic Binocular with a Mobile Phone Camera. Using a binocular lens has many advantages including tack sharp optics, increased brightness, Depth of Field and of...
By: rkupan

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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:09:17 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...
By: Mr. Noack

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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:38:18 PDT