Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:58:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Under Water Housing for a SLR or DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Water-Housing-for-a-SLR-or-DSLR-Camera/
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 14:55:42 PST
Cheap and Easy Time Lapse Video (Intervalometry) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Time-Lapse-Video-Intervalometry/
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Mon, 14 May 2012 22:35:11 PDT
Analog Photography Tips For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Photography-Tips-For-Beginners/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 07:55:03 PST
How To Enhance Pictures Using Lightroom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enhance-Pictures-Using-Lightroom/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 11:37:03 PDT
How To Take Silhouettes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-Amazing-Silhouettes/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:41:25 PDT
Bokeh kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bokeh-Kit/
Bokeh kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SMALL.jpg thexadow "In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Bokeh has been defined as "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light". Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause some lens designs to blur the ima...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:16:22 PST
High-Speed Droplet Photography with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Droplet-Photography-With-an-Arduino/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:18:27 PST
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/A-2020min-Professional-Quality-Soft-Light-Box/
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SMALL.jpg 2ManyProjects If you have been looking for a DIY light box for product or close up photographs you already know you have a multitude of choices. From cardboard boxes to laundry hampers you might be thinking the project has been done to death. But Wait! For $20 and 20 minutes you can build a light box that is ea...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 08:00:16 PDT
DIY Fisheye lens filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisheye-lens-filter-fun-and-cheap/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2009 21:32:03 PST
Time-Lapse Photography Processing Using GIMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Photography-Processing-Using-GIMP/
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Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:47:09 PDT
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Easy-to-Swap-Adjustable-Camera-Stra/
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SMALL.jpg QuietDelusions Most SLR/DSLR cameras (and even some high end point-and-shoot models) are made to be used with a neck strap.  It's an easy way to carry a camera, but the strap that is included when you buy your camera may not be the most comfortable, and it certainly won't be the most stylish.I found that making yo...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:42:57 PDT
Drone Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Made-Easy/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 05:11:40 PDT
Led Light panel kit for photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-panel-kit-for-photography/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:14:22 PST
Fixing - Movie recording has been stopped automatically http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Movie-recording-has-been-stopped-automatica/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 02:08:32 PDT
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-OWN-professional-arttracing-ligh/
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SMALL.jpg LiuRichard10 Attention all artists, architects, photographers, and hobby enthusiasts: Have you ever found it difficult to trace over artwork, photos, or other media? Have you ever worked on an art piece and found tracing paper to be inconvenient, ineffective, or just too messy? Well, now you can create your own ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 14:40:27 PST
Pan & Zoom time lapse photography on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Pan-Zoom-time-lapse-photography-on-the-cheap/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 20:00:46 PST
Webcam mod for Astrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-mod-for-Astrophotography/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:10:34 PDT
Super macro photography with a coupling ring http://www.instructables.com/id/super-macro-photo-with-a-coupling-ring/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:54:19 PDT
How to use your digital camera's shutter speed settings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-your-digital-cameras-shutter-speed-set/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 23:29:12 PST
3D camera (with Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-camera-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 06:33:59 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
Daguerreotype Photographs the Old Fashioned Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Daguerreotype-Photographs-the-Old-Fashioned-Way/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 23:05:27 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
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
Add speech bubbles to any photo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-speech-bubbles-to-any-photo/
Add speech bubbles to any photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6LBN/FITUIXAZ/FYS6LBNFITUIXAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6LBN/FITUIXAZ/FYS6LBNFITUIXAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6LBN/FITUIXAZ/FYS6LBNFITUIXAZ.SMALL.jpg rsgalloway Some photos just scream for a speech bubble. Speechable.com provides an easy way to add bubbles to any photo very quickly without Photoshop, then link or share them. Upload a photo, then select a balloon and add text. Use the buttons below to resize your font, and resize the balloon by clicking its ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2008 14:02:35 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
Hacking A Keychain Digital Camera for Arduino Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-A-Keychain-Digital-Camera-for-Arduino-Cont/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 18:12:32 PST
How to Make Time Lapse Videos with Canon EOS DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Time-Lapse-Videos-with-Canon-EOS-DSLR/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:37:19 PDT
DIY spy camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-spy-camera/
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 16:34:40 PST
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
DIY Built-In-Flash Ring Flash Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Built-In-Flash-Ring-Flash-Adapter/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 16:05:36 PST
Camera Zip-lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Zip-lock/
Camera Zip-lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/3MEF/8YCEP27R4CI/F5G3MEF8YCEP27R4CI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/3MEF/8YCEP27R4CI/F5G3MEF8YCEP27R4CI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/3MEF/8YCEP27R4CI/F5G3MEF8YCEP27R4CI.SMALL.jpg aneel You've got a snazzy digital camera, but you want to take it into a wet, dusty environment. Protect it with a simple zip-lock bag and a filter. Gather Materials You'll need: - Zipper lock bag: 1 Gallon size is fine for a DSLR and a medium zoom lens. - Filter to fit your lens: You probably want a t...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2005 02:39:49 PDT
Capturing the Milky Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-the-Milky-Way/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 16:36:09 PDT
DIY Photography Gels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-Gels/
DIY Photography Gels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg Photography gels are precisely colored acetate sheets (overhead transparencies) used to alter the color of lights. There are different reasons for doing this, including for aesthetic effects and contrast reasons. Professional sets can cost a fortune, these cost me $14.25 (not including the transpare...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 15:59:57 PST
Make an Inline Lighting Dimmer for $7.25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Inline-Lighting-Dimmer-for-725/
Make an Inline Lighting Dimmer for $7.25 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/JT3H/G619L04V/FXZJT3HG619L04V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/JT3H/G619L04V/FXZJT3HG619L04V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/JT3H/G619L04V/FXZJT3HG619L04V.SMALL.jpg retrofilms For filmmaking purposes, controlling how much light comes into the lens is pretty basic. Opening or closing the iris (or aperture) of the camera can control the total amount of light, but what if you want to be more selective? You might need to control light sources individually and that's where a d...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 09:30:24 PST
How to use a 35mm film bulk loader http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-35mm-film-bulk-loader/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2008 20:13:11 PDT
Alternative Photography - Printing Photos on Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Darkroom-Liquid-Light-Emulsion/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:57:09 PST
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
Colorize Black & White Photos in GIMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorize-Black-and-White-Photos-With-Color-in-GIMP/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2009 14:19:56 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
Learn Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-Photography/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2007 00:42:17 PDT
Timelapse Photography with a DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Photography-With-a-DSLR/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 19:58:49 PDT
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V3! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V3/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:56 PST
Instamatic Retro http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamatic-Retro/
Instamatic Retro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/53EO/FJ0O3Y18/FJL53EOFJ0O3Y18.SMALL.jpg iectyx3c Want pure lomographic goodness with a pawn shop camera? Reload that funky Kodak Instamatic with 35mm film, and get the retro images you crave. You could use a Holga or a Diana, but the almost pinhole camera Instamatic gives velvety cool photos.Develop the film for US$1.49 at a local photo lab.To rel...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 14:55:19 PDT
build a $4 lens with interchangeable kaleidoscopic filters for any digital camera http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-4-lens-with-interchangeable-kaleidoscopic/
build a $4 lens with interchangeable kaleidoscopic filters for any digital camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SMALL.jpg pdub77 in this instructable i show you how to build a really cool lens attachment for almost any digital camera. with the advent of digital cameras, i blossomed (not like that chick in that sitcom, though). if i had had the money, i would've loved to get into developing my own film and slr cameras and ...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 16:29:38 PST
Pinhole Camera (Camera Obscura) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Camera-Camera-Obscura/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:32:45 PST
DSLR TimeLapse from beginning to end using Lightroom http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-TimeLapse-from-beginning-to-end/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:31:50 PST
Grasping Gravitational Waves: Augmented Reality Robots teach physics fundamentals to children and adults alike http://www.instructables.com/id/Grasping-Gravitational-Waves-Augmented-Reality-Rob/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 20:39:54 PST
Turn a TI Graphing Calculator into an Intervalometer and Create Time Lapse Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-TI-Graphing-Calculator-into-an-Intervalomet/
Turn a TI Graphing Calculator into an Intervalometer and Create Time Lapse Videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/6I12/FB11KXR0/FQN6I12FB11KXR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/6I12/FB11KXR0/FQN6I12FB11KXR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/6I12/FB11KXR0/FQN6I12FB11KXR0.SMALL.jpg yonderknight I've always wanted to make time lapse videos, but I don't have a camera with an intervalometer feature built in. In fact, I don't think very many cameras come with such a feature (especially not SLR cameras).So what do you want to do if you want to make time-lapse videos? You can buy a commercial in...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2008 00:40:11 PST