Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 May 2016 00:47:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Camera dolly from Recycled Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-From-Recycled-Parts/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 03:48:18 PDT
Arduino Time Lapse Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Slider/
Arduino Time Lapse Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SMALL.jpg AlanH87 so i had been looking into making a timelapse video with my dslr and had seen many using a slider mechanism to add another dimension. I looked at buying one but they are a little expensive to buy just to "dip ones toes into the water" so to speak. i had a lot of the bits from an arduino starter kit ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:35:00 PDT
Time Lapse Photography With RPI and Pi Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Photography-With-RPI-and-Pi-Camera/
Time Lapse Photography With RPI and Pi Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SMALL.jpg VIVEK GR Hey guys, how are you?.This weekend is special as the new RPI 3 is released with more power processing capabilities and to get to know it abilities there is nothing good like testing a real project on it. I am a amateur photographer and for me ,taking photos of the nature gives me immense pleasure...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:01:06 PDT
Remote shutter release cable for Nikon http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-Release-Cable-for-Nikon/
Remote shutter release cable for Nikon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/FRDO/IN35QUP8/FKIFRDOIN35QUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/FRDO/IN35QUP8/FKIFRDOIN35QUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/FRDO/IN35QUP8/FKIFRDOIN35QUP8.SMALL.jpg HeinrichL1 In this instructable I will be showing you how I made a shutter release cable for my Nikon D3200, although the procedure may be adapted for various other makes and models. This shutter release cable replaces the Nikon MC-DC2 and makes use of an adapter cable which has the shutter release connector o...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:01:54 PDT
3 Steps for Better Film Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-for-Better-Film-Lighting/
3 Steps for Better Film Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/C7WP/INAJIZT5/F9WC7WPINAJIZT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/C7WP/INAJIZT5/F9WC7WPINAJIZT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/C7WP/INAJIZT5/F9WC7WPINAJIZT5.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Lately, through experimenting with different light setups when filming, I've come across several small tips and tricks that can make a drastic difference in film quality.So today I'd like to share with you my top 3 film lighting tips that are simple to execute yet produces remarkable results. Watc...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:38:07 PDT
Easy Bold Portrait Editing http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bold-Portrait-Editing/
Easy Bold Portrait Editing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/ANTY/IN7OPRXD/FURANTYIN7OPRXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/ANTY/IN7OPRXD/FURANTYIN7OPRXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/ANTY/IN7OPRXD/FURANTYIN7OPRXD.SMALL.jpg StephenJ43 How to convert a simple portrait into a bold work of art in only a few minutes. Select a Portrait Remove the background Add a blue and white gradient Set the Image mode to Lab Color Select channels, Click lightness Use the dodge and burn tools Use the Dodge tool to lighten th...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:06:01 PDT
Time Lapse Rover V2.0 for eMotimo TB3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Rover-V20-for-EMotimo-TB3/
Time Lapse Rover V2.0 for eMotimo TB3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/Q0I7/IN3GGWLK/FISQ0I7IN3GGWLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/Q0I7/IN3GGWLK/FISQ0I7IN3GGWLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/Q0I7/IN3GGWLK/FISQ0I7IN3GGWLK.SMALL.jpg MichaelMikkelson One of my favorite DIY projects was building a time lapse rover for the eMotimo TB3. At the time, it was unique in the fact that no one else had one, at least from what I could find on the internet. Instead of being limited to a fixed length of slider, my rover could travel big distances for time ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 21:26:19 PDT
Z-Rack Light Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Z-Rack-Light-Wall/
Z-Rack Light Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RL81/IMW97GKI/FYYRL81IMW97GKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RL81/IMW97GKI/FYYRL81IMW97GKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RL81/IMW97GKI/FYYRL81IMW97GKI.SMALL.jpg zrcochran Have you ever wanted to harness the power of the sun for your photo studio? The Z-Rack Light Wall doesn't do that exactly, but it is a really easy way to bring a lot of light to your photos! We built this using readily available materials from Amazon and Lowe's and you can build one too.One of the g...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:14:06 PDT
Touchscreen Display and Rechargeable Battery Pack for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Display-and-Rechargeable-Battery-Pack-/
Touchscreen Display and Rechargeable Battery Pack for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SMALL.jpg ThirdEarthDesign In 2014, Mark Wrigley of Alternative Photonics along with Andy King, a Physics and Astronomy research associate at the University of Sheffield, created the PiKon 3d printed telescope. Based on Newton's reflecting telescope design it uses a Raspberry Pi and the PiCamera module, with the camera mounte...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:01:08 PDT
How to Make a Flash Diffuser for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Flash-Diffuser-for-Macro-Photography/
How to Make a Flash Diffuser for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/FUDU/IMK66X2L/FL4FUDUIMK66X2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/FUDU/IMK66X2L/FL4FUDUIMK66X2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/FUDU/IMK66X2L/FL4FUDUIMK66X2L.SMALL.jpg Brown_Hash In this tutorial we'll go through the steps needed to make a descent diffuser for an external flash. This diffuser aims to be practical as well as easy to put together. While the primary purpose of this diffuser is for macro photography, it can also be used for general purpose photography. Materia...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 00:06:39 PDT
Light Nib http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Nib/
Light Nib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SMALL.jpg miguel31416 This project is an intent to join two visual arts on which creativity and technique are always present: calligraphy and photography. Accorrding to wikipedia, calligraphy is a visual art related to writing; as for the photography, it literally means "drawing with light". If you are into lettering or ...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:09:59 PDT
Free, Ready Made SD Card Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Ready-Made-SD-Card-Case/
Free, Ready Made SD Card Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZUII/IMCB6LN6/FKLZUIIIMCB6LN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZUII/IMCB6LN6/FKLZUIIIMCB6LN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZUII/IMCB6LN6/FKLZUIIIMCB6LN6.SMALL.jpg mxx There's already quite a few good instructables on making your own SD card case, but I think my idea of using a 35 mm film canister has some advantages others don't have:1. There is almost no work involved: SD cards fit inside the canister without any modifications necessary.2. It houses 9 SD cards -...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:52:02 PDT
Large Event Mobile Phone Photography Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Event-Mobile-Phone-Photography-Basics/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:49:43 PDT
Abakography: Long exposure photography that mimics human vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Abakography-Long-Exposure-Photography-That-Mimics-/
Abakography: Long exposure photography that mimics human vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/AGEZ/ILO2RTPA/FBJAGEZILO2RTPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/AGEZ/ILO2RTPA/FBJAGEZILO2RTPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/AGEZ/ILO2RTPA/FBJAGEZILO2RTPA.SMALL.gif SteveMann Top picture: Floor lamp sliding back and forth; long exposure photography done right!Bottom picture: Bug sweeper waved back and forth reveals microphone's capacity to eavesdrop. Loudspeaker emits a test tone, and a lock-in receiver picks up even the weakest of signal transmissions and outputs to an...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 04:37:26 PST
Grasping Gravitational Waves: Augmented Reality Robots teach physics fundamentals to children and adults alike http://www.instructables.com/id/Grasping-Gravitational-Waves-Augmented-Reality-Rob/
Grasping Gravitational Waves: Augmented Reality Robots teach physics fundamentals to children and adults alike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SMALL.gif SteveMann Make invisible gravitational waves, radio waves, sound waves, etc., graspable and more comprehensible with AR (Augmented Reality) robotics using a simple device I invented at the age of 12, in 1974. This device is so simple that a child can build it, yet by combining it with robotics, it can provid...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 20:39:54 PST
United States Photo Map http://www.instructables.com/id/United-States-Photo-Map/
United States Photo Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife and I travel a lot for work, and someone recently suggested that I make a map of the states we've visited with pictures from those states. I liked the idea and got started. Since people have shown interest in the map and how I made it, I thought I would make an Instructable so you can make o...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 21:24:22 PST
Black and White with Partial Color Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-and-White-With-Partial-Color-Effect/
Black and White with Partial Color Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PFSQ/IL17P9C6/FGPPFSQIL17P9C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PFSQ/IL17P9C6/FGPPFSQIL17P9C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PFSQ/IL17P9C6/FGPPFSQIL17P9C6.SMALL.jpg Darthorso Hi friends!Everybody loves those black & white photos with a splash of color! They are so unique, and that's because every image is different, so are the color areas.This technique is often called "Splash Color Technique".But, alas, obtaining this great effect is not a Instragram-like filter, we hav...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:32:29 PST
DIY Time lapse dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Time-Lapse-Dolly-1/
DIY Time lapse dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/SKHB/IKZSDB6Z/F8PSKHBIKZSDB6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/SKHB/IKZSDB6Z/F8PSKHBIKZSDB6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/SKHB/IKZSDB6Z/F8PSKHBIKZSDB6Z.SMALL.jpg ChiragShah I have been making time lapse videos for some time now. I wanted to create a time lapse video in which the camera also moves while shooting the timelapse. This is to get a new dimension of motion over a static time lapse movie. The camera should cover a distance of 5 feet over 1-2 hours. When you no...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:43:36 PST
Shooting for a Homepage Feature: Timelapse and multi-exposure photography the DIY way (Make or write your own code!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shooting-for-a-Homepage-Feature-Timelapse-and-Mult/
Shooting for a Homepage Feature: Timelapse and multi-exposure photography the DIY way (Make or write your own code!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/38V6/IKZQ4O8B/FGR38V6IKZQ4O8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/38V6/IKZQ4O8B/FGR38V6IKZQ4O8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/38V6/IKZQ4O8B/FGR38V6IKZQ4O8B.SMALL.gif SteveMann What I love about Instructables is that it is photo-centric: the first thing you see when creating a new Instructable is "Add Images", before any text entry dialog appears! In the world we live in today, pictures are everything.My last Instructable was featured on the Instrucables homepage. The ed...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:30:43 PST
Enlarging the Everyday (Chromogenic Printing Explained) http://www.instructables.com/id/Enlarging-the-Everyday-Chromogenic-Printing-Explai/
Enlarging the Everyday (Chromogenic Printing Explained) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/PJTI/IKRNU13M/FU6PJTIIKRNU13M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/PJTI/IKRNU13M/FU6PJTIIKRNU13M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/PJTI/IKRNU13M/FU6PJTIIKRNU13M.SMALL.jpg johnnak I recently finished working as an Artist-in-Residence at RayKo Photography in San Francisco, and my instructable is based on the work I was making there. RayKo has the only large-scale color processor that is publicly accessible on the west coast - and with my time at RayKo I was interested in exper...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 19:48:18 PST
Imprint invisible sound and radio waves onto your retina: Augmented reality with perfect alignment http://www.instructables.com/id/Imprint-Invisible-Sound-and-Radio-Waves-Onto-Your-/
Imprint invisible sound and radio waves onto your retina: Augmented reality with perfect alignment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/NMV7/IKPS63KP/FA7NMV7IKPS63KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/NMV7/IKPS63KP/FA7NMV7IKPS63KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/NMV7/IKPS63KP/FA7NMV7IKPS63KP.SMALL.gif SteveMann With the S.W.I.M. (Sequential Wave Imprinting Machine) you can see otherwise invisible sound waves and radio waves, imprinted onto your retina, onto photographic media, or eyeglass/camera.This is due to something I call Phenomenological or Phenomenal Augmented Reality, i.e. the AR (Augmented Reality...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:27:32 PST
SECURE CAMERA CLIP http://www.instructables.com/id/SECURE-CAMERA-CLIPS/
SECURE CAMERA CLIP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/3QXF/IKH5FE55/F7M3QXFIKH5FE55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/3QXF/IKH5FE55/F7M3QXFIKH5FE55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/3QXF/IKH5FE55/F7M3QXFIKH5FE55.SMALL.jpg thetoolman For a long time now I've wanted a way to secure both my digital SLR, and GoPro camera to my belt or strap of my backpack for easier handling, security and accessibility. I found ones online but they were too expensive ($60.00 and up) and the GoPro versions could not do double duty. So I set out to s...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:39:29 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
Phenomenal Augmented Reality allows us to watch how things are watching us! http://www.instructables.com/id/Phenomenal-Augmented-Reality-Allows-Us-to-Watch-Ho/
Phenomenal Augmented Reality allows us to watch how things are watching us! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6FO7/IJYUJLWI/FKB6FO7IJYUJLWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6FO7/IJYUJLWI/FKB6FO7IJYUJLWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6FO7/IJYUJLWI/FKB6FO7IJYUJLWI.SMALL.jpg SteveMann In my childhood I discovered an interesting phenomenon: if I connected a light source to a sufficiently amplified television receiver, and waved the light around in front of a video camera, I could get the light to function as a 3D augmented reality display that would overlay the sightfield of the c...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:59:59 PST
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nikon-IR-Remote-and-Time-Laps-With-ATtiny-85/
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster Why take time lapse pictures.The Nikon Coolpix P900 has very good build in features to take moon photos with it's 83 digital zoom.To take moon photos the Nikon has a 2 second delay. Other time lapse build in features are very good.Better even is a remote and a motorised tripod as the moon is constan...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:11:27 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Actobotics Time Lapse Cable Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Actobotics-Time-Lapse-Cable-Cam/
Actobotics Time Lapse Cable Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/J4EN/IJIX1704/FA3J4ENIJIX1704.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/J4EN/IJIX1704/FA3J4ENIJIX1704.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/J4EN/IJIX1704/FA3J4ENIJIX1704.SMALL.jpg MichaelMikkelson Sometimes it is nice to capture a time lapse sequence using motion with a larger distance than you could get from a slider. I have seen many cable cams that are used in video production, and thought it would be a good idea to make one that went very slow to capture time lapse sequences. The origin...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:40:47 PST
Actobotics Time Lapse Channel Slider Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Actobotics-Time-Lapse-Channel-Slider-Upgrade/
Actobotics Time Lapse Channel Slider Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LP1G/IJIWZX8V/F30LP1GIJIWZX8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LP1G/IJIWZX8V/F30LP1GIJIWZX8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LP1G/IJIWZX8V/F30LP1GIJIWZX8V.SMALL.jpg MichaelMikkelson The Actobotics Channel Slider Kit is a great way to get motion for time lapse or video with a small camera such as a a GoPro. Since I do much more time lapse photography than video production, I wanted to upgrade this slider to give me more features, such as:Gear Reduction to make the end-to-end mo...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:44:59 PST
DIY Photography Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-Light-Box/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:44:07 PST
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizzabox-Cyclorama-the-Poor-Mans-Studio/
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SMALL.jpg geekrex Clicking awesome photographers is wat every maker wants, especially for their product.The best to click awesome photos are using a cyclorama. So what is a cyclorama?A cyclorama is a large curtain or wall, often concave, positioned at the back of the apse. It was popularized in the German theater of ...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 13:38:52 PST
How to Take Pictures of Food http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Pictures-of-Food/
How to Take Pictures of Food - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D4HH/II96XCCP/FLED4HHII96XCCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D4HH/II96XCCP/FLED4HHII96XCCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D4HH/II96XCCP/FLED4HHII96XCCP.SMALL.jpg Steffels_97 How you take pictures of food can either disgust people or make them want to join in your meal. I prefer the latter so here are a few tips to take great food pictures, whether it's with your smartphone or dslr it's all achievable. Always Try And Use Natural Light Natural lighting is the key to gr...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:43:26 PST
Tripod Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tripod-Light/
Tripod Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/754X/IHRZGX4E/FRI754XIHRZGX4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/754X/IHRZGX4E/FRI754XIHRZGX4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/754X/IHRZGX4E/FRI754XIHRZGX4E.SMALL.gif Just4Fun Media These tripod lights work wonderfully for locating (and not tripping over) your tripod, as well as for reading maps, star charts, assembling gear, and making yourself visible to vehicular traffic.I decided to build a lighting system for my tripod after "losing" my tripod while watching a meteor showe...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 16:32:24 PST
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-photogate-for-HIGH-SPEED-photography/
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT Over the last few weeks I have been searching the internet for high speed photograph using a ARDUINO, So far over 90% of the projects I found used sound as the trigger. If you are trying to get a picture of a balloon popping that would work fine. But what I was after was pictures of water splashes a...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:03:09 PST
Schlieren Imaging: How to see air flow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Schlieren-Imaging-How-to-see-air-flow/
Schlieren Imaging: How to see air flow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SMALL.jpg astroknut This project documents the construction, science, and application of a Schlieren aparatus. In short, a Schlieren system leverages the principal of refraction, and some clever optics to allow for the visualization of differences in density of transparent media. I also made a video for this project th...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:50:57 PST
LED Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photography-Light/
LED Photography Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable I will show you how to make an LED light for photography. It can optionally be controlled by a smartphone. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:Ultrabright white 5mm LEDs (x6)Linkit ONE board with WiFi antenn...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 01:46:46 PST
Light Plotter with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Plotter-with-Intel-Edison/
Light Plotter with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/KM3K/IGDITUE7/F4QKM3KIGDITUE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/KM3K/IGDITUE7/F4QKM3KIGDITUE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/KM3K/IGDITUE7/F4QKM3KIGDITUE7.SMALL.jpg ossum IntroductionI was pleased to be selected to be a part of the Intel Edison IoT invitational here on Instructables (please consider voting if you like it!).The project that I proposed was an automated "light painter" which would use stepper motors to move an RGB LED around in space by winding the stri...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 05:20:40 PDT
Handheld 2D Gopro Gimbal From Defective Drone Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-2D-Gopro-Gimbal-From-Defective-Drone-Part/
Handheld 2D Gopro Gimbal From Defective Drone Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/YN6B/IG9MOACN/FPLYN6BIG9MOACN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/YN6B/IG9MOACN/FPLYN6BIG9MOACN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/YN6B/IG9MOACN/FPLYN6BIG9MOACN.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Like most drone enthusiasts, I enjoy experimentation. Unfortunately, sometimes that experimentation can get a bit costly, but as a friend once said to me, "If you ain't breaking, you ain't making". So, when I decided that I would design and build my own 3D gimbal, for my Phantom 2, I immediately sou...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:40:34 PDT
The Killbooth - a DIY Halloween Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Killbooth-a-DIY-Halloween-Photo-Booth/
The Killbooth - a DIY Halloween Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SMALL.jpg imcdonnell For our early Halloween party this year, I wanted to have a simple photo booth, that was easy to use and could take some abuse. What I came up with uses common photo equipment and some easy to find materials, and doesn't rely on 3rd party software or kits.Be sure to check out the video in step 6! ...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:46:39 PDT
Smartphone Photo Studio for #3DBenchy and tiny stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Photo-Studio-for-3DBenchy-and-tiny-stuf/
Smartphone Photo Studio for #3DBenchy and tiny stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/0QZ6/IG2HFQ6M/FO20QZ6IG2HFQ6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/0QZ6/IG2HFQ6M/FO20QZ6IG2HFQ6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/0QZ6/IG2HFQ6M/FO20QZ6IG2HFQ6M.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools DESCRIPTIONThis 3D-printable camera rig for smartphones is designed to create a repeatable way to photograph #3DBenchy models at fixed angle positions. An included turntable attachment makes it is also possible to record 360° videos.The base frame and phone shelf are easily adjustable to fit most co...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 00:42:56 PDT
Basic Portrait Enhancing and Retouching Photoshop CC and Camera Raw Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Portrait-Enhancing-and-Retouching-Photoshop-/
Basic Portrait Enhancing and Retouching Photoshop CC and Camera Raw Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/DF4S/IFF8GION/FD9DF4SIFF8GION.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/DF4S/IFF8GION/FD9DF4SIFF8GION.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/DF4S/IFF8GION/FD9DF4SIFF8GION.SMALL.jpg MarleeS Part 1: Camera Raw Processing Open your image in Camera Raw using Adobe Bridge. 1. *If you are editing a JPEG, duplicate the background, go to Filter, Camera Raw Filter and continue from there. 2. Using the White Balance tool, look for a grey area in the photo (read tip) and click. Tip: L...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 01:29:43 PDT
Smartphone DIY Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-DIY-Microscope/
Smartphone DIY Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OROW/IEQY5JRR/FOMOROWIEQY5JRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OROW/IEQY5JRR/FOMOROWIEQY5JRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OROW/IEQY5JRR/FOMOROWIEQY5JRR.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo One projects leftover is another projects raw material :-)My recent instructable Webcam-mod-for-Astrophotography resulted in the webcam lens being leftover, after searching on Instructables I found quite a few uses for the lenshttp://www.instructables.com/id/Microscope-JIG-for...http://www.instructa...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:36:16 PDT
Webcam mod for Astrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-mod-for-Astrophotography/
Webcam mod for Astrophotography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7VDK/IEB86YU1/F0P7VDKIEB86YU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7VDK/IEB86YU1/F0P7VDKIEB86YU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7VDK/IEB86YU1/F0P7VDKIEB86YU1.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo I recently bought a Celestron Astromaster 130EQ, after taking it out a couple of times I soon realized I wanted to take photographs and share with friends. After reading up on astrophotography I was disappointed to find that most of the information on moding a webcam was based on the long discontinu...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:10:34 PDT
It's a Long Shot: Wide View Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-Long-Shot-Wide-View-Photography/
It's a Long Shot: Wide View Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EY5Z/ICJM2UT7/FN1EY5ZICJM2UT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EY5Z/ICJM2UT7/FN1EY5ZICJM2UT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EY5Z/ICJM2UT7/FN1EY5ZICJM2UT7.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory There's no one size fits all photography technique. Different needs or goals inform different techniques. Instructables, for instance, usually require some up close and personal photography, to show the details of different projects for the purposes of easy to follow how-tos, which basically amount...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:14:06 PDT
From Phones to Cameras, Photography for the Blind http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Phones-to-Cameras-Photography-for-the-Blind/
From Phones to Cameras, Photography for the Blind - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZKUU/IE2NCXWY/F6HZKUUIE2NCXWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZKUU/IE2NCXWY/F6HZKUUIE2NCXWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZKUU/IE2NCXWY/F6HZKUUIE2NCXWY.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison Strangely enough photography has become very popular with visually impaired people, many of them becoming published as artists in their own right. There are many misconceptions about the blind and the visually impaired but this Instructable is not about that. Photography has its own unique difficult...
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 13:32:26 PDT
Photographing the Esoteric: Life through the Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Photographing-the-Esoteric-Life-through-the-Lens/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:43:25 PDT
Mirror Images: Making the Most of Reflections http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Images-Making-the-Most-of-Reflections/
Mirror Images: Making the Most of Reflections - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V92J/IDOVPZ8L/FCXV92JIDOVPZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V92J/IDOVPZ8L/FCXV92JIDOVPZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V92J/IDOVPZ8L/FCXV92JIDOVPZ8L.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I've always loved looking at reflected images. Reflections are like the other side of the story, and sometimes they actually present more of the story, as when clouds are revealed in the water that may not be visible to the naked eye, or when you get a fresh perspective on the thing being reflected...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:56:43 PDT
Shadow Play: Making Artful Photos with Shadows http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Play-Making-Artful-Photos-with-Shadows/
Shadow Play: Making Artful Photos with Shadows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/DTBK/IDYP7DMK/F08DTBKIDYP7DMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/DTBK/IDYP7DMK/F08DTBKIDYP7DMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/DTBK/IDYP7DMK/F08DTBKIDYP7DMK.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I love shadows! They often create artistic effects where least expected, looming from fog, on walls or forest paths. It's easy to discount them, but if you take the time to look at the dark areas cast by sunlight, as well as the light, some remarkable images and photographic opportunities can revea...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:14:47 PDT
Take Micro-Photographs with an Old Student Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Micro-photographs-with-an-Old-Student-Microsc/
Take Micro-Photographs with an Old Student Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ET98/IDYPDAOW/FI1ET98IDYPDAOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ET98/IDYPDAOW/FI1ET98IDYPDAOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ET98/IDYPDAOW/FI1ET98IDYPDAOW.SMALL.jpg KathyCeceri I recently needed an extreme close-up image that was beyond the capabilities of my little point-and-shoot digital camera. So as a retired homeschooling parent, I resorted to a technique I discovered when my kids and I were learning about biology. I set up our old low-tech microscope and used it to g...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:35:18 PDT
Simple Camera Dolly for Time-lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camera-Slider-for-Time-lapse-Photography/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:26:44 PDT