Instructables: exploring - technology - Camera - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:09:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Birdbox Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Birdbox-Camera/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:06:56 PDT
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Linear-Driven-Camera-Slider/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:27:40 PDT
See Infrared LED Light with an iPhone 4... http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Infrared-LED-Light-with-an-iPhone-4/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:23:58 PDT
Flexible Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Camera-Mount/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:18:57 PDT
Cheap, Fast, and Awesome - DIY Photobooth Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fast-and-Awesome-DIY-Photobooth-Button/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:52:21 PDT
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Great Astrophotography - A How-To Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Astrophotography-A-How-To-Guide/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 07:11:39 PDT
How to Use a Canon A1/AE-1 35mm Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Canon-A1AE-1-35mm-Camera/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 13:03:48 PDT
Make Your Own Object Photography Soft Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Object-Photography-Soft-Light-Box/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 08:40:34 PDT
Mouse Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Cam/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 04:45:27 PDT
Lego Lens Cap Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lens-Cap-Saver/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:27:50 PDT
How i took this picture and how you can too http://www.instructables.com/id/How-i-took-this-picture-and-how-you-can-too/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:04:56 PDT
Make macro photography with ANY lenses for FREE ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-macro-photography-with-ANY-lenses-for-FREE-/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:44:16 PDT
Battling Nature Deficit Disorder* With a Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Battling-Nature-Deficit-Disorder-With-a-Camera/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 21:47:26 PDT
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
Hidden GoPro Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-GoPro-Security-Camera/
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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
A Beginners guide to a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Beginners-guide-to-a-DSLR/
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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/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:41:59 PDT
DIY Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Stabilizer/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:57:02 PDT
Camera sound trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-sound-trigger/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:43:36 PDT
Drawing with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-with-Light-1/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:50:51 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-/
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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/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 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
Pinhole Eye Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Eye-Model/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:24 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
Floppy Disk Sun Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Sun-Filter/
Floppy Disk Sun Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SMALL.jpg tbh-1138 Several months ago I posted an Instructable about making a simple sun filter with a black marker and a sheet protector. That approach, although it did block out most of the light, didn't work very well and threw everything out of focus. This one, using a floppy disk and some card stock, works much b...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:42:29 PDT
Shoebox Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoebox-Camera/
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:56:03 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
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
Raspberry remote control with Telegram http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-remote-control-with-Telegram/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 23:43:13 PST
Easy and pro looking GoPro handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-pro-looking-GoPro-handle/
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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/
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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
Android Security Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Security-Cameras/
Android Security Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance So I was sitting in my room with a spanking new nexus 7 wondering what I should do with my old android phone (galaxy mini)  as i don't really use it any more. Then it occurred to me,  why not turn it into a local wireless surveillance camera? I decided to do just that.  Basically, what I am about to...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:29:10 PST