Instructables: exploring - technology - dslr http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:35:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to digitize slides and film negatives with a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-digitize-slides-and-film-negatives-with-a-D/
How to digitize slides and film negatives with a DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/DAIM/HU6RYUOI/FSUDAIMHU6RYUOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/DAIM/HU6RYUOI/FSUDAIMHU6RYUOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/DAIM/HU6RYUOI/FSUDAIMHU6RYUOI.SMALL.jpg tholopotami This instructable is an update of  How to digitize 35mm negatives (uploaded July 2011) with several improvements to expand its functionality. My interest in using this method to copy negatives and slides has increased since I restarted shooting film a few years ago. I brought out of the ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:20:30 PDT
Lo-Fi Telescope pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lo-Fi-Telescope-pointer/
Lo-Fi Telescope pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RNL1/HTVICYQ8/FO1RNL1HTVICYQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RNL1/HTVICYQ8/FO1RNL1HTVICYQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RNL1/HTVICYQ8/FO1RNL1HTVICYQ8.SMALL.jpg Tondelliush Recently I got interested in astrophotography, so I decided it was time to buy an entry level telescope to use my Canon EOS 600D. This instructable is about an Arduino-controlled DC motor for the telescope equatorial mount with a VB.NET interface including a NCP (North Celestial Pole) finder grid....
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:22:21 PDT
Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photobooth-iPadDSLR/
Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9IOC/HTHKFDP5/FB09IOCHTHKFDP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9IOC/HTHKFDP5/FB09IOCHTHKFDP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9IOC/HTHKFDP5/FB09IOCHTHKFDP5.SMALL.jpg acoens I built this photobooth as a bit of fun at our wedding and we've been able to use it for other parties since. After deciding to build a photobooth, I had a few constraints. I knew it should be lightweight, easily portable, and I preferred using as much equipment that I could repurpose for other ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 16:04:26 PDT
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
DIY Top handle rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Top-handle-rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SMALL.jpg clam8 Affordable top handle design plus using the Kabuto Focus to enable using the same hand that hold the handle to change focus or zoom. Sorry for the scuffled look of the lens but the lens is pretty old and the weather sealing is literally falling off. And my other wide angle I am filming myself so tha...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:17:37 PST
From telephoto to Macro Lens (without a reverse ring) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-telephoto-to-Macro-Lens-without-a-reverse-rin/
From telephoto to Macro Lens (without a reverse ring) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DFX7/HRPNA0PG/F3EDFX7HRPNA0PG.SMALL.jpg fado1986 This is the story of how I hacked a telephoto lens into a really useful macro lens. WARMING: I CAN´T BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT YOU DO TO YOUR LENSES, FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTABLE BY YOUR OWN RISK. But first a little background on why I did the things I did (sorry if it is to long). The Story...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:24:06 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
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
DIY Track Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SMALL.jpg mtairymd DIY Track Dolly See YouTube Video for Test Shots and Dolly Track build Tools: DrillTable SawHole SawDrill and 1/2" BitMaterials: 1 1/4” diameter 10 ft PVC pipe (2X)1 1/4” diameter PVC elbows (4X)Plywood - close to size of tripod2 X 4 (30" long)1 1/4” wood screws (6X)Paracord or rope (20 ft)...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:45:01 PST
Make DSLR mount stand for less than 6 $ using PVC pipes(Monopod/Tripod for any camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-DSLR-mount-stand-for-less-than-6-MonopodTripo/
Make DSLR mount stand for less than 6 $ using PVC pipes(Monopod/Tripod for any camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SMALL.jpg soorajbagal Yes .... No more money wasting on unstable tripods.... You can make your own with just some PVC pipe and T's It's lightweight... It's Perfectly balanced... It's solid strong... It's most customization friendly... I am Sooraj Bagal and I will share my experience about this camera mount This is the ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:19:25 PST
Gunstock Camera Rig from camera accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Gunstock-Camera-Rig-from-camera-accessories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/PRP8/HQHHWTHL/FBUPRP8HQHHWTHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/PRP8/HQHHWTHL/FBUPRP8HQHHWTHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/PRP8/HQHHWTHL/FBUPRP8HQHHWTHL.SMALL.jpg clam8 In this video I am showing you how to build your own gunstock camera rig from camera accessories. Its not a shoulder rig as this is not put on your shoulder but against your armpit, chest or anywhere you want. The great thing about this rig is that is versatile in where you place it and enable you t...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:12:04 PST
Easy, Dirt Cheap DSLR or CSC Sling Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Dirt-Cheap-DSLR-or-CSC-Sling-Strap/
Easy, Dirt Cheap DSLR or CSC Sling Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SMALL.jpg njakubowski Here is a very easy sling strap for your DSLR that I made for very cheap-- I spent just $1. It is a great alternative to the more expensive ones that are out there, plus it doesn't use the tripod mount like most do. Get What You Need: -A Strap-I used the one that came with my Camera. It is thin ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:39:54 PST
DSLR TimeLapse from beginning to end using Lightroom http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-TimeLapse-from-beginning-to-end/
DSLR TimeLapse from beginning to end using Lightroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/5ENC/HP0CQCFQ/F0J5ENCHP0CQCFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/5ENC/HP0CQCFQ/F0J5ENCHP0CQCFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/5ENC/HP0CQCFQ/F0J5ENCHP0CQCFQ.SMALL.jpg kbckiwi Hello again, as you see the title of this instructable sugests DSLR timelapse from beginning to end. So I'll try to cocer from, post processing the photos (sort of), settings, and the timelapse itself. Disclaimer: I'm not an expert on timelapse, but I'll do my best to cover every step involved in th...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:31:50 PST
DIY Cage from camera accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cage-from-camera-accessories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ORI4/HP0CIA8O/FHZORI4HP0CIA8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ORI4/HP0CIA8O/FHZORI4HP0CIA8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ORI4/HP0CIA8O/FHZORI4HP0CIA8O.SMALL.jpg clam8 In this video I am showing you how to build a cage plus why its would be useful to own one. The base cost around $35 however you can add allot of additional parts to it like a top handle or quick release, but the main purpose it so you can add allot of extra accessories to you camera plus give it a ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:38:19 PST
Build a Motorized Barn Door Tracker... http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Motorized-Barn-Door-Tracker/
Build a Motorized Barn Door Tracker... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/PKNE/HOHYJG7D/FC4PKNEHOHYJG7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/PKNE/HOHYJG7D/FC4PKNEHOHYJG7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/PKNE/HOHYJG7D/FC4PKNEHOHYJG7D.SMALL.jpg petercd ...shoot stars, planets and other nebulae, with a camera that is. No Arduino, no stepper motors, no gears, just a simple motor turning a threaded rod, this barn door tracker rotates your camera at the exact same rate as the rotation of our planet, a requirement for taking long exposure photos. The ...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 07:10:51 PST
Camera JIB from camera accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-JIB-from-camera-accessories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/CCMD/HOHYORW3/FIVCCMDHOHYORW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/CCMD/HOHYORW3/FIVCCMDHOHYORW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/CCMD/HOHYORW3/FIVCCMDHOHYORW3.SMALL.jpg clam8 And don't forget to thumb up, subscribe, comment and share this video on Youtube before 15/12/2013 to win several of the pre-assembled parts so you could build your own! And for more DIY film gear check out my DIY HDSLR playlist here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAdjMWVKvc3CifwzsKaTMS2JL...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 04:30:46 PST
10€ DIY Softbox for your DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/10-DIY-Softbox-for-your-DSLR/
10€ DIY Softbox for your DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/PIPO/HNM4HKH3/F5RPIPOHNM4HKH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/PIPO/HNM4HKH3/F5RPIPOHNM4HKH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/PIPO/HNM4HKH3/F5RPIPOHNM4HKH3.SMALL.jpg t4rif4ri - Cardboard with measures of approx. two of 80 x 40 and two of 60 x 50. - scissors or a cutter - package tape - white paper - tinfoil - ruler - pencil optional - hot shoe for your flash - metal angles - bulb and the correct sockets for the power cable   Here is the full video with all steps ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 13:31:32 PST
Camera Suction Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Suction-Mount/
Camera Suction Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SMALL.jpg benfloom This past weekend I had to drive to Philly to shoot a skateboard documentary. I was put up to the task of building a rig to make it easy to film while in the car. The best way for me to accomplish this task was to build a suction mount. Its a very cheap, easy, and fast build. Photo Credit: A. Hale ...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:25:07 PDT
FHDR Photography + Stitching http://www.instructables.com/id/HDR-Photography-Stitching/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:46:56 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
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DSLR-Protection-Against-The-Elements/
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SMALL.jpg tqwerty Okay, so I'm leaving to go camping in two days, and I've been putting off my camera preparation until the very last minute.  I will be going camping on the beach, and I do not want to get my precious camera filled with horrible sandy awfulness. I was originally planning to just put my camera in a z...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 19:47:57 PDT
how to clean your DSLR sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-clean-your-DSLR-sensor/
how to clean your DSLR sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although good DSLRs have sealed bodies and often a sophisticated ultrasonic cleaning mechanism on the sensor, you'll anyway run in dust problem after some time. This time interval could be very long, since dust enters when you change lens, and many people use always the same zoom. But if you have ma...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:33:38 PDT
DIY Polaroid Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Polaroid-Swinger-Model-20-To-Canon-EF-DSLR-Len/
DIY Polaroid Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DI1B/HGIEWBKL/F88DI1BHGIEWBKL.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello fellow DSLR D.I.Y'ers. I will share with you how I made a Polaroid Land Camera Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens. This lens will fit on any Canon EOS camera. So what do you get? Polaroid Land Camera Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens Non-focusable meniscus lens, Polaroid f17 100mm....
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Thu, 30 May 2013 12:29:24 PDT
Mailing Envelope Photo Flash Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Jiffy-Bag-Photo-Flash-Bender/
Mailing Envelope Photo Flash Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Using a Jiffy bag or Mailing Envelope, some duct tape, and some wire you can make this awesome flash bender to mould and direct your light when taking photos. Rogue make this awesome Flash Benders, that give you great control over your flash photography light, you can use them independently, or com...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 11:22:04 PDT
97 cent DIY DSLR Pop-Up Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/97-cent-DIY-Pop-Up-Flash-Diffuser/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/G2WP/HFPTI825/FLOG2WPHFPTI825.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/G2WP/HFPTI825/FLOG2WPHFPTI825.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/G2WP/HFPTI825/FLOG2WPHFPTI825.SMALL.jpg Rebelmoon The pop-up flash found on many of the DSLRs is not that great. The light source is small and can be harsh to the subject, especially people, making them very stark and flat. Search on the web and you'll see many tutorials on ways to fix this, as well as links to retail solutions that are inexpensive...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:10:22 PDT
Build a Flexible DSLR LED Video Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Flexible-DSLR-LED-Video-Light/
Build a Flexible DSLR LED Video Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VZIP/HFD1KDOY/F4JVZIPHFD1KDOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VZIP/HFD1KDOY/F4JVZIPHFD1KDOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VZIP/HFD1KDOY/F4JVZIPHFD1KDOY.SMALL.jpg jonathan.elwell LED lighting panels for your DSLR are great, but they can be expensive. So why not build your own? I decided to, with a twist - literally, as my panel is flexible and can conform to various shapes for mounting or to broadcast light in various directions.  The basic materials and tools I used are: M...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:14:57 PDT
DIY Light Scoop Template http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Scoop-Template/
DIY Light Scoop Template - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CD2I/HFD15PWG/FG4CD2IHFD15PWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CD2I/HFD15PWG/FG4CD2IHFD15PWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CD2I/HFD15PWG/FG4CD2IHFD15PWG.SMALL.jpg spooledup7 Light scoops work wonders for indoor flash photography by shifting your camera's built in flash from direct to indirect lighting.  The reflector mirror blocks the direct flash and illuminates the ceiling and walls to give a more ambient light fill. It's not dramatic, but it may be that little extra ...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:28:29 PDT
DIY DSLR Camera Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Camera-Backpack/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 22:34:51 PDT
DSLR remote shutter release http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-remote-shutter-release/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/E1DB/HEBNHIZN/FSPE1DBHEBNHIZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/E1DB/HEBNHIZN/FSPE1DBHEBNHIZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/E1DB/HEBNHIZN/FSPE1DBHEBNHIZN.SMALL.jpg slashman48 Made a cheap & easy remote shutter release for my Canon Rebel T3 camera using just an old cassette recorder microphone that has a on/off remote switch & the smaller 2.5mm plug & a small nut. just super glue a small nut on the 2.5mm plug so that the plug inserts about 3/4's of the way into the camera...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:29:40 PDT
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-rigStabilizer-for-less-than-10Euro-Small/
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 This is a quick tutorial I wanted to share with you guys. This is a very easy and cheap tutorial that can be done with some basic tools. You can use it as in the first part and get a more professional look by finishing it with a carbonfiber Di-Noc foil and some black paint if you want to... If you'r...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 12:31:12 PST
Super macro inversion lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-macro-inversion-lens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/8WZQ/HBXWRF0S/FM68WZQHBXWRF0S.SMALL.jpg gordianknot A few days ago polarizing filter for my minolta 50 f1, 7, I slipped from my hands and broke. I wanted to try a bit of DIY and therefore, with simple steps, I revived the frame of the polarizing filter and the core optics of an old yashica j mini-film. For the first pass I disassembled the old car...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:04:11 PST
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Photograph-Food-without-a-Fancy-Camera/
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SMALL.jpg bcahalan As a contributing writer for a top food blog, it's no surprise I have to take quality photos of my food to go along with my blog entries. My friends often ask me what kind of camera I have when I post my food photos. You must use an expensive DSLR, right? No, not at all. In fact, I use a simple poin...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 15:50:46 PST
Best N Easy : Water Droplets Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-N-Easy-Water-Droplets-Effect/
Best N Easy : Water Droplets Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3SQV/HAQ313J0/FOG3SQVHAQ313J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3SQV/HAQ313J0/FOG3SQVHAQ313J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3SQV/HAQ313J0/FOG3SQVHAQ313J0.SMALL.jpg rohit44524 The trick i am going to show is awesome n everyone can do it .. No need to build any thing new ... Here is the trick .. Every time we want some water droplets effect in any pic on some object (like flower, on human body ( model ),glass , or drop on mobile's screen ) Note : iphone also have some thi...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 05:02:20 PST
Macro Tube with f-number control http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Tube-with-f-number-control/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WSZB/HAQ2U1VB/FNTWSZBHAQ2U1VB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WSZB/HAQ2U1VB/FNTWSZBHAQ2U1VB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WSZB/HAQ2U1VB/FNTWSZBHAQ2U1VB.SMALL.jpg fado1986      This will be a quick explanation of what I did to have control over the focal ratio (f-number) while using a macro tube. My camera is a Nikon D3100, but since all Nikon DSLR cameras use the same type of lens, I think it will serve any Nikon DSLR with F mount. I know for a fact that this won’t w...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 17:26:19 PST
Take Beautiful Photos On Smartphones and Digital Cameras ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tricks-That-Gives-DSLR-like-Photos-On-Smartphones-/
Take Beautiful Photos On Smartphones and Digital Cameras ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/HBI6/HAWSLQPF/FH9HBI6HAWSLQPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/HBI6/HAWSLQPF/FH9HBI6HAWSLQPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/HBI6/HAWSLQPF/FH9HBI6HAWSLQPF.SMALL.jpg tech ace Hello. this is a very good guide for the beginners which has simple tricks and tips.This is also my first instructable. (It is not so awkward in being a beginner in front of many amateurs and professionals because no one is born as a professional.) The tips I gave here can be applied on all situatio...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:30:00 PST
Using DSLR Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-DSLR-Cameras/
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 21:08:51 PST
DSLR Wrist Strap (on the cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Wrist-Strap-on-the-cheap/
DSLR Wrist Strap (on the cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/EV1N/HAQ39Z5B/F7REV1NHAQ39Z5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/EV1N/HAQ39Z5B/F7REV1NHAQ39Z5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/EV1N/HAQ39Z5B/F7REV1NHAQ39Z5B.SMALL.jpg fado1986       Since I acquired a DSLR camera, I have found myself wrapping the neck strap around my wrist (like in the 2nd photo) almost always. I do this because let’s face it, the neck strap is useful to carry your camera, but when you are taking pictures is kind of uncomfortable.       So I decided that ...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 17:15:46 PST
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Canon-DSLR-remote/
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SMALL.jpg nk dtk So essentially this instructable covers how to make a DSLR wired remote from a soda can tab and a 2.5mm male to male cable. This remote is just a very simple switch made from recycled trash and common items i already owned. I first made this switch as an emergency when i broke my actual remote, and ...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:55:51 PST
Pocket Wizard remote cable for 60D http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Wizard-remote-cable-for-60D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/C1CE/HAQ3865X/F17C1CEHAQ3865X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/C1CE/HAQ3865X/F17C1CEHAQ3865X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/C1CE/HAQ3865X/F17C1CEHAQ3865X.SMALL.jpg msgr33 This is how to make the PC-to-3.5mm cable included with a Pocket Wizard remote into a 3.5mm-to-2.5mm cable that works with the Canon 60D and other cameras (same as the Pocket Wizard CM-E3 cable). Nothing revolutionary here, I'm mostly making this as a note on how the wiring is in case I need to do i...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 02:16:36 PST
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Focus-for-DSLRs/
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SMALL.jpg tenzijth With HD video being all the rage, I thought I'd share how I made a simple follow focus for my DSLR. There are several different ways to do this, I know I've seen a couple of other DIYs for the same thing on youtube (e.g. using rubber bands, jar openers), but I made mine with the materials I had lyin...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:33:47 PST
DIY motorized moving timelapse camera dolly with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-motorized-moving-timelapse-camera-dolly-with-A/
DIY motorized moving timelapse camera dolly with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/9IEY/HA5M7HCC/F9H9IEYHA5M7HCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/9IEY/HA5M7HCC/F9H9IEYHA5M7HCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/9IEY/HA5M7HCC/F9H9IEYHA5M7HCC.SMALL.jpg mastelios This is my attempt in making a dolly for a camera.Honestly my knowledge on photography is limited but I have friends helping with this part.As far as the building part goes I can handle it.I first saw a moving video time-lapse and fell in love with it so I thought I would give it a try. There were m...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 15:28:04 PST
Outdoor Lens Exchange Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Lens-Exchange-Protector/
Outdoor Lens Exchange Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CMS7/HA4M4KDU/F04CMS7HA4M4KDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CMS7/HA4M4KDU/F04CMS7HA4M4KDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CMS7/HA4M4KDU/F04CMS7HA4M4KDU.SMALL.jpg jumbleview If you own a DSLR or hybrid camera you for sure have more than one lens and from time to time you will switch them on your camera.  During the exchange some dust can get onto the camera sensor and that dust can spoil images.  Sensor cleaning is not easy. Done by a professional it can cost you $60-$1...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 10:38:12 PST
Diy DSLR Follow Focus http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-DSLR-Follow-Focus/
Diy DSLR Follow Focus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/HZ46/HABDG8II/FULHZ46HABDG8II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/HZ46/HABDG8II/FULHZ46HABDG8II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/HZ46/HABDG8II/FULHZ46HABDG8II.SMALL.jpg amaksimovichphotography In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to build a follow focus for your dslr lens. This is a very easy project and only costs about 25 cents. Enjoy Materials All you need to make this: 1-Rubber band*Must fit tightly around lens focus adjustment 1-Screw(size is up to your preference) 1-Hot ...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 15:20:44 PST
Easy Diy Camera Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Diy-Camera-Flash-Diffuser/
Easy Diy Camera Flash Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LZGD/HABC7TXX/FQZLZGDHABC7TXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LZGD/HABC7TXX/FQZLZGDHABC7TXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LZGD/HABC7TXX/FQZLZGDHABC7TXX.SMALL.jpg amaksimovichphotography In this easy tutorial I will demonstrate how to make a camera flash diffuser from a coffee filter. It takes about five minutes and will cost next to nothing. I hope you enjoy this build! Materials It doesn't get simpler than this! All you need for this project is: 1-piece of coffee filter paper 1...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 16:40:53 PST
Suction Cup Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Suction-Cup-Camera-Mount/
Suction Cup Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/7FOA/HA4MNCVP/FBL7FOAHA4MNCVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/7FOA/HA4MNCVP/FBL7FOAHA4MNCVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/7FOA/HA4MNCVP/FBL7FOAHA4MNCVP.SMALL.jpg amaksimovichphotography In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a camera mount out of a suction cup. This make will allow you to put your camera in many different places while still being able to take awesome pictures. This is an easy build and lets you stick your camera sideways, upside down or just right side ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 15:07:00 PST
Quick and Easy Lens Hood for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Lens-Hood-for-DSLR/
Quick and Easy Lens Hood for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HZ4R/H9G190OL/FCJHZ4RH9G190OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HZ4R/H9G190OL/FCJHZ4RH9G190OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HZ4R/H9G190OL/FCJHZ4RH9G190OL.SMALL.jpg fado1986 Im gonna show you how I made a Lens Hood really quick, easy, and in my case free. Im just entering the world of semi-pro photography, and I have found out that a lens hood can make a real diference in a photo, but I wasent feeling like buying one, so I decided to make my own and so experiment with ...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:35:22 PST
How to fit a Tamron-F Teleconverter on a Sony Alfa300 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fit-a-Tamron-F-Teleconverter-on-a-Sony-Alfa/
How to fit a Tamron-F Teleconverter on a Sony Alfa300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/H11J/H994VJHJ/FNEH11JH994VJHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/H11J/H994VJHJ/FNEH11JH994VJHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/H11J/H994VJHJ/FNEH11JH994VJHJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi I bought a Teleconverter Tamron-F for my sister's Sony alfa300. I paid it really a few euros, because it was in the box of the not working pieces. But the lenses were perfects so I decided to take it and try at home. When I tried it on the camera I've seen it doesn't transmit the autofocus at the le...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 22:21:22 PST
DSLR Photography 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Photography-101/
DSLR Photography 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/8T7W/H97JQY2L/FVY8T7WH97JQY2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/8T7W/H97JQY2L/FVY8T7WH97JQY2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/8T7W/H97JQY2L/FVY8T7WH97JQY2L.SMALL.jpg nhtexan So you want to take good looking pictures? All you need is a camera and something to take a picture of (which shouldn't be too hard to find). I'm going to be going over using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera specifically, though some of what I'm going to be teaching apply as basic fundamen...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 15:46:03 PST
3D Print Canon Hotshoe Mount Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Canon-Hotshoe-Mount-Adapter/
3D Print Canon Hotshoe Mount Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LMQ1/H91LGHTO/FJWLMQ1H91LGHTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LMQ1/H91LGHTO/FJWLMQ1H91LGHTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LMQ1/H91LGHTO/FJWLMQ1H91LGHTO.SMALL.jpg SharadScience I wanted to make a hotshoe adapter for my Canon DSLR. I didn't see any on Instructables but I did see a few on other websites. I wanted to design and print something that will act as two purposes. Cover the contact points. I'm surprised Canon does not provide this, on the other hand, Nikon prov...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:18:29 PST
Camera Stabilizer Rig ~ Very Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Stabilizer-Rig-Very-Cheap/
Camera Stabilizer Rig ~ Very Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/63A2/H7S57DBH/FKC63A2H7S57DBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/63A2/H7S57DBH/FKC63A2H7S57DBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/63A2/H7S57DBH/FKC63A2H7S57DBH.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 Here's a great way to stop shaky videos and get that Hollywood edge on your films with a step by step guide. Yes this is on YouTube but I've tweaked it slightly. Measurements I will have in Inches and mm/cm because I'm from New Zealand. Please Note this is my First Instructable  Materials - 1in/2...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 23:54:54 PDT
Make a simple Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-Macro-Lens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/VKXW/H742FDFX/FZWVKXWH742FDFX.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this quick DIY video, I will show you how to make a very simple macro focus filter for any camera lens!
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 06:25:48 PDT