Instructables: exploring - technology - dslr http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:47:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Complete Beginners guide to a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Beginners-guide-to-a-DSLR/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:33:24 PDT
Easy High - Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-High-Speed-Photography/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 04:22:43 PDT
DIY Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Stabilizer/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:57:02 PDT
30 Second Table Top Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Table-Top-Dolly/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:30 PDT
3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig [for 10$] http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-Shoulder-Rig/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 04:01:47 PDT
A simple, modular camera stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-modular-camera-stabiliser/
A simple, modular camera stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SMALL.jpg Mika Kuitunen Anyone who's ever shot videos on a DSLR or a small camcorder knows how difficult it is to keep steady, especially if you are moving. I make videos and short films quite a lot and along the way I've built and developed my own rigs for stabilising the camera. This rig is the current iteration and it h...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:03 PDT
Trigger your DSLR wirelessly with smartphone and ESP8266 Wi-fi module http://www.instructables.com/id/Trigger-your-DSLR-wirelessly-with-smartphone-and-E/
Trigger your DSLR wirelessly with smartphone and ESP8266 Wi-fi module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/LLF3/I95GPN3E/FZFLLF3I95GPN3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/LLF3/I95GPN3E/FZFLLF3I95GPN3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/LLF3/I95GPN3E/FZFLLF3I95GPN3E.SMALL.jpg CosmicMac This is my first instructable, and English is not my native language, so be lenient (but I would be grateful to anyone pointing out misspellings, typos... ;) ).It will only cost you a few bucks (pounds, euros or whatever) and require basic soldering skills to wirelessly trigger your DSLR camera from...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 12:20:33 PDT
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-SLider-For-less-than-20/
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SMALL.jpg focamonca Let's create something useful for videomaker and timelapse maker 3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ This is a tutorial on how to build a 3D printed dslr SLIDER!Remember to vote me in the 3d printing contest :D thanksSorry for my English, probably I'll make some mistake so please tell me whe...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:56:53 PDT
Tips To Clean DSLR Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-To-Clean-DSLR-Lens/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:50:29 PDT
DIY Liveview for traditional DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Liveview-for-traditional-DSLR/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:03:17 PDT
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Ring-Light-for-MiniaturesMacro-Photography/
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SMALL.jpg Snowfern I have always struggled with lighting for my miniature photography, and decided to go with making my own DIY LED ring light after seeing this instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macr...It took me about half an hour to put it together as I had all the items at hand, but it was ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:01:03 PDT
DIY Glidecam Flycam Skyler Style Camera Stabilizer SteadiCam Video DSLR by wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glidecam-Flycam-Skyler-Style-Camera-Stabilizer/
DIY Glidecam Flycam Skyler Style Camera Stabilizer SteadiCam Video DSLR by wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Stabilize videos with your video stabilizer system with ease and enjoy good motion shots. It is very impotant for movies maker and you can do it in homeStart taking breathless shots with this wonderfully designed stabilizer ,You can homemade it very cheap and easy
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:47:05 PDT
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Lightstand-DIY-for-Less-Than-10-Bucks/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:54:29 PDT
WTf-stop: Digital Pinhole Experiments http://www.instructables.com/id/WTf-stop-Digital-Pinhole-Experiments/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:24:28 PST
Radial Blur http://www.instructables.com/id/Radial-Blur/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:08:49 PST
Simple DSLR Rig Counter Weight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DSLR-Rig-Counter-Weight/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:16:30 PST
How to Create Shallow Depth of Field With Your Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Shallow-Depth-of-Field-With-Your-Cam/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:49:36 PST
Smoke Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Photography-1/
Smoke Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/G4MK/I6SNWPM8/FQWG4MKI6SNWPM8.SMALL.jpg apattel Smoke photography is very tedious but also extremely rewarding if successful. It can be done very easily with a camera and a few basic household items. All you need for this is an understanding of lighting, camera settings, and the medium you want to work with, which in this case is smoke. A key fac...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:26:25 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:15:55 PST
DIY Pinhole Lens for Vintage-Looking Photographs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pinhole-Lens-for-Vintage-Looking-Photographs/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:15:29 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:13:22 PST
Macro Photography Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-Platform/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:12:24 PST
DSLR liveview from drone to iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-liveview-from-drone-to-iPad/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:16:12 PST
Flash diffuser/bouncer LEGO mount hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-diffuserbouncer-LEGO-mount-hack/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:16:02 PST
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-DSLR-Remote-System/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:10:39 PDT
A Shutter Release That Will Outlive Your Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Shutter-Release-That-Will-Outlive-Your-Camera/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:29:13 PDT
Achieve a Stunning Professional Film Cinematic (Cheaply and Easily) http://www.instructables.com/id/Achieve-a-Stunning-Professional-Film-Cinematic-Che/
Achieve a Stunning Professional Film Cinematic (Cheaply and Easily) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PXEJ/I1C460II/FX1PXEJI1C460II.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome Ever wanted to get the extra special film look, but just can't get that video mojo? well It may be simpler than you think. In this Instructable I'll tell you how to easily and cheaply create that filmic look and make you videos look more professional. This can all be achieved with only budget of 0$ ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:47:59 PDT
Small Photobooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Photobooth/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:53:42 PDT
How to Convert Film Negatives with a Digital Camera/Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Film-Negatives-with-a-Digital-Camer/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:04:29 PDT
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-and-Focus-for-DSLR-Camera/
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 This is a remote I made that fits the three pin connectors that Minolta and Sony use on their cameras. The Connector For this connector, you are going to need three female to female/male jumper wires. A jumper wire with a triple socket won't work; it needs to be three single sockets. You are also...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:27:23 PDT
Hague MMC DIY upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Hague-MMC-DIY-upgrade/
Hague MMC DIY upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/YJEA/HZB3HXK5/FZ1YJEAHZB3HXK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/YJEA/HZB3HXK5/FZ1YJEAHZB3HXK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/YJEA/HZB3HXK5/FZ1YJEAHZB3HXK5.SMALL.jpg clam8 In this post I am going to show you how to upgrade your Hague Mini Motion to become an even better stabiliser. Actually been using this setup for a couple of years now and been used on different shoots from short films to even corporate videos. The upgrade is a great add on to the Hague Mini Motion ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:36:40 PDT
Make a super-bright video RING-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-bright-video-RING-LIGHT/
Make a super-bright video RING-LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/R1U5/HY4KTX5T/FZDR1U5HY4KTX5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/R1U5/HY4KTX5T/FZDR1U5HY4KTX5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/R1U5/HY4KTX5T/FZDR1U5HY4KTX5T.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Ever wanted to get that glamor look in your videos, or have an amazing flattering light? Well, in this video I will show you how to make an LED ring light so that you can give your footage that little 'extra something' to make it special. The total cost of this build comes to about $25.LEDs:http://w...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:07 PDT
The DSLR Bodycap Pinhole http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DSLR-Bodycap-Pinhole/
The DSLR Bodycap Pinhole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/STGE/HXV25490/FCZSTGEHXV25490.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/STGE/HXV25490/FCZSTGEHXV25490.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/STGE/HXV25490/FCZSTGEHXV25490.SMALL.jpg G. M. Something so simple and yet it works.To make this pinhole for your DSLR you need:A bodycap for your brand of DSLR. I'm using a Canon bodycap.A beverage tin can of your choice.A needle A scissorSome epoxy glue.And a 52mm UV filter.A drill. 10mm or so. All in one step... First drill a hole in the ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:43:04 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
DIY lens cap holder for camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lens-cap-holder-for-camera/
DIY lens cap holder for camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/4P84/HXII3EPK/FC64P84HXII3EPK.SMALL.jpg thescientistformerlyknownasNaegeli This instructable shows how to make a lens cap holder for your camera.I spent quite some time to look for my lens cap so I thought the best would be to attach it to the camera. In this way I will not lose it again. If you have your parts and materials ready (see step 1) you can finish this project w...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:54:01 PDT
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon http://www.instructables.com/id/Rokinon-8mm-lens-rear-mounted-filter-on-a-Canon/
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SMALL.jpg phgeek If you are lucky enough to own a Rokinon 8mm lens for Canon cameras then you have thought about using filters at some point. I have had this one for over a year an think they are something special, but there are no rear threads for adding filters. One day I was looking at the rear mount and happened...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:54:11 PDT
Portable Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Photobooth-iPadDSLR/
Portable Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SMALL.jpg acoens After building a photobooth for our wedding, I realized I learned quite a bit that I could do differently after learning the constraints of the project. This is a redesign, incorporating the aspects that worked the best - the hardware and the messaging on the front. After deciding to build a phot...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:07:20 PDT
Solid Steadicam / steadycam below $20 GoPro , dslr, vdslr The cheapest and best steadicam on Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Steadicam-below-20-GoPro-vdslr-dslr/
Solid Steadicam / steadycam below $20 GoPro , dslr, vdslr The cheapest and best steadicam on Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/N48X/HW0FUG35/F04N48XHW0FUG35.SMALL.jpg survival434 To build a steadicam need1. Flat piece of sheet metal with a length of 1 m and a width of 30mm.2. Handle of drill3. Socket wrench 3/8 inch4. Washer Screw 28mm - 13 pcs5. Ball bearing, 12mm inside width6. Cork mat7. Knob with M6 screw8. Cardan joint 1/4 inch9. Screw the hat with a length of 60 mm10....
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:11:28 PDT
DSLR LCD Screen Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-LCD-Screen-Hood/
DSLR LCD Screen Hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TVA6/HVXBZFOG/FSKTVA6HVXBZFOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TVA6/HVXBZFOG/FSKTVA6HVXBZFOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TVA6/HVXBZFOG/FSKTVA6HVXBZFOG.SMALL.jpg ERBA Shooting in the sun with a DSLR can be tricky in broad daylight, especially if the sun is at your back.I tried to adress that with a simple to make, cheap solution, that is also easy to store and carry.I saw a similiar product on amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Camcorders-compatible-MagicF... but the ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 17:15:22 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
3D Printed Underwater Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ALR3/HVPX6IMP/FFBALR3HVPX6IMP.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding Selecting an underwater camera is not easy: there is no one best or right underwater camera to buy, but rather the best or right camera for your specific needs and most unfortunately: your budget restrictions.To shoot underwater photography you will need a digital camera and a waterproof housing des...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Simple Panoramic Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Panoramic-Rig/
Simple Panoramic Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Below are directions for a simple rig for panoramic video. It was built with free pallet wood and the temporary use of my mountain bike rim. The project took about 5 minutes to put it together. ​Tools/Materials Tools: SawDrillMeasuring tapeMaterials: Bicycle Rim/Tire (26” used for this project...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:21:58 PDT
Power your DSLR up to 6+ Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-DSLR-up-to-6-Hours/
Power your DSLR up to 6+ Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/ZGAE/HVGXHQSI/FYDZGAEHVGXHQSI.SMALL.jpg clam8 In this video I am showing you how to power your Canon DSLR for more than 6 hours for less than $55 battery included. 6+ hours of battery is enough really for any event. Plus the bit extra is that the battery now is outside the camera and its a battery which is build for film cameras, so these batt...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:55:03 PDT
DIY Matte box with filters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Matte-box-with-filters/
DIY Matte box with filters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/0EVE/HV9FV6WP/FZV0EVEHV9FV6WP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/0EVE/HV9FV6WP/FZV0EVEHV9FV6WP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/0EVE/HV9FV6WP/FZV0EVEHV9FV6WP.SMALL.jpg clam8 Normally a Matte box that can hold filters will cost you at least more than $100, but we are now showing you how to get it one for even less. Watch the video, how I show you all the parts needed and what you need to do to modify the affordable Matte box into a professional matte box that would hold ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 20:56:07 PDT
Easy Make Portable Photo Scan Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Make-Potable-Photo-Scan-Box/
Easy Make Portable Photo Scan Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/2994/HV80LI6V/FS62994HV80LI6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/2994/HV80LI6V/FS62994HV80LI6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/2994/HV80LI6V/FS62994HV80LI6V.SMALL.jpg jefferdomd I glad to say it this my first invention for this site.This is very easy to make and low cost!!! even you can made them with old circuit part & cardboards!!! Also it was very useful to me 'cause I cannot carry my scanner always!! Requirements There is only few things you should find to make this...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 23:32:29 PDT
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-external-monitor-EVF-for-DSLR/
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SMALL.jpg clam8 The cost is around 30-50USD however its still cheaper than paying 200-500 USD for a monitor.The use of external monitor:Enabling viewing the framing of the shots from difficult anglesRemote viewing while controlling a crane of JibAdvantage of this setupAffordable being around 30-50USDEnable to use s...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 11:45:59 PDT
Cable Release http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Release/
Cable Release - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/TWTD/HU5THINF/FVGTWTDHU5THINF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/TWTD/HU5THINF/FVGTWTDHU5THINF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/TWTD/HU5THINF/FVGTWTDHU5THINF.SMALL.jpg stevenarango This is my DIY Cable Release For Canon DSLR. all you Need for this is  Small Project box ,,   a Push Switch ....Two.... Some Wires , Hot Glue gun ,Solder, Drill. I  Found   that using One of these Drill Bits. The Box Will Not Brake Like if You use the Regular Drill Bits. Drill 3 Holes Two For th...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:29:30 PDT
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/FCS/0OWQ/HUMLI4YD/FCS0OWQHUMLI4YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0OWQ/HUMLI4YD/FCS0OWQHUMLI4YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0OWQ/HUMLI4YD/FCS0OWQHUMLI4YD.SMALL.jpg tholopotami A versatile and stable setup for digitizing slides and negatives with a DSLR or any camera with a macro option. 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...
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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
Wedding Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photobooth-iPadDSLR/
Wedding 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 p...
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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