Instructables: exploring - technology - flash - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:41:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Party stroboscope done by recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Stroboscope-Done-by-Recycled-Parts/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:48:55 PST
Simple LED Blink Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Blink-Circuit/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:04:10 PST
DIY Soft Box for Flash Strobe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soft-Box-for-Flash-Strobe/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 00:48:42 PST
Arduino Nano and Visuino: Save Rotary Encoder Value in EEPROM http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-and-Visuino-Save-Rotary-Encoder-Value/
Arduino Nano and Visuino: Save Rotary Encoder Value in EEPROM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/PUU7/IUSLMEMI/FIFPUU7IUSLMEMI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/PUU7/IUSLMEMI/FIFPUU7IUSLMEMI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/PUU7/IUSLMEMI/FIFPUU7IUSLMEMI.SMALL.jpg BoianM Visuino has included EEPROM support for quite some time, but I never had a chance to write a tutorial on it. Recently however few people have asked for help on using the EEPROM, so I decided to make one.In this Tutorial I will show you how easy it is to use the Arduino EEPROM to save values so they ...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:14:29 PDT
Fixing a bricked Foscam FI9821W - Less than $6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Bricked-Foscam-FI9821W/
Fixing a bricked Foscam FI9821W - Less than $6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WMJX/IUOI8SXI/FIIWMJXIUOI8SXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WMJX/IUOI8SXI/FIIWMJXIUOI8SXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WMJX/IUOI8SXI/FIIWMJXIUOI8SXI.SMALL.jpg mcghan If you have a Foscam FI9821W that failed after you attempted to update the firmware, then you've come to the right place. Mine died a few months back and I finally got around to fixing it, but discovered that the resources were scattered all over the internet in a variety of different languages. So ...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:50:55 PDT
Selfie flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Selfie-Flashlight/
Selfie flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/E1Z0/IUIYTLCA/F2AE1Z0IUIYTLCA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/E1Z0/IUIYTLCA/F2AE1Z0IUIYTLCA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/E1Z0/IUIYTLCA/F2AE1Z0IUIYTLCA.SMALL.jpg Dushyanta Many a times while taking photos or clicking selfies, you must have felt that your picture lacks some quality or property. You would be having a perfect background, camera, make up but the thing that would restrict you from taking a perfect shot is proper lighting. I used to face such problem a lot ...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:18:01 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
Flickering LED Candle Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle-Mod/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:03:26 PDT
Superhero LED Wearables http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-LED-Wearables/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:24:25 PDT
Manatee Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Manatee-Flash-Drive/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:04:04 PDT
Zippo Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippo-Flashdrive/
Zippo Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/LUVX/IQYTFV2E/F0YLUVXIQYTFV2E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/LUVX/IQYTFV2E/F0YLUVXIQYTFV2E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/LUVX/IQYTFV2E/F0YLUVXIQYTFV2E.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat Today I will be teaching you how to create a Zippo lighter flash drive. To be clear, this lighter will not work after it has been tampered with. Please request adult supervision if you are planning to make this and are underage. enjoy*Please not that I am not liable for any damages or problems that ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:14:58 PDT
Arduino Nano: Log GPS Information to MicorSD Card with Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Log-GPS-Information-to-MicorSD-Card-W/
Arduino Nano: Log GPS Information to MicorSD Card with Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SMALL.jpg BoianM MicroSD Cards are cheap and easy data storage medium, and they are very convenient for storing Arduino sensor data. There are also a number of cheap readily available MicroSD Card Modules for Arduino, and I already made Instructable on how to log Ultrasonic Ranger distance to MicroSD Card. I also ma...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:10:28 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
How to Make a Flash Diffuser for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Flash-Diffuser-for-Macro-Photography/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 00:06:39 PDT
Up-cycle a Vintage Torch V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycle-a-Vintage-Torch-V2/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:07:35 PDT
Upgrade Courtenay Solaflash 1000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Courtenay-Solaflash-1000/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:01:44 PST
Marathon Man - Director's Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Marathon-Man-Directors-Cut/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 06:04:15 PST
Photograph Water Splashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Photograph-Water-Splashes/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 16:27:53 PST
Get Your ESP8266-12 Ready for AT Commands http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Your-ESP8266-12-Ready-for-AT-Commands/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 09:13:10 PST
(OUTDATED) How To Flash Windows IoT Core On Raspberry Pi 2 And Access To It Through Web Browser http://www.instructables.com/id/Windows-IoT-Core-On-Raspberry-Pi-2/
(OUTDATED) How To Flash Windows IoT Core On Raspberry Pi 2 And Access To It Through Web Browser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/UNGR/IFISE1SR/F2HUNGRIFISE1SR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/UNGR/IFISE1SR/F2HUNGRIFISE1SR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/UNGR/IFISE1SR/F2HUNGRIFISE1SR.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov "The Internet of Things (IoT) brings together devises, sensors, cloud, data and your imagination" - Microsoft . Today I am going to show you how to flash Windows IoT Core on your Raspberry Pi 2 also how to access to it through your browser. Requirements You will you need:1 - Raspberry Pi 22 - SD ...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:56:43 PDT
Lighting for Macrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-for-Macrophotography/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 11:45:21 PDT
Macrophotography with point-and-shoot cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Macrophotography-with-point-and-shoot-cameras/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 07:09:01 PDT
Mega Guide to Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Guide-to-Macro-Photography/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/NFM3/IDA2KA83/F45NFM3IDA2KA83.SMALL.jpg vishal dh 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
Stroboscopic Zoomography http://www.instructables.com/id/Stroboscopic-Zoomography/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 16:16:10 PDT
DIY dish beauty simple with 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-dish-beauty-simple-with-10/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:28:30 PDT
Light Reflector - Small and Foldable http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Reflector-Small-and-Foldable/
Light Reflector - Small and Foldable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ZDO5/ICOMVVF6/FZ2ZDO5ICOMVVF6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ZDO5/ICOMVVF6/FZ2ZDO5ICOMVVF6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ZDO5/ICOMVVF6/FZ2ZDO5ICOMVVF6.SMALL.jpg Benny Johansson A practical small Reflector for both flash and natural light photography,works very well with a Flash bouncer. Two sides, silver and white (hard or soft reflections) Foldable, fits in a bookshelf when not in use Can stand for itself or be held in hand Can be tilted forward or backwards by plac...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:10:46 PDT
Flash Bouncer with interchangeable Mirror/diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Bouncer-with-interchangeable-Mirrordiffuser/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:23:19 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
3D printed cryptex (with files!) http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SMALL.jpg tomhv9 The Aim of this project was to go one step further with the custom canvas'. It cost a bit more but the potential is much greater for this design Theory White LED Resistor CalcsVce = 0.3V @150mALED Voltage Drop = 3.2V @ 20mA Vcc = 9V 9-0.3-3.2 = 5.5V - 5.5/0.02 = 275R ~ 300R **********************...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Spotlight-for-Camping-12V-DC/
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/BM0L/I1PH1P44/FW9BM0LI1PH1P44.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo Not too long ago, I bought a cordless drill from Goodwill and morphed it with half a set of jumper cables in order to have a mobile drill at camp (see it here!). That project turned out really well and left me with the remaining half set of jumper cables, which aren't good for much by themselves.Luc...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:22:22 PDT
Small Photobooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Photobooth/
Small Photobooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/93HI/I1B7OSXF/FE293HII1B7OSXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/93HI/I1B7OSXF/FE293HII1B7OSXF.SQUARE.jpg https://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
2D Cartoon Animation of the Instructable Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/2D-Cartoon-Animation-of-the-Instructable-Robot/
2D Cartoon Animation of the Instructable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/H7JF/I15L175N/FFUH7JFI15L175N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/H7JF/I15L175N/FFUH7JFI15L175N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/H7JF/I15L175N/FFUH7JFI15L175N.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat The familiar instructable robot that we have all grown to love has now been modeled in Synfig Studio's amazing 2D animation software and published on these pages for everybody to use. The fully functional robot model file is included and everything is free. This easy to follow tutorial will now give...
By: Tecwyn Twmffat

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:37:44 PDT
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Joule-Thief-Flashlight/
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SMALL.jpg l33tn00b Hello welcome to my second instructable!!! Today I'm going to show you how to build a very simple joule thief flashlight. If you haven't seen my other instructable, check it out for an easier way to power this than I'm going to show you! I know this has been posted/done before, but I just figured...
By: l33tn00b

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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:24:12 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
By: lilchumy

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Chewing Gum USB !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chewing-Gum-USB-/
Chewing Gum USB !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Welcome to another of my awesome USB case mods !This case mod allows you to sneakily conceal your USB in a chewing gum packet, apart from being super-mega-awesome-cool this mod will stop all those annoying classmates who always borrow your usb, (you know, the ones that don't delete their files after...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:46:07 PDT
DIY Lego USB Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-USB-Flashdrive/
DIY Lego USB Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/UYVD/HX5H5HUB/FSDUYVDHX5H5HUB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/UYVD/HX5H5HUB/FSDUYVDHX5H5HUB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/UYVD/HX5H5HUB/FSDUYVDHX5H5HUB.SMALL.jpg CarterBond Are you a fan of Legos? Need a case for that small USB device, such as a flash drive or a USB dongle. Your at the right place. This project is somewhat simple to do, you just need some basic skills with a couple of tools! Lets get started! Gather Your Supplies What you need: Lego Brick-(I used a ...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 01:00:35 PDT
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Point-and-Shoot-Ring-Flash-Diffuser/
Point-and-Shoot Ring Flash Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/AIJ2/FT7PM1DB/F5RAIJ2FT7PM1DB.SMALL.jpg alpacalypse Give your cheap digital camera a cool upgrade usually reserved for high-end photography by creating a ring flash diffuser from stuff around the house!If your like me, and can't even afford a DSLR, then you probably can't afford a $300 ring flash either. Not to worry, by diffusing the light from your...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:11:22 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 10...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg https://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
High Speed Outdoor Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Outdoor-Photography/
High Speed Outdoor Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ZS2P/HO7XN77B/FX2ZS2PHO7XN77B.SMALL.jpg sebrub High speed photography is generally carried out in a dark room with dedicated equipment (controlled remote flash for example)... The instructable proposed here enables to make high speed photography outside (and enjoy the sun!), in less than 2 hours with some generic DIY basic tools. The principle ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 07:51:29 PST
Lomography: Build your own 35mm flash! http://www.instructables.com/id/Poormans-Flash-For-Lomography/
Lomography: Build your own 35mm flash! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/1WTW/I10JEQ9U/FHC1WTWI10JEQ9U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/1WTW/I10JEQ9U/FHC1WTWI10JEQ9U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/1WTW/I10JEQ9U/FHC1WTWI10JEQ9U.SMALL.jpg Makersauce What's up fellow makers? Today, we will be making a flash for your diana lomography camera when you are on the cheap. Another awesome addition in my flash is that you can change the color of the flash! awesome right? and If you guys noticed, some of my pictures have a touch of lomography-esque effec...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 07:06:54 PDT
Silicone Flash Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-Flash-Filter/
Silicone Flash Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WMCN/HITAAZ2J/FFQWMCNHITAAZ2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WMCN/HITAAZ2J/FFQWMCNHITAAZ2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WMCN/HITAAZ2J/FFQWMCNHITAAZ2J.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Usually it's funny test new ways to obtain some results. I've two Canon 580EX flashes and I'm already comfortable with coloured filters which fit under the plastic flap. Anyway since I though up a way to make a filter from a commonly used tool, I wish to show you this brain-child. I bought these...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 12:01:04 PDT
High Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-1/
High Speed Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SMALL.jpg geo bruce With this device you’ll be able to: take pictures from anything you can sense or detect: - movement - sound - … You don’t need to modify your camera or flash for this. It’s compatible with the old High Voltage flashes and the new TTL ones. Why I did this project? A friend of me who's really passion...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 04:09:17 PDT
Apple Airport Photo Flashgun Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Airport-Photo-Flashgun-Diffuser/
Apple Airport Photo Flashgun Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/SVN8/HGH7149Z/FJXSVN8HGH7149Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/SVN8/HGH7149Z/FJXSVN8HGH7149Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/SVN8/HGH7149Z/FJXSVN8HGH7149Z.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Apple went through this phase where they would use a white lined acrylic for all there products. It was great for letting light through, which they even used to that effect with the status lights in the iMacs of the time. I have made a lot of flash diffusers in the past, using anything I could get ...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 14:35:32 PDT
DIY Light Scoop Template http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Scoop-Template/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:28:29 PDT
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Flash-Means-Better-Instructables/
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SMALL.jpg Phil B Photography means writing with light. It is not about a great camera, but about understanding and manipulating light. Bounce flash is a good way to produce pleasing lighting for Instructables photos and for other purposes. It can also be easy to do. The photo shows my old Pentax digital camera. The...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 09:25:05 PDT
Photo Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Hacks/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/X58J/GTV9UBLJ/FXYX58JGTV9UBLJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/X58J/GTV9UBLJ/FXYX58JGTV9UBLJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/X58J/GTV9UBLJ/FXYX58JGTV9UBLJ.SMALL.jpg randofo Listed here are 34 fun and engaging photo hacks to add some life to your next photo project. You can experiment with lighting setups, backgrounds, techniques, angles, and even camera mods. Ever wonder what would happen if you took a flash diffused shot from a forty foot pole? Or perhaps you have al...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:51:37 PDT
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Lightbox-for-Photography/
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SMALL.jpg The Insomniac Hi there! This project came about from my hobby of collecting and trading vintage film cameras online. I needed a more professional-looking method of taking photos for my ads. I saw a couple of different 'ibles here doing roughly the same thing, but I had a particular requirement: I wanted mine to p...
By: The Insomniac

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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:44:32 PST