Instructables: exploring - technology - Photography http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:30:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Motorize Your DSLR Zoom Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorize-Your-DSLR-Zoom-Lens/
Motorize Your DSLR Zoom Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/09Y0/I6NIBFZ4/F9T09Y0I6NIBFZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/09Y0/I6NIBFZ4/F9T09Y0I6NIBFZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/09Y0/I6NIBFZ4/F9T09Y0I6NIBFZ4.SMALL.jpg MikeVersprill This is a Parts list to get you pointed in the right direction to build a motorized zoom machine that can be used for spiral star trails or zooming your lens in and out. Some of the gear sizes and the lens gear will have to be modified to fit your cameras zoom lens. For this instructions guide I ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:32:04 PST
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Say-Cheese-Photo-Booth-with-MaKey-MaKey/
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SMALL.jpg eludemann Say "cheese!" Add some flavor to your event's photo booth with….some actual cheese! Use a MaKey MaKey to turn a piece of cheese into a controller, then snap away!MaKey MaKey is an "invention kit for everyone," and it allows you to turn anything that can conduct electricity into a keyboard or contro...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:13:50 PST
Easy Macro Photography Field Studio (a simple, cheap, effective setup for Meet Your Neighbours style shots) http://www.instructables.com/id/So-you-wanna-Meet-Your-Neighbours/
Easy Macro Photography Field Studio (a simple, cheap, effective setup for Meet Your Neighbours style shots) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/6SH5/I6J7TN8J/FU56SH5I6J7TN8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/6SH5/I6J7TN8J/FU56SH5I6J7TN8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/6SH5/I6J7TN8J/FU56SH5I6J7TN8J.SMALL.jpg boyoftheforest This indestructable serves to teach people how to make a cheap (under $15USD) setup for taking meet your neighbours-style photographs of nature. (It is assumed that you already have a camera, tripod with removable head, and external flash.) Gather Materials You will need the following materials (...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:29:35 PST
Cold Weather Photography and Videography http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Weather-Photography-and-Videography/
Cold Weather Photography and Videography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/TI5X/I6H7I0AQ/FVQTI5XI6H7I0AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/TI5X/I6H7I0AQ/FVQTI5XI6H7I0AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/TI5X/I6H7I0AQ/FVQTI5XI6H7I0AQ.SMALL.jpg EmmeRogers After a winter trip to Ontario's Haliburton Highlands, I learned a few new tips for cold weather photography and videography.1) Wear gloves that you can manage your camera with under your mittens.2) Keep hand warmers (hotshots) inside your mittens. You'll need these to warm up, when you decide to sh...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:14:45 PST
Fantasy Architecture http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-Architecture/
Fantasy Architecture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/13MV/I66CZO08/FXF13MVI66CZO08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/13MV/I66CZO08/FXF13MVI66CZO08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/13MV/I66CZO08/FXF13MVI66CZO08.SMALL.jpg akleiman Exploring the ideas of cropping, layering, collage, and space, create a fantasy architecture space using found images from google and the free photo editing online software, pixlr.com Explore Pixlr Pixlr.com is essentially a free, online, version of Adobe Photoshop. Log on to your web browser, g...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:51:22 PST
JVC Everio Camcorder NIR Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/JVC-Everio-Camcorder-NIR-Conversion/
JVC Everio Camcorder NIR Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MOJW/I63F0VF1/F1HMOJWI63F0VF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MOJW/I63F0VF1/F1HMOJWI63F0VF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MOJW/I63F0VF1/F1HMOJWI63F0VF1.SMALL.jpg elembivos Hello, and thanks for having a look at my first instructable! This is mostly a photo chronical of how I converted my aging standard definition camcorder into an IR camera/camcorder. This was at the request of my son, as he is interested in everything related to photography. We have several SLR ca...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:06:23 PST
smoke photography!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/smoke-photography/
smoke photography!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/R3F7/I697PMC9/FTQR3F7I697PMC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/R3F7/I697PMC9/FTQR3F7I697PMC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/R3F7/I697PMC9/FTQR3F7I697PMC9.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 in this video I will show you how to take awesome smoke photos in your own home! I will show 2 different ways to do this. one with flash triggers and snoots and one easy that I am calling the MacGyver way with diy items. enjoy!!Episode 7: Smoke Photography: http://youtu.be/9qPAnKKghlM
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:20:41 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V3! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V3/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy --- this is a upgraded and better version of my first tutorial called "wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2. This tutorial is NOT compatible with the version 1.0 of the TP-Link MR-3040! You need version 2.0 or above to follow this tutorial. If you have version 1.0 then you should follo...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:56 PST
DIY Super Selfie Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Selfie-Stick/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:32:01 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V2/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy ---This tutorial is compatible with the TP-Link router mr3040 V1 and V2.x! But if your router has the hardware version V2.x you should follow the improved version here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-... ------ this is a upgraded and better version of my first tutorial called "wir...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:08:10 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/NYDW/I5DS2C9C/FWFNYDWI5DS2C9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/NYDW/I5DS2C9C/FWFNYDWI5DS2C9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/NYDW/I5DS2C9C/FWFNYDWI5DS2C9C.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy ATTENTION! UPDATED AND BETTER VERSION CAN BE FOUND HERE:http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V2/-------------------------------------------------------------------------Newer DSLR Cameras allow you to shoot tethered wirelessly over your wifi lan. Unfortunat...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:15:55 PST
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Handed-Clamp-Camera-Mount/
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SMALL.jpg corybschneider Sometimes, it's not possible to use a tripod or other camera mounting system, and you've got to get creative.This instructable will run you thru the process of making a simple, stable, and flexible camera mount from a store bought clamp. It is designed to use your camera's standard 1/4-20 tripod mou...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:33:43 PST
pvc tripod for camera http://www.instructables.com/id/pvc-tripod-for-camera/
pvc tripod for camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/B7PQ/I50X20WJ/FYZB7PQI50X20WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/B7PQ/I50X20WJ/FYZB7PQI50X20WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/B7PQ/I50X20WJ/FYZB7PQI50X20WJ.SMALL.jpg kmontenegro Since i was in need for a tripod to work, and there is no photography store close, i decided to work with some materials i found at home. 3 3/4 pvc about 12" long (can be longer if you wish) 2 elbows 90°and 1 45°1 T 1 threaded coupling a screw about 2" with nut. black sprayYou can see is pretty easy...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 12:23:44 PST
DIY Pinhole Lens for Vintage-Looking Photographs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pinhole-Lens-for-Vintage-Looking-Photographs/
DIY Pinhole Lens for Vintage-Looking Photographs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/RUUN/I4VQ5WWA/FTLRUUNI4VQ5WWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/RUUN/I4VQ5WWA/FTLRUUNI4VQ5WWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/RUUN/I4VQ5WWA/FTLRUUNI4VQ5WWA.SMALL.jpg noahstrausser The Pinhole Camera was the first kind of camera. The concept was discovered in the fifth century and used to take inverted photographs. It was a light proof box with a very small hole (Fixed Aperture) for light from a certain scene to pass through and put an inverted image on the other sid...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:15:29 PST
A Custom 3D Printed Adjustable Tripod Adapter for your Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Custom-3D-Printed-Adjustable-Tripod-Adapter-for-/
A Custom 3D Printed Adjustable Tripod Adapter for your Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SMALL.jpg Lab290A I’ve been wanting an adapter that lets me use my phone camera for cool things like stop motion photography and timelapses, so I decided to design and 3D print one. I'm really happy with what I ended up with- it's really small and light, but it works just as well as a commercial tripod adapter. If yo...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:31:50 PST
Low Budget Green Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Green-Screen/
Low Budget Green Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SMALL.jpg DjPR3S My friends and I love making movies just for fun. We decided last year that we wanted to try using a green screen for certain scenes, but we didn't want to sink a lot of money into a green screen. Green screens can become expensive so we came up with an alternative and made out own green screen for ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:40:38 PST
Restoring colour to Black & White Photographs. http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-colour-to-Black-White-Photographs/
Restoring colour to Black & White Photographs. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KOHH/I4SCG3RU/FI1KOHHI4SCG3RU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KOHH/I4SCG3RU/FI1KOHHI4SCG3RU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KOHH/I4SCG3RU/FI1KOHHI4SCG3RU.SMALL.jpg WeAreTheCrowd Simple way of Restoring colour to an old Black & White Photograph using Photoshop. Scanning. Scan your old photograph onto Photoshop and crop out any excess boarders using the crop tool. Selecting section to colour. By using the quick selection tool, select a section you want to add colour ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:42:14 PST
DIY Icelight For Photography Save ~$400 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Icelight-For-Photography-Save-400/
DIY Icelight For Photography Save ~$400 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XZDY/I4IL5415/F75XZDYI4IL5415.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XZDY/I4IL5415/F75XZDYI4IL5415.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XZDY/I4IL5415/F75XZDYI4IL5415.SMALL.jpg geoffpalmeruk Here is my first ever 'ible, so please be gentle. I shoot a lot of nighttime photographs and work a lot with light-painting. I have been looking at the westcott icelight for some time now but can't justify the £499 price-tag. Although my build isn't as pretty as the icelight it i a proof of concept ...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:44:36 PST
5-axis CNC cut photo http://www.instructables.com/id/5-axis-CNC-cut-photo/
5-axis CNC cut photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/7HNA/I3TI389G/FYF7HNAI3TI389G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/7HNA/I3TI389G/FYF7HNAI3TI389G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/7HNA/I3TI389G/FYF7HNAI3TI389G.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how to create a 5-axis CNC cut photo, a project in collaboration with James Yett, using the same methods as the 3d printed photo (http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-photo/).The concept works on the basis of a diffuse reflection on a surface from a single light source http://en.wikipe...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:19:56 PST
3d printed photo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-photo/
3d printed photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how to create a 3d printed photo. This Instructable flows from the exploration of ideas suggested by James Yett. This particular piece is inspired mostly by the work of Danny Rozin (http://www.smoothware.com/danny/), such as the Wooden Mirror."The concept works on the basis of a diffuse refl...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:14:01 PST
Macro Photography Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-Platform/
Macro Photography Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NWN7/I3H754XP/FSENWN7I3H754XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NWN7/I3H754XP/FSENWN7I3H754XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NWN7/I3H754XP/FSENWN7I3H754XP.SMALL.jpg motos In the process of doing some other instructables I have a need for a consistent way of taking of overhead and macro shots. I've come up with this custom rig that, for me, works better than a tripod. It's also a very cheap project. Materials needed:- Plywood/MDF slab for the platform- scrap 2x4 for p...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:12:24 PST
Cheap Product Photography in Under an Hour (Soft box) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Product-Photography-in-Under-an-Hour/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:18:40 PST
DSLR liveview from drone to iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-liveview-from-drone-to-iPad/
DSLR liveview from drone to iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SMALL.jpg HackBo Launched in Kickstarter, Lumera is a new hackeable device that transforms DSLR cameras into the smartest.Our hexacopter drone flying a DSLR Camera with Lumera on top of it! you can see Lumera live view feature from one of our DSLR cameras to an iPad. This is of course one of the endless possibili...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:16:12 PST
Product lightbox using camera's own flash http://www.instructables.com/id/Product-lightbox-using-cameras-own-flash/
Product lightbox using camera's own flash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/86QF/I34E0P8K/F7986QFI34E0P8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/86QF/I34E0P8K/F7986QFI34E0P8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/86QF/I34E0P8K/F7986QFI34E0P8K.SMALL.jpg 32ggd The idea is to create a product ightbox that gives consistent, clear results WITHOUT the flash whitewashing everything. The lightbox is a simple cardboard box. I've cut out the sides simply because I was trying out different ideas. You probably don't need to cut the sides out, although it might give...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:32:26 PST
$2 Easy DIY Macro Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Easy-DIY-Macro-Studio/
$2 Easy DIY Macro Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6RCH/I2XTU1H0/FYN6RCHI2XTU1H0.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome This is going to be a quick little instructable to showcase how you can build a diffused studio for macro / still life photography. The reason I say $2 is even if you have to buy the tissue paper and poster board you should be able to build this for about 2 bucks. All the camera equipment shown i...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:56:40 PST
Photospheres for Dodo Case / Google Cardboard!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photospheres-for-Dodo-Case-Google-Cardboard/
Photospheres for Dodo Case / Google Cardboard!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/RD0L/I2RUJRP2/F2WRD0LI2RUJRP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/RD0L/I2RUJRP2/F2WRD0LI2RUJRP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/RD0L/I2RUJRP2/F2WRD0LI2RUJRP2.SMALL.jpg jackiez One of the cooler features we've learned to do at the Clubhouse is creating photospheres for Google Cardboard!A photosphere is an awesome way of capturing a location and sharing it with friends!You'll need:A tripod (ideally... or some other sturdy base--we freehanded it a few times and it came out o...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:42:12 PST
Low Cost Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Light-Diffuser/
Low Cost Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SMALL.jpg jingle4 Light diffusers are used in film and photography to help diffuse harsh shadows from direct lights. You will find something like this in every film maker’s tool kit. This simple free standing design is low cost, portable and can be made in a few minutes.I’ve also included a video of the diffuser buil...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:55:55 PST
Simulate the Sun - DIY Photo Reflector for Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulate-the-Sun-DIY-Photo-Reflector-for-Portraits/
Simulate the Sun - DIY Photo Reflector for Portraits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ES7D/I24M5YBC/FIWES7DI24M5YBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ES7D/I24M5YBC/FIWES7DI24M5YBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ES7D/I24M5YBC/FIWES7DI24M5YBC.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Here is a short tutorial on how to make a reflector from an Ikea lampshade. After making some holes and putting in some bolts you will get a reflector which sits somewhere between being a high intensity reflector and a beauty dish.I have seen this particular lampshade turned into a beauty dish befor...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:09:28 PST
Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Booth-2/
Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GMC1/I24M5Y4B/FAHGMC1I24M5Y4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GMC1/I24M5Y4B/FAHGMC1I24M5Y4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GMC1/I24M5Y4B/FAHGMC1I24M5Y4B.SMALL.jpg TeacherGooch I am a high school engineering and physics teacher who also became the sponsor of the Junior class this year. As Junior class sponsor I am in charge of a number of events that are intended to raise money for Prom. The first of these events was the annual Homecoming dance. As I began looking through ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:50:34 PST
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SMALL.jpg mparker07 This tutorial will teach you how to capture full body scans of people using photogrammetry and to prepare them for 3D printing. By utilizing a few DSLRs, lights, a turntable, a good pc, a couple relatively inexpensive software programs, and with patience and practice, you can capture professional qu...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-DSLR-Remote-System/
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Behold, a long range motion triggered DSLR remote system! Build a device that automatically takes photos of moving objects when you're not around. It's the perfect standalone wildlife photography setup.Hate Reading? Here's A Video: A Brief Layman's Explanation: The project is composed of two main un...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:10:39 PDT
Panoramic iPad Camera Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Panoramic-iPad-Camera-Spinner/
Panoramic iPad Camera Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/V216/I1XENZH4/FO9V216I1XENZH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/V216/I1XENZH4/FO9V216I1XENZH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/V216/I1XENZH4/FO9V216I1XENZH4.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn Using an old toy pottery wheel, an Arduino, and a couple of 3-D printed parts, I made a 360° iPad camera spinner. This project is cheaper than store-bought options and just as capable. There are two modes, one for continuous video and one for timed delay photos, all in one program. This project h...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 12:23:22 PDT
pan tilt device for cell phone http://www.instructables.com/id/pan-tilt-device-for-cell-phone/
pan tilt device for cell phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/7K28/I1WHFOQC/FSB7K28I1WHFOQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/7K28/I1WHFOQC/FSB7K28I1WHFOQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/7K28/I1WHFOQC/FSB7K28I1WHFOQC.SMALL.jpg ollie242 In this instructible I will explain how I made a pan tilt device for my phone. Originally I wanted to make something that could take photo spheres (a type of panorama) for me with the press of a button which stood on top of a tripod. In this instructible I will only explain how I made the hardware...
By: ollie242

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:45:24 PDT
A Shutter Release That Will Outlive Your Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Shutter-Release-That-Will-Outlive-Your-Camera/
A Shutter Release That Will Outlive Your Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/1RWW/I1WH74KD/F3P1RWWI1WH74KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/1RWW/I1WH74KD/F3P1RWWI1WH74KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/1RWW/I1WH74KD/F3P1RWWI1WH74KD.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Even a super expensive nice camera is only rated for up to 250,000 'clicks' or photos. I have used a few shutter releases in the past, some I have been impressed with. Others failed far quicker than I would have liked. I had recently moved to using a mechanical keyboard, which features independent s...
By: gmjhowe

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:29:13 PDT
Motorized camera slider controled by Android phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-camera-slider-controled-by-Android-phone/
Motorized camera slider controled by Android phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/LULO/I1QY6FCG/FCRLULOI1QY6FCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/LULO/I1QY6FCG/FCRLULOI1QY6FCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/LULO/I1QY6FCG/FCRLULOI1QY6FCG.SMALL.jpg hesamh This instructable shows how to make a motorized camera slider. Actually we attach some additional parts to a manual slider to make it motorized and controlable by an Android phone. The idea behind camera sliders is to give you the ability to video "tracking shots" and time lapse videos that you can ...
By: hesamh

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:08:31 PDT
DIY GoPro Extendable Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Extendable-Pole/
DIY GoPro Extendable Pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MZEZ/I1QXVDRN/FW6MZEZI1QXVDRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MZEZ/I1QXVDRN/FW6MZEZI1QXVDRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MZEZ/I1QXVDRN/FW6MZEZI1QXVDRN.SMALL.jpg DIYgiveaways Learn how to make this awesome and versatile extendable pole for your GoPro for under $7!!!NOTE: I did not paint the pole because I will give it away to one of my YouTube subscribers. This way, he/she can decorate it the way he/she wants. :-)This embedded video shows a previous version I made a few ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:02:00 PDT
Time-lapse with any camera, using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-lapse-with-any-camera-using-Arduino/
Time-lapse with any camera, using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ZM1Y/I1NEF3QC/FF8ZM1YI1NEF3QC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ZM1Y/I1NEF3QC/FF8ZM1YI1NEF3QC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ZM1Y/I1NEF3QC/FF8ZM1YI1NEF3QC.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Sometimes you find yourself in a situation where you want to capture situations where filming would be entirely impractical, or even impossible. For those moments time-lapse photography is a god-send, until you realize that your camera did not ship with that feature and there seems to be no way arou...
By: Switch and Lever

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:06 PDT
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-time-lapse-with-a-GoPro/
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5H9P/I1K3OTK4/FWK5H9PI1K3OTK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5H9P/I1K3OTK4/FWK5H9PI1K3OTK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5H9P/I1K3OTK4/FWK5H9PI1K3OTK4.SMALL.jpg storyteller83 Time-lapse photography is an excellent visual magic trick. What takes hours, days or weeks to unfold can be condensed into seconds for our viewing pleasure. There are countless ways and means to accomplish a time-lapse but probably the easiest way these days is with a GoPro camera. I'm going to show...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:51 PDT
Small Photobooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Photobooth/
Small Photobooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/93HI/I1B7OSXF/FE293HII1B7OSXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/93HI/I1B7OSXF/FE293HII1B7OSXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/93HI/I1B7OSXF/FE293HII1B7OSXF.SMALL.jpg deadduck After making a photobooth this summer from these instructions portable photobooth I wanted a more mobile and smaller booth but still be able to use a DSLR..... Step 1: parts For the photobooth I used:Enclosure:Front and back - 4mm MDF (laser cut from the illustrator template that is named frontba...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:53:42 PDT
Home Darkroom design for small spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Darkroom-design-for-small-spaces/
Home Darkroom design for small spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K8V8/I1AVWE65/F1MK8V8I1AVWE65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K8V8/I1AVWE65/F1MK8V8I1AVWE65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K8V8/I1AVWE65/F1MK8V8I1AVWE65.SMALL.jpg wackybit 360 view of my converted closet - Spherical Image - RICOH THETAHi,I would like to start off by saying that this darkroom design will not be applicable to everybody. Your closet might be bigger, smaller, or you might be utilizing a bathroom space. Your girlfriend might threaten to break up with you i...
By: wackybit

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:43:50 PDT
Naming Scheme For Image Files And Folders http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-A-Standard-Naming-Scheme-For-Image-F/
Naming Scheme For Image Files And Folders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/QFR3/I11YUWO4/F7LQFR3I11YUWO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/QFR3/I11YUWO4/F7LQFR3I11YUWO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/QFR3/I11YUWO4/F7LQFR3I11YUWO4.SMALL.jpg febz11 After the invention of digital cameras and smartphones, currently most of us has thousands of image files scattered all over on our PC, phone, external hd etc. This instructable is just to help you manage your image files and folder structure in a more meaningful way. Create Base Folder Structure ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:11:26 PDT
Click amazing photos of your projects(cyclorama) http://www.instructables.com/id/Click-amazing-photos-of-your-projectscyclorama/
Click amazing photos of your projects(cyclorama) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/WRD6/I0YGD7BK/FZ0WRD6I0YGD7BK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/WRD6/I0YGD7BK/FZ0WRD6I0YGD7BK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/WRD6/I0YGD7BK/FZ0WRD6I0YGD7BK.SMALL.jpg hemalchevli *TLDR; Go through the photosI've always had the trouble of clicking nice pictures of my projects, I usually use a white paper and place the project on top of it and go click click.So I built a simple and cheap cyclorama, there are a hundred different ways of doing this. I've built using foam. Parts ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:18:33 PDT
Photography Soft Box Backdrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Soft-Box-Backdrop/
Photography Soft Box Backdrop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZXVT/I0TUZ2Q9/FXJZXVTI0TUZ2Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZXVT/I0TUZ2Q9/FXJZXVTI0TUZ2Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZXVT/I0TUZ2Q9/FXJZXVTI0TUZ2Q9.SMALL.jpg DIY Dave Everyone wants quality pictures. It's essential to a great instructable. Finding proper lighting and a clean surface to photograph on isn't always so easy. I plan to show you an affordable photo setup you can use anywhere you find yourself working. Parts and Tools Parts-36'' white roller blind $8...
By: DIY Dave

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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 21:04:54 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
Custom Photobag from Recycled Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Photobag-from-Recycled-Material/
Custom Photobag from Recycled Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L41B/I0R11W3I/FSRL41BI0R11W3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L41B/I0R11W3I/FSRL41BI0R11W3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L41B/I0R11W3I/FSRL41BI0R11W3I.SMALL.jpg inspiredwood Hi Folks! This instructable will show you a lot of good tips and tricks for sewing your custom photobag. You can use new materials or have even more fun doing it partly from recycled material – like I did... Material and tools You need the following materials and tools:ZippersA foam sleeping pad ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:54:58 PDT
The Photographer Car Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Photographer-Car-Mods/
The Photographer Car Mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SMALL.jpg LostNeutrino Alright! So here's my project: I'm going to 3D print at the local maker-space accessories for my car geared towards a passion of mine: photography. I always have my gear in bags and keep forgetting things or loosing them so this time I'm going to keep everything properly arranged in my car. Of cours...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:18:00 PDT
35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-Slide-Converter-with-Cellphone/
35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/CNV9/I0HYOVUB/FX5CNV9I0HYOVUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/CNV9/I0HYOVUB/FX5CNV9I0HYOVUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/CNV9/I0HYOVUB/FX5CNV9I0HYOVUB.SMALL.jpg barkergk SIMPLE & INEXPENSIVE HIGH QUALITY DIGITAL CONVERSION!This image I took of my wife lay unseen for more than 40 years. What other treasures await?You will need a short length of ABS or PVC pipe, saw, ruler, drill, sand paper (vellum paper and glue optional). Determine The Minimum Focus Of Cellphone ...
By: barkergk

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:14 PDT
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensual-Black-n-White-Photo-Effect/
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SMALL.jpg CharlesPerrault Hi! :) Today we gonna make cool and very simple effect in Adobe Photoshop. Let's call it "Sensual Black n White Photo Effect", after few very simple steps you add great sensual atmsphere to your photos.Sources for this lesson:Adobe Photoshop CS 3+I choose this photo, but you can take any photo which...
By: CharlesPerrault

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
smartphone + water = high speed photography http://www.instructables.com/id/smartphone-water-high-speed-photography/
smartphone + water = high speed photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SMALL.jpg shubham_bhatt Don't under estimate your smartphone camera in right hands the can give amazing results.No editing just a smartphone is used and no photoshop Keep calm and take out your camera do not worry if you have a cheap cell phone i have a xolo q1010i smart phone around $150. Don't bed afraid of the spla...
By: shubham_bhatt

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:05:28 PDT