Instructables: exploring - technology - dslr http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:00:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Filter for You and Your DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Filter-for-You-and-Your-DSLR/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:56:49 PDT
Learn to Use Your Camera Like a Pro! http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Use-Your-Camera-Like-a-Pro/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:44:39 PDT
Mega Guide to Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Guide-to-Macro-Photography/
Mega Guide to Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ZN58/IDECU2OR/FFFZN58IDECU2OR.SMALL.jpg dvanzuijlekom Wanting to venture into the world of close-up and macro-photography, but confused at all the possibilities? Here's everything you need to know to get you started.First of all, it doesn't really matter what type or brand of camera you own, be it a point-and-shoot or a fancy DSLR. In fact, you don't e...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:29:31 PDT
DIY Hot-shoe Triggered Off Camera Flash, Out of a Disposable Film Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-shoe-Triggered-Off-Camera-Flash-Out-of-a-D/
DIY Hot-shoe Triggered Off Camera Flash, Out of a Disposable Film Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SMALL.jpg DSLR noob Off camera flashes give you a lot more control over the direction of lighting as compared to a standard on camera flash. With off camera flashes, you may completely do away with natural or ambient lighting and still get descent shadows and depth in your image (in contrast with the harsh shadows and ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 01:54:40 PDT
Long Exposure Photography (Super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Exposure-Photography-Super-Easy/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:40:34 PDT
Master Your Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-Your-Camera/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 21:38:59 PDT
The Pleasant Blur: Tips For The Bokeh Effect With Any Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pleasant-Blur-Tips-For-The-Bokeh-Effect-With-A/
The Pleasant Blur: Tips For The Bokeh Effect With Any Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/KW3C/ICRXKRHX/F35KW3CICRXKRHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/KW3C/ICRXKRHX/F35KW3CICRXKRHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/KW3C/ICRXKRHX/F35KW3CICRXKRHX.SMALL.jpg haikuordie What: The bokeh (BOW-KAY) effect is intentional blur in the out of focus parts of a picture. Having a shallow depth of field, or focusing on something close in the foreground, will make this blur more pronounced. The effect is because of the quality of light behind the subject, and how it hazes o...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:08:11 PDT
Panoramas In Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Panoramas-In-Photoshop/
Panoramas In Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GZ21/ICICXRPK/FY8GZ21ICICXRPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GZ21/ICICXRPK/FY8GZ21ICICXRPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GZ21/ICICXRPK/FY8GZ21ICICXRPK.SMALL.jpg singhjr Sure you could use your Iphone or Samsung to do this, but sometimes the quality of a smartphone photo just isn't good enough, especially if you want a high quality panoramic. One that you could possibly print and mount. Or sometime you're out shooting photos and you simply don't have a lens to captu...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:23:57 PDT
Macro Photography Robot for about $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-Robot-for-about-15/
Macro Photography Robot for about $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GYOT/IC6IABBA/FG3GYOTIC6IABBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GYOT/IC6IABBA/FG3GYOTIC6IABBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GYOT/IC6IABBA/FG3GYOTIC6IABBA.SMALL.jpg ccrome This Instructable will show you how to build a robot that will help you create fantastic macro shots with your DSLR camera. It will not only create beautiful static images like those shown above, but it can also spin the subject to get a full 360 image and will let you create 3d images and movies o...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:33:34 PDT
Lego Lens Cap Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lens-Cap-Saver/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Psychedelic Camera Trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Psychedelic-Camera-Trick/
Psychedelic Camera Trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7U0Y/IC8X375L/FWN7U0YIC8X375L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7U0Y/IC8X375L/FWN7U0YIC8X375L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7U0Y/IC8X375L/FWN7U0YIC8X375L.SMALL.jpg DancingPope Want to take camera pictures that will leave you feeling more than a little bit trippy? Or if you're just a fan of this tunneling effect then have a go at this easy trick. (You'll need a DSLR camera and a lens with the 'zoom' function to make this trick work, so that you can hand rotate the lends an...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:48:41 PDT
Photo Exposure made Easy, sunny 16 rule and MORE ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Exposure-made-Easy-sunny-16-rule-and-MORE-/
Photo Exposure made Easy, sunny 16 rule and MORE ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/JU9C/IC2A5KGO/F0GJU9CIC2A5KGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/JU9C/IC2A5KGO/F0GJU9CIC2A5KGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/JU9C/IC2A5KGO/F0GJU9CIC2A5KGO.SMALL.jpg hugotremolo Hey guys,If you are a beginner in photography, or even if you are an expert, sometimes you need some help to get the perfect exposure for your photos !of course your camera has a really powerful chip and a metering system, but sometimes, it fails to choose what is best for your image.Exposure is a c...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:31:40 PDT
Basic Cinematography In A Nut Shell http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Cinematography-In-A-Nut-Shell/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 16:54:26 PDT
MD Minolta to EF Canon http://www.instructables.com/id/MD-Minolta-to-EF-Canon/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 16:15:42 PDT
Add your own Watermark & Logo to your Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-your-own-Watermark-Logo-to-your-Photos/
Add your own Watermark & Logo to your Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/B2HC/IBRRUJL9/FRSB2HCIBRRUJL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/B2HC/IBRRUJL9/FRSB2HCIBRRUJL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/B2HC/IBRRUJL9/FRSB2HCIBRRUJL9.SMALL.jpg jimmychakarji In this instructable I will show you how to add a watermark & /or a personal logo to your photos using a free photo editing softwareIt's a way not only to protect your digital photographs online but also a good way to advertise your brand(Kill 2 birds with one stone-so to speak) Whether you're an am...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 11:43:56 PDT
DIY Remote shutter for DSLR cameras with a pair of earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Remote-shutter-for-DSLR-cameras-with-a-pair-of/
DIY Remote shutter for DSLR cameras with a pair of earphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C6P0/IBM24Q0V/FV2C6P0IBM24Q0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C6P0/IBM24Q0V/FV2C6P0IBM24Q0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C6P0/IBM24Q0V/FV2C6P0IBM24Q0V.SMALL.jpg RandomHacker In the video you can see the step-by-step process:You need earphones and scissors: this tutorial is valid only for cameras that have a 2.5mm jack entrance. You can use either 2.5mm jack earphones or an adapter.You have to cut only one of the earphone cables, if you use the two of them it will not wo...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:42:06 PDT
A 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/
30 Second Table Top Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you're shooting a small-scale table top video, and want a cheap 'n easy* way to track horizontal movement, this 30 second table top dolly idea is a quick and (just a little bit) dirty way to get smooth tracking shots using things you probably already have in your kitchen. (Thanks to my co-brain ...
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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/
3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig [for 10$] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/WQIA/I9FGQTSN/FXEWQIAI9FGQTSN.SMALL.jpg focamonca In this DIY I'm gonna teach you how I Built my 3D Printed DSLR Shoulder Rig What you need? 3D printer 2x 1m long, 16mm diameter, aluminium rod M6 bolts and nuts 4x M5 bolts and nuts Tripod like (1/4") screwIkea CHEAP chopping board http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/90202268/ GET the S...
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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/
DIY Liveview for traditional DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SMALL.jpg landimatteo I have recently discovered DigiCamControl, a really good software to control and use the reflex camera from PC.http://www.digicamcontrol.com/This is useful for Timelapses, HDR photography (and other kind of bracketing), and is also convenient for studio photography.The software also supports livevie...
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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/
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SMALL.jpg FilmTaped Here is a quick how-to video for building a cheap lightstand. While light stands have come down in price, sometimes you can't wait for one the Chinese models to ship. This trick using a painters pole and gym weight will hopefully be helpful in this situation. Simple tip, I know, but hopefully it's h...
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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/
WTf-stop: Digital Pinhole Experiments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/15JI/I6W2TZ9C/F4615JII6W2TZ9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/15JI/I6W2TZ9C/F4615JII6W2TZ9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/15JI/I6W2TZ9C/F4615JII6W2TZ9C.SMALL.jpg DiabeticCyborg This instructable documents a class I taught on digital pinhole photography for the Maker Lab at the Harold Washington Chicago Public Library. Pinhole photography is not relegated to film only as you will see and the benefits of experimenting with it are many but include- relative infinite depth of ...
By: DiabeticCyborg

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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:24:28 PST
Radial Blur http://www.instructables.com/id/Radial-Blur/
Radial Blur - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CUEV/I6UNDFU1/FBNCUEVI6UNDFU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CUEV/I6UNDFU1/FBNCUEVI6UNDFU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CUEV/I6UNDFU1/FBNCUEVI6UNDFU1.SMALL.jpg ImKarn A radial burst shot looks cool. If you want to know how to take one, here are the required tools you'll need. A manual camera A tripod with a horizontal rotating axis A good locationThe reason you'll need a manual camera and not a regular point-and-shoot is because you'll need to be able to change t...
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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/
Simple DSLR Rig Counter Weight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0OJL/I6UNC07S/FQK0OJLI6UNC07S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0OJL/I6UNC07S/FQK0OJLI6UNC07S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0OJL/I6UNC07S/FQK0OJLI6UNC07S.SMALL.jpg mrquantrell Have you got a shoulder rig for video with your DSLR Camera? Do you find that it is still a bit shaky? A counterweight like this will reduce the shake. It is simple and cheap to make, whereas proper shoulder rig counterweights could run you hundreds of pounds (or euros/dollars, whatever your currenc...
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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/
How to Create Shallow Depth of Field With Your Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K9NI/I6RSQU66/FV4K9NII6RSQU66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K9NI/I6RSQU66/FV4K9NII6RSQU66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K9NI/I6RSQU66/FV4K9NII6RSQU66.SMALL.jpg laila49 Creating a shallow depth of field and a point of focus can really make a photograph look a lot more simple but professional. This guide will help you achieve this effect with your DSLR to give that professional look.Things you will need:- DSLR camera- an object- Any source of light Find your setti...
By: laila49

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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/
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
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...
By: noahstrausser

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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/
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SMALL.jpg jingle4 This setup will allow you to film something low to ground such as a dog or a toddler. It takes about 2 minutes to setup and works pretty well. See build and demonstration video below. See footage at last step. Materials TripodAnkle weightVideo Camera Attach tripod mount to camera Attach...
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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/
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...
By: HackBo

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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/
Flash diffuser/bouncer LEGO mount hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/OZQ5/I2Q1HLWT/FWTOZQ5I2Q1HLWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/OZQ5/I2Q1HLWT/FWTOZQ5I2Q1HLWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/OZQ5/I2Q1HLWT/FWTOZQ5I2Q1HLWT.SMALL.jpg emil.e This is my first instructable and I hope it will be helpfull :)...I bought this cheap but great flash diffuser/bouncer from ebay but I didn't noticed that my DSLR is not supported.As can be seen on the pictures my Canon EOS 1100D has a little switch which disables built-in flash when I insert diffus...
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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/
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...
By: ASCAS

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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/
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
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$ ...
By: SubjectAwesome

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:47:59 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
How to Convert Film Negatives with a Digital Camera/Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Film-Negatives-with-a-Digital-Camer/
How to Convert Film Negatives with a Digital Camera/Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/J6EX/I00TJPK1/F08J6EXI00TJPK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/J6EX/I00TJPK1/F08J6EXI00TJPK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/J6EX/I00TJPK1/F08J6EXI00TJPK1.SMALL.jpg pbriggs8 This Instructable shows you the details of how to quickly convert film negatives into quality positives using a digital camera or smartphone. This method will allow you to digitize negatives at a rate of approximately one every 5-10 seconds, versus one every 2-3 minutes when using a film scanner.Th...
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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 ...
By: clam8

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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 ...
By: G. M.

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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...
By: G. M.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT