Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:37:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Kitemapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitemapping/
Kitemapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/JFY5/HXVR2NW0/FI0JFY5HXVR2NW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/JFY5/HXVR2NW0/FI0JFY5HXVR2NW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/JFY5/HXVR2NW0/FI0JFY5HXVR2NW0.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Wie online kaarten gebruikt heeft vast gemerkt dat de kaarten niet altijd allemaal even actueel zijn. Daar kun je eenvoudig verandering in brengen door je eigen luchtfoto’s te maken met een vlieger en deze online te delen. Dit staat beter bekend als kitemapping en is een vorm van Citizen Science: we...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:26 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Incredible Steel Wool Photography! http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-Steel-Wool-Photography/
Incredible Steel Wool Photography! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V1O5/HXGUQ27K/FOHV1O5HXGUQ27K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V1O5/HXGUQ27K/FOHV1O5HXGUQ27K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V1O5/HXGUQ27K/FOHV1O5HXGUQ27K.SMALL.jpg MattBothell Steel Wool Photography is a super fun and super easy type of photography. Once you have your camera this project can be FREE. I had to purchase the steel wool and that is it. I already had a the other materials but the MOST you will have to spend on this project is 4-5 dollars. This is an awesome pr...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:53:14 PDT
Easy Webcam Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Webcam-Microscope/
Easy Webcam Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HGTV/HWQF24MP/FDAHGTVHWQF24MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HGTV/HWQF24MP/FDAHGTVHWQF24MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HGTV/HWQF24MP/FDAHGTVHWQF24MP.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory These instructions are for a very simple, webcam microscope for scientific and instructional fun and knowledge. This particular set up will not render super high def images or provide electronmicroscopy. This is a proof of concept DIY display we use at maker and science festivals to give youth and ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:30:37 PDT
DIY Color Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Checker/
DIY Color Checker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IE0I/GT44H45R/F62IE0IGT44H45R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IE0I/GT44H45R/F62IE0IGT44H45R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IE0I/GT44H45R/F62IE0IGT44H45R.SMALL.jpg ARCHellas Anyone involved in photography recognizes the ColorChecker (Originally Gretag-Macbeth, now X-Rite/Pantone). That 24 solid sqaures of color target photographed millions of times to verify color rendition, and adjust software and monitors to show colors as seen originally by the photographer (or camer...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:07:07 PDT
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Point-and-Shoot-Ring-Flash-Diffuser/
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SMALL.jpg alpacalypse Give your cheap digital camera a cool upgrade usually reserved for high-end photography by creating a ring flash diffuser from stuff around the house!If your like me, and can't even afford a DSLR, then you probably can't afford a $300 ring flash either. Not to worry, by diffusing the light from your...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:11:22 PDT
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-30-WiFi-Pan-Tilt-Camera-Video-Audio-and-Mot/
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO In this Instructable, you'll learn how to intercept the video, microphone, and controls of the $30 Kaicong SIP1602 wireless pan-tilt camera on Windows, Linux, or OSX! Everything is rolled neatly into python scripts; you can use the output data for things like voice transcription, computer vision, ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:11:08 PDT
360 Rotating Platform with fixed central platform http://www.instructables.com/id/360-Rotating-Platform-with-fixed-central-platform/
360 Rotating Platform with fixed central platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/HF2V/HVS1COKY/F34HF2VHVS1COKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/HF2V/HVS1COKY/F34HF2VHVS1COKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/HF2V/HVS1COKY/F34HF2VHVS1COKY.SMALL.jpg pigsfoot Hopefully the instruction below along with the photos will allow anyone with some basic DIY skills to create their own version of this platform and hopefully improve on the design somewhat. Reading around on the interweb looks like the DIY shops in the US are much better equipped than in the UK so m...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 03:19:21 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
3D Printed Underwater Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding Selecting an underwater camera is not easy: there is no one best or right underwater camera to buy, but rather the best or right camera for your specific needs and most unfortunately: your budget restrictions. To shoot underwater photography you will need a digital camera and a waterproof housing de...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Arduino+Stepper Motor Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoStepper-Motor-Camera-Slider/
Arduino+Stepper Motor Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/DEUK/HUU1F95B/FWJDEUKHUU1F95B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/DEUK/HUU1F95B/FWJDEUKHUU1F95B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/DEUK/HUU1F95B/FWJDEUKHUU1F95B.SMALL.jpg martinbolton This is a trial and error / design and development process which I followed in developing a camera slider for creating time-lapse video clips on my DSLR camera. The idea came from using standard Aluminium extrusions I have available at hardware stores, and create a slider chassis / dolly which is ab...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 14:52:41 PDT
Kirlian Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Kirlian-Machine-1/
Kirlian Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/1OG0/HO0Q2VF4/F801OG0HO0Q2VF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/1OG0/HO0Q2VF4/F801OG0HO0Q2VF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/1OG0/HO0Q2VF4/F801OG0HO0Q2VF4.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan The process that we’re trying to replicate is called Kirlian photography, or electrophotography, and it is a way to capture images by ionizing moisture particles in the air around an object. Or… by exciting its aura. Basically, what we need to build a high-voltage, high-frequency, low-amperage signa...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:30:21 PST
a linear laser brush for painting with light http://www.instructables.com/id/a-simple-laser-brush-for-painting-with-light/
a linear laser brush for painting with light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2D8T/HUJS40O0/FEZ2D8THUJS40O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2D8T/HUJS40O0/FEZ2D8THUJS40O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2D8T/HUJS40O0/FEZ2D8THUJS40O0.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you love photography and experimenting with special effects you will be happy to know that with a very simple circuit and a cheap laser you can easily build a sort of laser "scanner" to take impressive photos and portrait. My project was born from a more complex automated laser scanner idea, and ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09:03:32 PDT
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ultralight-3-axis-Modular-Time-Lapse-Mo/
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SMALL.jpg Doug Urquhart This is the story of my first 3D printing project and how it helped to drastically reduce the overall weight of my 3-axis motion control time-lapse dolly system for easier transport on multi-day backcountry, backpacking trips. Not only did my first 3D printing project shave serious weight (in comp...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:30:21 PDT
Growing Rock Candy In Under 24 Hours (Includes Time Lapse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Under-24-Hours-With-Time-Lap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Please vote if you like it!! Hello Yotubers TrollFaceTheMan Here...     I had been Looking around about Crystal Growth and such and decided to re-try an experiment I had always failed at in the past, making rock candy... Why had I always failed it..? Well patience has never been my strong suit...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:16:45 PDT
How to: Steel Wool Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steel-Wool-Photography/
How to: Steel Wool Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/DVBS/HTR6EJYO/FWEDVBSHTR6EJYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/DVBS/HTR6EJYO/FWEDVBSHTR6EJYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/DVBS/HTR6EJYO/FWEDVBSHTR6EJYO.SMALL.jpg comm444fall14 Steel wool photography is a simple and exciting way to create visually interesting photography. Although it has been done, and there are dozens of dedicated communities surrounding this magical light photography, it can be overwhelming to try if you have never done it before. This simple and (be...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:22:11 PDT
Cinemagraph http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-cinemagraph/
Cinemagraph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZNHF/HTOUDM89/F1UZNHFHTOUDM89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZNHF/HTOUDM89/F1UZNHFHTOUDM89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZNHF/HTOUDM89/F1UZNHFHTOUDM89.SMALL.gif Joekevdv 'A Cinemagraph is an image that contains within itself a living moment that allows a glimpse of time to be experienced and preserved endlessly.' - cinemagraphs.com 'Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. Cinemagraphs, which are usually published in an anim...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 07:41:11 PDT
Sliding Pictures Shadow Box Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-Pictures-Shadow-Box-Frame/
Sliding Pictures Shadow Box Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YX6M/HT20Y5X1/FNQYX6MHT20Y5X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YX6M/HT20Y5X1/FNQYX6MHT20Y5X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YX6M/HT20Y5X1/FNQYX6MHT20Y5X1.SMALL.jpg mad213 A few months ago I saw a sliding picture shadow box frame in a small arts gift store in my hometown. I absolutely loved the idea and wanted to make my mom a custom frame with photographs from her recent trip to Spain. It was a great weekend afternoon project and it turned out really well! It's a fun...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:10:12 PDT
LED SunGun http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-SunGun/
LED SunGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WPH1/HR0ASVB2/FSOWPH1HR0ASVB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WPH1/HR0ASVB2/FSOWPH1HR0ASVB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WPH1/HR0ASVB2/FSOWPH1HR0ASVB2.SMALL.jpg Dipankar Intro: A follower of mine on Instructables wanted to build a LED light to be used in Photography and wanted my help, so I took up the challenge and built this LED SUN GUN  which runs on AC.  It is cheap in comparison to the ones sold in the market and as it runs on AC there is no battery ...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:38:10 PST
Infrared Camera Mod (Canon A810) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Camera-Mod/
Infrared Camera Mod (Canon A810) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SMALL.jpg tisBeth The camera used here is the Canon Powershot A810. Many similar point-and-shoot cameras will use the same basic process as described in this tutorial. An "infrablue" filter can be purchased from the Public Lab website for infrared photography. This particular instance of the mod was used for a ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:16:29 PST
How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-grips-for-your-camera-using-sug/
How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/5BCG/HRCK0M0O/FUH5BCGHRCK0M0O.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This guide will show you how to create custom grips for you camera using sugru. sugru is a self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand. It moulds like play-dough, bonds to almost anything and turns into a strong, flexible silicone rubber overnight. It feels soft to touch when cured, but is al...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:19:54 PST
Experimental coffee cup micro lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimental-coffee-cup-micro-lens/
Experimental coffee cup micro lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VS21/G8XPRHZV/F4UVS21G8XPRHZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VS21/G8XPRHZV/F4UVS21G8XPRHZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VS21/G8XPRHZV/F4UVS21G8XPRHZV.SMALL.jpg 5inister This instructable shows you how to make a low quality micro lens for a DSLR camera using coffee cups, a magnifying glass and black tape only. materials You will need three coffee cups, black tape and a large magnifying glass (about 2"in diameter). Cutting You need to cut the base of all the cu...
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Sun, 9 May 2010 22:48:19 PDT
Dummy Monitor for Photo Shoots and Product Demos http://www.instructables.com/id/Dummy-Monitor-for-Photo-Shoots-and-Product-Demos/
Dummy Monitor for Photo Shoots and Product Demos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin For my home business (usbtypewriter.com) I do a lot of product photography showing customized computer workstations.  But setting up a computer workstation for a photo shoot involves a lot of setup (since I have to move the entire workstation from my actual desk over to the photo set), and the ugly ...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:31:03 PDT
Cheap and effective filters (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-effective-filters-solar/
Cheap and effective filters (solar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/043A/HQ5W5DUE/FMS043AHQ5W5DUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/043A/HQ5W5DUE/FMS043AHQ5W5DUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/043A/HQ5W5DUE/FMS043AHQ5W5DUE.SMALL.jpg trophygeek You can buy solar film (thin plastic sheets) at a very reasonable prices online. However, the sheet format isn't great for photography, telescopes or binoculars. You can by them as screw-on filters, but the cost gets a bit ridiculous and the size selection is limited. This instructable is trivial, ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 17:17:48 PST
How To Make A Tumblr Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tumblr-Like-Picture/
How To Make A Tumblr Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/F5X0/HJKBMOHC/FO5F5X0HJKBMOHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/F5X0/HJKBMOHC/FO5F5X0HJKBMOHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/F5X0/HJKBMOHC/FO5F5X0HJKBMOHC.SMALL.jpg abxcid Steps on how to remake those fancy tumblr and Instagram accounts Snap! Take a good picture, eye catching yet simple, but make sure to turn on HDR if you have an iPhone for the best results! Effect This app is called Pixlr Express+ and all you have to do is choose the effect Salomon Contrast ...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 19:11:28 PDT
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/UFO-project-Color-Changing-Glowing-Radio-Controlle/
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SMALL.jpg roballoba I love R/C Airplanes. I love things that light up. I love photography. put them together and you can play at night! This is just in time for the make it glow contest. ***********     PLEASE VOTE FOR MY INSTRUCTABLE IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE HERE  *********** Please favorite and follow to see upcomi...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 01:35:04 PST
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Light-Up-Glowing-Sword-RGB-LEDs-for-pa/
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SMALL.jpg roballoba I just got new blades for my windshield wipers and the package instantly made me want to start sword fighting. Blinky light swords for painting with light?!?!!? YES!!! You can create this project for: Photography Special effects called Painting with light Fun glowing sword for costumes Fairy Prince...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:55:04 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SMALL.jpg hlesliebole Project: Light-Sensitive and Adjustable Dynamic Time-Lapse Photography By Holden Leslie-Bole Approximate cost: $70 without the camera I've been doing some time-lapse photography with my GoPro HERO3 for a while now, and I've gotten some great footage.  There have been times, however, when I've wan...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
High Speed Outdoor Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Outdoor-Photography/
High Speed Outdoor Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SMALL.jpg sebrub High speed photography is generally carried out in a dark room with dedicated equipment (controlled remote flash for example)... The instructable proposed here enables to make high speed photography outside (and enjoy the sun!), in less than 2 hours with some generic DIY basic tools. The principle ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 07:51:29 PST
Articulated Camera Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Camera-Stand/
Articulated Camera Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/0FD9/HO0PYDGQ/FFF0FD9HO0PYDGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/0FD9/HO0PYDGQ/FFF0FD9HO0PYDGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/0FD9/HO0PYDGQ/FFF0FD9HO0PYDGQ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos A tripod is usually the best way to take a steady picture. But there are a lot of times when a tripod isn't convenient to use. One alternative is to mount your camera on an articulated arm that is mounted off to one side. This will still hold your camera steady but it will be able to get angles ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 04:06:06 PST
Simple timelapse camera using Raspberry Pi and a coffee tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-timelapse-camera-using-Raspberry-Pi-and-a-c/
Simple timelapse camera using Raspberry Pi and a coffee tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Q8X4/HO239AVQ/FR2Q8X4HO239AVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Q8X4/HO239AVQ/FR2Q8X4HO239AVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Q8X4/HO239AVQ/FR2Q8X4HO239AVQ.SMALL.jpg fotosyn Whilst developing BerryCam I thought it would be pretty cool to create a timelapse camera that could be left outdoors over a period of time, to capture a sequence of images that could be later joined together into a video clip. From the outset thoughts turned to housing everything in an ‘Illy’ coffe...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 03:34:10 PST
How To Animate a Photo - The Parallax 2.5D Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Animate-a-Photo-The-Parallax-25D-Effect/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/SRE4/HO0Q2Y12/FKESRE4HO0Q2Y12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/SRE4/HO0Q2Y12/FKESRE4HO0Q2Y12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/SRE4/HO0Q2Y12/FKESRE4HO0Q2Y12.SMALL.jpg marcusjandrew Learn how to create motion in still photographs, a technique made popular in the film The Kid Stays In The Picture.  In the tutorial above, Joe Fellows shows us how he's able to bring photos to life using the parallax effect with Photoshop and After Effects.
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:36:55 PST
Stop Motion Camera Dolly From Re-purposed Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Motion-Camera-Dolly-From-Re-purposed-Parts/
Stop Motion Camera Dolly From Re-purposed Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/RJJJ/HNQYAIN6/FUXRJJJHNQYAIN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/RJJJ/HNQYAIN6/FUXRJJJHNQYAIN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/RJJJ/HNQYAIN6/FUXRJJJHNQYAIN6.SMALL.jpg wireb This Instructable describes the creation of a camera dolly from re-purposed parts. The dolly was created to film our Instructables Creative Reuse Hackerspace Challenge Night Stop Motion Video Our final video can be seen below: In the theme of creative reuse, the dolly was mostly created out of old...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 20:39:32 PST
sprocket hole photography http://www.instructables.com/id/sprocket-hole-photography/
sprocket hole photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8OZZ/HO0Q53RO/FWB8OZZHO0Q53RO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Sprocket hole photography (or full sprocket photography) is the method that exposes the full width of 35mm film, including the sprocket holes, in the exposure. This creates some very unique results and is a fun project to experiment with. In this project I'll show you how to expose 35mm film in a me...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:30:08 PST
How to take good Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-pictures-without-shadows/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 02:00:19 PST
DIY film DX code labels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-film-DX-code-labels/
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 04:39:30 PST
Making instant film at home ( polaroid 55 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-instant-film-at-home-polaroid-55-/
Making instant film at home ( polaroid 55 ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GMFO/HNID2UOA/F0CGMFOHNID2UOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GMFO/HNID2UOA/F0CGMFOHNID2UOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GMFO/HNID2UOA/F0CGMFOHNID2UOA.SMALL.jpg julsdylan After following the New55 project closely i decided to give it a try on making instant film positive & negative at home. Need Ilford 4X5 film FP4 ilford RC paper kodak HC 110 ilford rapid fixer ammonia methylcellulose  freezer paper  heat sealer black paper electric tape Reagent & pods instant f...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 19:12:11 PST
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Macro-Lighting-Rig-For-Compact-Cameras/
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SMALL.jpg Wildlife Gadgetman In this ‘How To’ guide I’ll show you how easy it is to make a ‘Macro Lighting Rig’ for your compact camera. Costing less than £15 to make, this ‘Macro Lighting Rig’ is an extremely useful bit of kit to add to your wildlife photography kit bag! Time Needed: 2 Hours (+24 hours for sugru to set). Why...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:06:08 PDT
Star Trails Photography and Night Sky Time Lapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trails-Photography-and-Night-Sky-Time-Lapse/
Star Trails Photography and Night Sky Time Lapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CR8F/HMMF0QBL/FTECR8FHMMF0QBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CR8F/HMMF0QBL/FTECR8FHMMF0QBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CR8F/HMMF0QBL/FTECR8FHMMF0QBL.SMALL.jpg jmandell42 Two of my favorite hobbies are photography and astronomy, and it only gets better when the two are combined.  I've had a few people ask for a tutorial on how I do my star trail and time lapse, so here it is. Star trail images show the motion of the stars over a long period of time, making beaut...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 22:03:27 PDT
How to Get Started in Trick Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-in-Trick-Photography/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 23:26:32 PDT
How to Make a High Fashion Specular Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-High-Fashion-Specular-Reflector/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 11:28:14 PDT
FHDR Photography + Stitching http://www.instructables.com/id/HDR-Photography-Stitching/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:46:56 PDT
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Permanent-Infrared-DSLR-Camera/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:56:25 PDT
Make an Artistic Double Exposure Silhouette with Pixlr Editor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Artistic-Double-Exposure-Silhouette-with-P/
Make an Artistic Double Exposure Silhouette with Pixlr Editor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/XSUL/HLFIKXUS/FKVXSULHLFIKXUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/XSUL/HLFIKXUS/FKVXSULHLFIKXUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/XSUL/HLFIKXUS/FKVXSULHLFIKXUS.SMALL.jpg supereric Double exposure photos are cool. In the days of 35-mm film, these magical-looking images were one of the neatest tricks a photographer could pull off. It wasn’t easy, though. It took a lot of forethought and planning and trial and error in the darkroom to get these otherworldly, surreal photos to li...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:45:15 PDT
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Conversion-Tripod-into-Steadicam/
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SMALL.jpg Kiteman One of the dangers of getting into new hobbies is the urge to spend out on gadgets you think you need, but end up gathering dust in the back of a cupboard. There must be millions of dollars-worth of almost-new golf clubs, fishing poles and photography gear lurking, unused and unloved, in the world's...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:22:21 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SMALL.jpg hacker3455 This project originally started out with a few simple parts thrown together to create a very simple time-lapse controller for a DSLR camera. After I was happy with the initial prototype, I wanted to make a final version which the programming of the "lapse time" was self contained into one single ent...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
Documenting and Promoting Rescued Animals http://www.instructables.com/id/Documenting-and-Promoting-Rescued-Animals/
Documenting and Promoting Rescued Animals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/C35L/HKITEHUM/F1FC35LHKITEHUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/C35L/HKITEHUM/F1FC35LHKITEHUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/C35L/HKITEHUM/F1FC35LHKITEHUM.SMALL.gif Samantha Close So, you want to help save animals.  You're awesome.  You know the internet can help you.  You also know how important good pictures are to getting the animals you care for to people who are right for them.  But what's a good picture, anyway?  And who has time when right now there are dog dishes to b...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 02:52:18 PDT
How to build a tilt shift lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-tilt-shift-lens/
How to build a tilt shift lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QKQ0/GSIFGDEQ/FOZQKQ0GSIFGDEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QKQ0/GSIFGDEQ/FOZQKQ0GSIFGDEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QKQ0/GSIFGDEQ/FOZQKQ0GSIFGDEQ.SMALL.jpg strix1 This will show you how to build an economical tilt shift lens for your slr.  You will need an slr camera either digital or analog, a bicycle inner tube, some zip ties, scissors, an enlarger or similar lens that can be shoved in the inner tube, and a lens mount adapter or body cap to mount the lens t...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 21:40:22 PDT
FiberOptic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Light/
FiberOptic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/L6IY/HK6XDBNR/FA8L6IYHK6XDBNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/L6IY/HK6XDBNR/FA8L6IYHK6XDBNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/L6IY/HK6XDBNR/FA8L6IYHK6XDBNR.SMALL.jpg robot19 Fiber Light is the perfect little companion to take on any journey, now you may be wondering, "why would I need to add the fiberoptic material to the light?", well Ill tell you. The Fiber Light allows you to twist and bend the light in any direction you would need but it is a softer more ambient lig...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:41:36 PDT
Astrophotography: Star Photo Stacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Astrophotography-Star-Photo-Stacking/
Astrophotography: Star Photo Stacking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/WRUP/GSUT148V/F9ZWRUPGSUT148V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/WRUP/GSUT148V/F9ZWRUPGSUT148V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/WRUP/GSUT148V/F9ZWRUPGSUT148V.SMALL.jpg PKM Ever wondered how people take those amazing photos of the night sky, filled with nebulae, galaxies and all sort of impressive sights? Well, you don't need the Hubble telescope for a great photo of the night sky. You can get great results with just a digital camera and a computer. How? The magic of s...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 22:18:22 PDT
Make an Illustrated Portrait using Pixlr Express http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Illustrated-Portrait-using-Pixlr-Express/
Make an Illustrated Portrait using Pixlr Express - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/I0Z6/HJ5ZVSHO/FJAI0Z6HJ5ZVSHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/I0Z6/HJ5ZVSHO/FJAI0Z6HJ5ZVSHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/I0Z6/HJ5ZVSHO/FJAI0Z6HJ5ZVSHO.SMALL.jpg supereric Since Pixlr Express added the History Brush to mobile apps, I've been experimenting with it in different ways. Pixlr Express for the web has had this capability for a long time, but having it added to the phone versions encouraged me to pick it up again on the web version and try some new things. W...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:42:58 PDT