Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:49:18 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Angry Skies and How to Photograph Them http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-Skies-and-How-to-Photograph-Them/
Angry Skies and How to Photograph Them - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZMUV/IDWXK6X2/FYDZMUVIDWXK6X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZMUV/IDWXK6X2/FYDZMUVIDWXK6X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZMUV/IDWXK6X2/FYDZMUVIDWXK6X2.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Rainy season in Florida - which would be most of the summer - is a really terrific time of year for members of the Cloud Appreciation Society, especially if you're a fan of massive thunderheads. (If you're wondering, there really are Cloud Appreciation Societies - I follow along with the Florida Clo...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:04:29 PDT
How to Photograph a Black Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Photograph-a-Black-Cat/
How to Photograph a Black Cat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Depending on your view - and on the temperament of your resident feline photography subject - cats can be either totally easy to photograph, or totally challenging to photograph. In my experience, there doesn't seem to be much in between with cats - with photography or anything else related to them....
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:22:03 PDT
Weekly Baby Photo Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Baby-Photo-Project/
Weekly Baby Photo Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Since my son was born, I have been taking his photo every week to document how he has been growing and changing.This project was inspired by two of my favourite blogs, Making it Lovely and Young House Love.I'm not a very good photographer, so this has been a really fantastic experience for me to pra...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:06:25 PDT
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-awesome-macro-photo-background/
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SMALL.jpg Instructomaker I recently made a very simple Instructable about how to convert a child-resistant bottle cap to adult friendly. The inspiration was not only to present that neat cap conversion process, but to utilize a really cool method of creating a super simple, endlessly versatile macro photography background ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:58:57 PDT
Outdoor Photography: Understanding Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Photography-Understanding-Light/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:42:21 PDT
Asteroids http://www.instructables.com/id/Asteroids/
Asteroids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7Y8I/IDQHY922/FI07Y8IIDQHY922.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7Y8I/IDQHY922/FI07Y8IIDQHY922.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7Y8I/IDQHY922/FI07Y8IIDQHY922.SMALL.jpg ataribeats Making Asteroids with panoramic pics in Photoshop!It all started when I moved to a very small town and wanted to get out constantly, but I couldn't. Because of that I started to look at things in a different way, in ways that helped me get out of this place and dive into a world of happiness. In thi...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:14:47 PDT
DIY/3D Printed Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY3D-Printed-Tirpod/
DIY/3D Printed Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SMALL.jpg emora4 I started this project mainly as a proof-of-concept because i wanted to see if I could make one easily and cheap (if you own a 3D printer) because i wanted something big for a possible future photography project (camera crane). I also wanted this size conduit for a CNC I am planning to make. This is...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:54:18 PDT
Snowflake Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Photography/
Snowflake Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OU05/IDQHOW3P/F5AOU05IDQHOW3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OU05/IDQHOW3P/F5AOU05IDQHOW3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OU05/IDQHOW3P/F5AOU05IDQHOW3P.SMALL.jpg hfb Over the past few winters, I have been looking at snowflakes to see what kind of crystals are falling in various winter storms. It can get really cold working on pictures outside but the results can be breathtaking when you get just the right one! We all know how hard it can be to see the delicate s...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:02:18 PDT
Take multiple exposures on a polaroid spectra http://www.instructables.com/id/Materials-23/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:46:13 PDT
Essential Outdoor Photography Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Photography-Guide/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:00:39 PDT
DIY Mobile Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mobile-Macro-Lens/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:35:37 PDT
How to Make Cross Stitch Pattern of Your Favorite Negative Film http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cross-Stitch-Pattern-of-Your-Favorite-/
How to Make Cross Stitch Pattern of Your Favorite Negative Film - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/MTMJ/IDM02VZZ/FPEMTMJIDM02VZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/MTMJ/IDM02VZZ/FPEMTMJIDM02VZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/MTMJ/IDM02VZZ/FPEMTMJIDM02VZZ.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Want to turn one of your favorite negatives into Cross stitch pattern...?There is a very simple way... you do not require any special equipment other than your Laptop & Digital camera or any specialized software other than " MS Paint", available with Windows OS and "Microsoft Picture Manager", which...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:41:01 PDT
Smartphone Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Photography/
Smartphone Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/POYM/IDM03YQC/FAKPOYMIDM03YQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/POYM/IDM03YQC/FAKPOYMIDM03YQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/POYM/IDM03YQC/FAKPOYMIDM03YQC.SMALL.jpg salomon1996 Photography is always changing, and currently the most popular weapon of choice is a smartphone! My goal has been to get the best photos from a smartphone, even comparable to that of pro equipment! (Check out some examples in the last step or HERE) Sometimes it can be hard to get a nice looking s...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:25:19 PDT
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Linear-Driven-Camera-Slider/
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/M0QO/IE2FWWKD/FG4M0QOIE2FWWKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/M0QO/IE2FWWKD/FG4M0QOIE2FWWKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/M0QO/IE2FWWKD/FG4M0QOIE2FWWKD.SMALL.jpg skepticaljay The goal of this project is to allow someone to build their own motorized camera slider. Motorized camera sliders found online are expensive and often not very long so we thought it would be a good idea to try out hand at making our own. Originally this Instructable was entered into the Photograpy c...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:27:40 PDT
Build a High Performance FPV Camera Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-High-Performance-FPV-Camera-Quadcopter/
Build a High Performance FPV Camera Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/WQSJ/IDLI2S7N/F2IWQSJIDLI2S7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/WQSJ/IDLI2S7N/F2IWQSJIDLI2S7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/WQSJ/IDLI2S7N/F2IWQSJIDLI2S7N.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz This Instructable will show you, in detail, how to build a high-quality quadcopter for flying FPV and recording aerial photos/videos.We all know humans can't fly. Our bones are far too dense and flapping our arms does not produce adequate lift to overcome the pull of gravity, but luckily we can use ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:43:04 PDT
How to make hyperlapse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-hyperlapse/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:28:14 PDT
Northern Lights Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Northern-Lights-Photography/
Northern Lights Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JVK3/IDFWBSYD/FGNJVK3IDFWBSYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JVK3/IDFWBSYD/FGNJVK3IDFWBSYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JVK3/IDFWBSYD/FGNJVK3IDFWBSYD.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 Capturing northern lights with a digital camera is not complicated. You just need the right equipment and settings.In this instructable, I will show you what gear I carry for an aurora shooting session. I will also talk about how to set your camera to get the best results. Equipment CameraObvious...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 21:53:03 PDT
Mega Guide to Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Guide-to-Macro-Photography/
Mega Guide to Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SMALL.jpg dvanzuijlekom Wanting to venture into the world of close-up and macro-photography, but confused at all the possibilities? Here's everything you need to know to get you started.First of all, it doesn't really matter what type or brand of camera you own, be it a point-and-shoot or a fancy DSLR. In fact, you don't e...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:29:31 PDT
Free Lensing - Creating a tilt shift effect using any lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Lensing-Creating-a-tilt-shift-effect-using-an/
Free Lensing - Creating a tilt shift effect using any lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SMALL.jpg Heather-Hiding-Photography Digital photography is a great way to capture the world around you, whether you are a blossoming hobbyist or a skilled professional. However, photography can get expensive! With so many cameras and accessory options on the market (and so LITTLE money in your pocket to spend) knowing how to get more ...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:56:55 PDT
Home-Made LED Flashlight USB Charger (12V 1.8Ah Li-ion Battery!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
Home-Made LED Flashlight USB Charger (12V 1.8Ah Li-ion Battery!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a project is powered by a 12 VOLT 1.8 AMP hour Lithium Ion Battery that powers two flashlights (warm and cold), USB charger, And 12 VOLT output.This isn't a step by step tutorial because anyone can build it to fit their own needs, I'm just showing how I built it.There will be a video at the ...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
Making a Cell Phone Camera Polarizing Filter from Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cell-Phone-Camera-Polarizing-Filter-from-/
Making a Cell Phone Camera Polarizing Filter from Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/R7V8/IDCXDT2Q/F9ER7V8IDCXDT2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/R7V8/IDCXDT2Q/F9ER7V8IDCXDT2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/R7V8/IDCXDT2Q/F9ER7V8IDCXDT2Q.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory So I've been tinkering around with the idea of using sunglasses lenses for a cell phone camera filter since I played with the DIY Dashboard Cover and took a photo through some sunglasses to illustrate how the sunglasses reduced the minor glare of the cover. I had really liked the effect, but wanted...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:33:14 PDT