Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:29:31 PST BLOX v1.01 How to CNC a Photograph in Full Color (Relief in CMY) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CNC-a-Photograph-in-Full-Color-Relief-in-CM/
How to CNC a Photograph in Full Color (Relief in CMY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SMALL.jpg mkoehle This instructable documents how to machine a full color photograph by layering and machining different colors of transparent resin. In previous Instructables (here and here), I’ve shown how a black and white image can be made by layering a transparent black layer, of varying thickness, over an opaqu...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:28:11 PST
How to Add Text to Your Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Text-to-Your-Pictures/
How to Add Text to Your Pictures - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/KEQE/IVO3NZ5H/FH3KEQEIVO3NZ5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/KEQE/IVO3NZ5H/FH3KEQEIVO3NZ5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/KEQE/IVO3NZ5H/FH3KEQEIVO3NZ5H.SMALL.jpg PicsArt Text overlays have *never* been this cool. Watch the video tutorial here. Download the tutorial here. Open your picture in the photo editor and tap on the Text icon. Type your text and tap on the check mark to confirm. Tap on the arrow icon in the bottom left corner to open the fonts men...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:51:30 PST
Vintage Raspberry Pi Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Raspberry-Pi-Camera/
Vintage Raspberry Pi Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/Q8CS/IVO3IYJM/FNUQ8CSIVO3IYJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/Q8CS/IVO3IYJM/FNUQ8CSIVO3IYJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/Q8CS/IVO3IYJM/FNUQ8CSIVO3IYJM.SMALL.jpg gigafide Cameras have been around for centuries. But since the birth of digital, many of the old film cameras have just been tossed aside. Let’s give these amazing pieces of technology a second chance by upcycling an old film camera into a digital camera! We can do this using a small computer module called a...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:08:28 PST
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
Portable Microphone for Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Microphone-for-Camera/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:26:53 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
DIY portable Video Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Video-Light/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:00:50 PDT
Led Light ring for photo: The easiest way [english] /Aro de luz LED para fotos: La forma más sencilla [español] http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Ring-for-Photo-the-Easyest-Way-Aro-De-Lu/
Led Light ring for photo: The easiest way [english] /Aro de luz LED para fotos: La forma más sencilla [español] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SMALL.jpg lr2 Light ring for photo?A light ring is a device that allows to illuminate a picture framing it. It is usually composed by a set of lights in a circular shape and a hole in the middle. The device generates an almost no shadow image making it very atractive, giving it an ilumination effect that, usuall...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:52:40 PDT
DIY Pregnancy Silhouette Photo with Your Phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pregnancy-Silhouette-Photo-With-Your-Phone/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:52:04 PDT
How to Design a Flat Lay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Flat-Lay/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:40:15 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
LED Light painting with 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-With-3D-Printer/
LED Light painting with 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Google "light painting" and you'll find some amazing things. Light painting is the process of using lights (like LEDS) to make artistic photos.In this Instructable, I'll share my process for making light paintings with the assistance of a 3D printer (or other CNC machine)Things you'll need:1. A cam...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:18:09 PDT
How to set up a camera in manual mode http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-Up-a-Camera-in-Manual-Mode/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:20:32 PDT
Large Off Camera Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Off-Camera-Ring-Light/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:36:37 PDT
Light Harmonogram http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Harmonogram/
Light Harmonogram - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SMALL.jpg hovver This Instructable shows how to first create a 3 pendulum harmonograph, and then use its mechanical drawing capability to create long exposure photographs of light harmonograms. A little bit about a harmonograph can be found here:In short it uses the physics of several pendulums to control where a dr...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:33:02 PDT
Time Lapse Build - Long Term / Waterproof http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Build-Long-Term-Waterproof/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:58:45 PDT
Make your own mini studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Mini-Studio/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:41:22 PDT
Capturing the Milky Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-the-Milky-Way/
Capturing the Milky Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SMALL.jpg umami_tsunami Astrophotography is something I've always wanted to try, and over the past weekend, I was able to capture images of the Milky Way for the first time! Although I had some ups and downs, I've gathered this Instructable together so that I can share my experience and perhaps help you capture your own Mi...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 16:36:09 PDT
Kite Aerial Photograph - Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-Aerial-Photograph-Smartphone/
Kite Aerial Photograph - Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SMALL.jpg JamesPhoto So you want to to take Aerial Pictures with your Old Smartphone?You can do it for a few $'s and I am going to tell you how to do it.You will also need a Kite, I suggest a Delta Kite and a Smartphone.I used an old Iphone, and YES the phone is at HIGH RISK of being lost. Parts you will need to take ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:25:21 PDT
Kite Aerial Photography - GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-Aerial-Photography-GoPro/
Kite Aerial Photography - GoPro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SMALL.jpg JamesPhoto So you have a GoPro Camera, and you wonder if you can use it to take pictures from below a kite.Follow the few easy steps, and soon you will have pictures like the one's at my Flickr website:https://www.flickr.com/photos/142373518@N02/ Part you will need to buy You will need a few specialist part...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:09:18 PDT
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-White-Background-Photography-Using-Smartphone/
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic A picture is worth a thousand words, but not without some effort on your part. My first instructable was so ugly with dark and unfocused images that I never published it. I decided to go for quality over quantity and setting randofo's instructable quality as benchmark, I started exploring how to get...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:23:23 PDT
Simple camera slider for on a tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camera-Slider-for-on-a-Tripod/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:19:41 PDT
3.. 2.. 1.. Blast Off, Aerial Photos that Rock(et) http://www.instructables.com/id/3-2-1-Blast-Off-and-Take-Awesome-Aerial-Photograph/
3.. 2.. 1.. Blast Off, Aerial Photos that Rock(et) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SMALL.jpg TnComm Aerial Photography for KidsKids love rockets and they love the idea of shooting things up on those rockets. Add a small camera and they'll have tons of fun documenting their launches and taking some amazing aerial photos. Material Required Model rocket (I recommend one with a parachute and not ...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:06:37 PDT
DIY Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telescope/
DIY Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SMALL.jpg ankitjajoo369 Many people use to love star gazing and love to observe celestial objects,but only some of us can afford a telescope of higher power.In this instructable I am going to tell you how to diy a refractor telescope. Material required 1-Bolt of big size (1 bolt)2-Bolt of medium size (10 bolt)3- Bolt of...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:54:41 PDT
How to Create a Double Exposure Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Double-Exposure-Photo/
How to Create a Double Exposure Photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SMALL.jpg PicsArt We're always amazed at the awesome photo edits we see around the web and if you're anything like us, you’re itching to try them yourself. One of the most popular (and coolest!) is the double exposure effect. With an infinite number of possible edits you can do using this method, it’s no wonder so ma...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:45:12 PDT
3D Printed Smartphone/GoPro Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-SmartphoneGoPro-Tripod/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 11:35:18 PDT
full spectrum/IR camera conversion, canon sx50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-SpectrumIR-Camera-Conversion-Canon-Sx50/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:41:45 PDT
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cheap-Video-Lighting-for-Less-Than-30/
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SMALL.jpg SiliconHowTo Guys, this instructable is entry of the "Trash to treasure challenge", please vote if you like it.Why do you need video lighting?The best camera will perform bad on bad light conditioning and the worst camera will perform well on good light conditions.As you can see on the image shooting in bad ligh...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:22:05 PDT
Party Selfie Station/Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Selfie-StationPhoto-Booth/
Party Selfie Station/Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SMALL.jpg hugheswho A Selfie Station/ Photo Booth is great fun at a wedding party. Or any party. I have seen several documented on instructables. The focus is often on the housing/aesthetics of the set-up or a form of automation. This instructable is about how I set up a selfie station using what I had lying around and...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:55:13 PDT
Press n Seal Electronics Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-N-Seal-Electronics-Protector/
Press n Seal Electronics Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I got the inspiration for this little hack while doing my Photos for a Rainy Day 'ible. I love taking photos in bad weather, which makes for great pics, but often endangers my equipment. I'm usually taking photos from the shelter of overhangs or under an umbrella, but more often than I like to admi...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:12:05 PDT
Travelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Travelapse/
Travelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SMALL.jpg AntoineLaminette Following the directions from my images, it should be pretty straight forward to make your own motorized dolly.But remember this requires a few more tricks than just 3D printing:Buying parts online, most of them on ebayGetting small fasteners Machining pulleys to fit bearingsSoldering cables to moto...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:52:03 PDT
3D Printed Camera Grip: From Concept to Product http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Camera-Grip-From-Concept-to-Product/
3D Printed Camera Grip: From Concept to Product - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SMALL.jpg umami_tsunami My Olympus E-PL6 shipped with a hand grip that proved to be quite disappointing. Its odd shape and small form factor made it difficult to grasp my camera comfortably with two hands, and wielding the camera with only one hand was out of the question. Clearly, the ergonomics of the PL6 desperately nee...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:25:39 PDT
Aerial Photography Super Affordable Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerial-Photography-Super-Affordable-Kite/
Aerial Photography Super Affordable Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi everyone!Here is a very fun and super easy to build tutorial on a kite that will take a camera up in the sky and let you snap those aerial photos you’ve always dreamt of. The kite actually costs pennies to make but is very effective in what it does!It’s good fun to learn about aerodynamics rather...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:02:24 PDT
Botanical Garden Photo Safari: Bagging the Best Shots http://www.instructables.com/id/Botanical-Garden-Photo-Safari-Bagging-the-Best-Sho/
Botanical Garden Photo Safari: Bagging the Best Shots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Wherever I travel, I try to find a local botanical garden to explore. Botanical gardens are wonderful places, a confluence of art and nature that present some really great hobby photography opportunities. This particular photo safari was the result of an accidental find: The Kampong in Miami, a fab...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:54:28 PDT
Timelapse Photography with a DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Photography-With-a-DSLR/
Timelapse Photography with a DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HAJX/IP5VVW3P/FWCHAJXIP5VVW3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HAJX/IP5VVW3P/FWCHAJXIP5VVW3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HAJX/IP5VVW3P/FWCHAJXIP5VVW3P.SMALL.jpg ash_doge This all started because I wanted to take a video of my 3D printer in action. I had set up my phone in a roll of tape so that I could capture video of my prints going through, and that was fine for the shorter prints, but I needed something better for the long 4+ hour prints that I've been trying t...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 19:58:49 PDT
Photos for a Rainy Day: Inclement Weather Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainy-Day-Pics-Shooting-Photos-in-the-Rain/
Photos for a Rainy Day: Inclement Weather Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/PLNB/IP5PA5WN/F0GPLNBIP5PA5WN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/PLNB/IP5PA5WN/F0GPLNBIP5PA5WN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/PLNB/IP5PA5WN/F0GPLNBIP5PA5WN.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We live in Florida. It rains a lot here. Especially in the spring and summer, we get pretty regular showers, thunderstorms and sometimes downright deluges, like the 2015 summer of epic flooding and a recent tropical storm that swept through this June.I love rain, and the muted colors of a rainy d...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 21:22:26 PDT
Dog Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Photography/
Dog Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/2ABG/IP5PC31W/FN62ABGIP5PC31W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/2ABG/IP5PC31W/FN62ABGIP5PC31W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/2ABG/IP5PC31W/FN62ABGIP5PC31W.SMALL.jpg smwarnke4 This Instructable is written as a guide for capturing portraits of your pup. I have been a pet photographer for well over 2 decades so I have a lot of experience photographing large/small, black/white, calm/challenging dogs and cats, and any other combination you can imagine. The Backdrop Backdro...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 05:47:36 PDT
Build a Rhizotron! (SoilCam) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Rhizotron-SoilCam/
Build a Rhizotron! (SoilCam) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BUX1/IOZ59ETN/F4LBUX1IOZ59ETN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BUX1/IOZ59ETN/F4LBUX1IOZ59ETN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BUX1/IOZ59ETN/F4LBUX1IOZ59ETN.SMALL.jpg joshdont This guide is for anyone who has ever rolled over a log to see what lies underneath. What happens when you're not looking? Watch the video above, then dig in (hehe) to this guide and build your own Rhizotron* (SoilCam)!How does one capture video underground? Waterproof and bury a normal document sca...
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 10:33:05 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A portable LED lighting panel can really come in handy for photography and video work, so today we're going to make a DIY version which is super useful, yet easy to make. So I'm constantly taking photos and video of things I'm working on, of projects, food, of myself for vlogging, Instagram etc... A...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
Sweeping Remote Controlled Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweeping-Remote-Controlled-Camera-Mount/
Sweeping Remote Controlled Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SMALL.jpg THertz This camera mount gives you the ability to control it from a distance and rotate it 180 degrees. I will be using a GoPro in my project, but you can use almost any camera that you can secure to the mount.Also in this instructable we will learn how to control a servo motor with remote control, this wi...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 19:30:41 PDT
Image Relief in Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Image-Relief-in-Resin/
Image Relief in Resin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/JBIY/IOLP4WGV/F8VJBIYIOLP4WGV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/JBIY/IOLP4WGV/F8VJBIYIOLP4WGV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/JBIY/IOLP4WGV/F8VJBIYIOLP4WGV.SMALL.jpg mkoehle This instructable is about machining into layers of resin, each a different shade, to reproduce a photograph a photograph. When you were a kid, did you ever crayon one color over another, and then scratch into it to reveal the first color? This process is along the same idea, but with several layers...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:37:30 PDT
Dolly Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Dolly-Slider/
Dolly Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/VHCX/IOA9MQZV/FFSVHCXIOA9MQZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/VHCX/IOA9MQZV/FFSVHCXIOA9MQZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/VHCX/IOA9MQZV/FFSVHCXIOA9MQZV.SMALL.jpg ivansantibanezflores El proyecto nace de la necesidad de poder grabar tomas lineales y de paneo sin el movimiento de la mano sobre la cámara. Poder generar un movimiento suave y fino. Materiales y Herramientas Para el Dolly:Madera de 9mm6 rodamientos de 10x2811 pernos de 5/1623 tuercas de 5/16Angulo de aluminio de 1´...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:43:01 PDT
Automated Product Photography Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Product-Photography-Rig/
Automated Product Photography Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/UETL/IO4LW0LS/FAZUETLIO4LW0LS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/UETL/IO4LW0LS/FAZUETLIO4LW0LS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/UETL/IO4LW0LS/FAZUETLIO4LW0LS.SMALL.jpg ArvindShenoy Today, the world's e-commerce industry alone shoots close 30 billion images a day in studios across the world. Shooting involves human intervention to place object and move them through multiple angles before each image is shot. Multiple shots give customers a better idea of how their products look ...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 07:30:52 PDT
Camera dolly from Recycled Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-From-Recycled-Parts/
Camera dolly from Recycled Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Camera dolly used for smooth camera movements. The price is quite expensive. so i made this for free, From recycled Parts. This camera dolly can use for Digital camera, SLR & DSLR camera.Ok now lets make it!!! You need - 2 wheels from old roller skates (if you not have this, you can use wheels fr...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/FRDO/IN35QUP8/FKIFRDOIN35QUP8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/FRDO/IN35QUP8/FKIFRDOIN35QUP8.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SI6M/IOELZD1M/FALSI6MIOELZD1M.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/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/Q0I7/IN3GGWLK/FISQ0I7IN3GGWLK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/Q0I7/IN3GGWLK/FISQ0I7IN3GGWLK.SQUARE.jpg https://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