Instructables: exploring - technology - camera - flash - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:05:41 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:11:22 PDT
6mm Coil Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/6mm-Coil-Gun/
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By: LetsBuildOne

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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 12:11:59 PST
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Flash-Means-Better-Instructables/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 09:25:05 PDT
Cigarette Packet Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigarette-Packet-Flash-Diffuser/
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Thu, 7 Dec 2006 08:13:23 PST
LED macro light - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-macro-light-DIY/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:58:19 PST
DIY Flash Diffuser in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flash-Diffuser-in-5-Minutes/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 07:10:29 PST
Light bouncer for SLRs internal flash: Simple and effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-bouncer-for-SLRs-internal-flash-Simple-and-/
Light bouncer for SLRs internal flash: Simple and effective - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OTWB/H9947AIA/FJWOTWBH9947AIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OTWB/H9947AIA/FJWOTWBH9947AIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OTWB/H9947AIA/FJWOTWBH9947AIA.SMALL.jpg kotoezh This bouncer differs from others, because it reflects some of the light to the ceiling and some - on the object you are shooting, giving you outstanding result,  just like firing up with external flash indoors. +  It is very easy and quick to make. It takes less than 5 minutes to make it. +  The mo...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 11:02:13 PST
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-DIY-iPhone-Macro/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:24:29 PDT
Make a silhouette glow wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-silhouette-glow-wall/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 07:14:03 PST
Electronic Flash M-Sync Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Flash-M-Sync-Hack/
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Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:50:39 PDT
Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game http://www.instructables.com/id/QD-Poor-mans-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy-game/
Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SMALL.jpg cuachalanga In this instructable you will learn how to make a Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game . First off, the disclaimer: I'm not responsible of whatever you do. You have to know that with a great power comes...bla-bla-bla. Just be careful and remember that electricity reserves respect. While the ...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:19:38 PST
DIY Flash Diffuser with Hundreds of FREE Color Filters http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Flash-Diffuser-with-hundreds-of-free-colored-/
DIY Flash Diffuser with Hundreds of FREE Color Filters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/CDH1/FEG406N9/F39CDH1FEG406N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/CDH1/FEG406N9/F39CDH1FEG406N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/CDH1/FEG406N9/F39CDH1FEG406N9.SMALL.jpg deth2all Want to diffuse the flash and add some color to your photos at the same time? This quick and dirt-cheap trick will get you there.Take pictures in hundreds of different colors using free filtersFlash diffuser that holds colored filters, and showing you how to get HUNDREDS of free gel inserts!!!! to t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2008 20:44:57 PDT
Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Dead-Ni-Cad-Batteries-Back-To-Life/
Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2VXG/FNZAEJ8R/FWR2VXGFNZAEJ8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2VXG/FNZAEJ8R/FWR2VXGFNZAEJ8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2VXG/FNZAEJ8R/FWR2VXGFNZAEJ8R.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Are you tired of having your Ni-Cad batteries that refused to charge and simply die?So what do you do with them when they die? Just throw them in the trash - which harms the environment? Or just take them to a recycling facility for them to be recycled?Well, here is the best solution, bring your dea...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 12:31:08 PST