Instructables: exploring - technology - light - photo http://www.instructables.com Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:44:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Low Cost Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Light-Diffuser/
Low Cost Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SMALL.jpg jingle4 Light diffusers are used in film and photography to help diffuse harsh shadows from direct lights. You will find something like this in every film maker’s tool kit. This simple free standing design is low cost, portable and can be made in a few minutes.I’ve also included a video of the diffuser buil...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:55:55 PST
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensual-Black-n-White-Photo-Effect/
Sensual Black n White Photo Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KGIT/HZL3RX7J/FJPKGITHZL3RX7J.SMALL.jpg CharlesPerrault Hi! :) Today we gonna make cool and very simple effect in Adobe Photoshop. Let's call it "Sensual Black n White Photo Effect", after few very simple steps you add great sensual atmsphere to your photos.Sources for this lesson:Adobe Photoshop CS 3+I choose this photo, but you can take any photo which...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
Easy Plastic Light Grid Diffuser / Background http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Light-Grid-Diffuser/
Easy Plastic Light Grid Diffuser / Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D7TY/HW3K7I9L/FOXD7TYHW3K7I9L.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This came about when I was shopping around for photo supplies and was dumbstruck by the prices. I figured I would do a small grid but decided to go big. I figured it would give me more creative leeway. The grid can be used as a background or a diffuser. Materials Clear Plastic Bottles ( I used ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:35:16 PDT
Wall-mount for Photo Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mount-for-Photo-Stands/
Wall-mount for Photo Stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/4KNT/HUMSAPQ0/F324KNTHUMSAPQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/4KNT/HUMSAPQ0/F324KNTHUMSAPQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/4KNT/HUMSAPQ0/F324KNTHUMSAPQ0.SMALL.jpg Richard_H Studio photographer? Then you probably have a lot of light stands. And if you're like me, you don't have a much space to store them. Enter: the wall-mount bracket for photo stands.Sound sexy? It's not. It's a piece of heavy, 1/4"-thick, steel plate that's been punched, bent, and had slots cut int...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:38:06 PDT
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Light-Up-Glowing-Sword-RGB-LEDs-for-pa/
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SMALL.jpg roballoba I just got new blades for my windshield wipers and the package instantly made me want to start sword fighting. Blinky light swords for painting with light?!?!!? YES!!! You can create this project for: Photography Special effects called Painting with light Fun glowing sword for costumes Fairy Prince...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:55:04 PST
Pin-up Portrait with Light Graffiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Pin-up-with-Light-Graffiti/
Pin-up Portrait with Light Graffiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/M943/HO22Y8JA/FGRM943HO22Y8JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/M943/HO22Y8JA/FGRM943HO22Y8JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/M943/HO22Y8JA/FGRM943HO22Y8JA.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is a simple setup and technique that will render amazing results. You can choose to do just light graffiti with the instructions provided or just a portrait. Feel free to comment with a pic of your results.  Materials SLR or DSLR camera Tripod Finger lights (dollar store, toy store, and some...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:04:35 PST
How to Make a High Fashion Specular Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-High-Fashion-Specular-Reflector/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 11:28:14 PDT
DIY Light Ribbon Painter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Ribbon-Painter/
DIY Light Ribbon Painter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9BCD/HLSHJJRM/FVG9BCDHLSHJJRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9BCD/HLSHJJRM/FVG9BCDHLSHJJRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9BCD/HLSHJJRM/FVG9BCDHLSHJJRM.SMALL.jpg Speezer9999 I enjoy light painting, however I have no skills at all with electronics.  Plus I like to travel light when I go out.  This setup easily fits in my camera bag and weighs practically nothing.   Required Parts 1.  PVC Pipe             I chose a 12" Long Extension tube. The bottom fitting just happ...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 13:20:47 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/SVN8/HGH7149Z/FJXSVN8HGH7149Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/SVN8/HGH7149Z/FJXSVN8HGH7149Z.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Folding light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-light-box/
Folding light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/RLNY/HCB8KMI6/F3MRLNYHCB8KMI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/RLNY/HCB8KMI6/F3MRLNYHCB8KMI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/RLNY/HCB8KMI6/F3MRLNYHCB8KMI6.SMALL.jpg frapedia The idea behind was to create an easy to make,folding and cheap light boxes so I can take them with me whenever needed or store them in the closet taken the minimum space. I have included enough pictures of the project so to be easy for everyone to follow. Also you can download the schematics an...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 10:34:24 PST
DIY Quick System - for DIY photo light modifiers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quick-System-for-DIY-photo-light-modifiers/
DIY Quick System - for DIY photo light modifiers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EARR/H8FOG32M/F35EARRH8FOG32M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EARR/H8FOG32M/F35EARRH8FOG32M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EARR/H8FOG32M/F35EARRH8FOG32M.SMALL.jpg Aud1073cH I was reading the DIYP Gear Buying Guide, and they mentioned the Honl Speed Strap System. Its a versatile portable system of modifiers for your strobe.   I've already started my own set of DIY modifiers from ideas on DIY Photography, and here on Instructables, so I didn't need a whole system. ...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:36:47 PDT
Blink Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Module/
Blink Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SMALL.jpg randofo One of the common modules used in making Simple Bots is the Blink Module. This involves photocoupling an LED to a bike safety light. When the safety light turns on, the motor turns on and when the light turns off, the motor turns off. On account of this, the motor reacts to the different blink patt...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:38:40 PDT
Light Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Module/
Light Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SMALL.jpg randofo The light module is basically the Simple Bots light sensor in a rugged directional casing with two convenient wires protruding. By adjusting the size of the iris (clear opening), you are able to make the module as responsive to ambient light as you would like. By splicing this in series with your m...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:07:43 PDT
Simple Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Switch/
Simple Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SMALL.jpg randofo In building Simple Bots, we are going to use a series of photo-coupled devices called modules. But, before we can do this, we need a good photo-couple to use as a light-activated switch. To make one of these switches, we will be using a special OSRAM-brand photo transistor and any standard NPN trans...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:05:46 PDT
The MacGyver LightBox/Softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MacGyver-LightBoxSoftbox/
The MacGyver LightBox/Softbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/JZQX/GS3BD0BA/FFMJZQXGS3BD0BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/JZQX/GS3BD0BA/FFMJZQXGS3BD0BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/JZQX/GS3BD0BA/FFMJZQXGS3BD0BA.SMALL.jpg Skyriam A lightbox in photography it's like a blender in cooking. Sure you can do without it, but really? Can you? And obviously the results are much much better.  Wether you liked my analogy or not, a lightbox makes better and prettier photos. Here is how I did one in just a few minutes, out of an emergen...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 15:39:30 PDT
How to make a Insignia/icon in Paint (fading) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Insigniaicon-in-Paint-fading/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/WI2K/GPBDG7EF/FO8WI2KGPBDG7EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/WI2K/GPBDG7EF/FO8WI2KGPBDG7EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/WI2K/GPBDG7EF/FO8WI2KGPBDG7EF.SMALL.jpg racoruesday The items you will need for this are only to have Paint downloaded on your computer and to have an idea of how you want your finished product to look. 1. open paint on your desktop 2. choose a picture on the internet (preferably semitricle) 3. paste it into Paint 4. color in the backround with...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 17:32:04 PDT
iPad Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-Light-Painting/
iPad Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/E5QX/GJQEBV2Y/FC3E5QXGJQEBV2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/E5QX/GJQEBV2Y/FC3E5QXGJQEBV2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/E5QX/GJQEBV2Y/FC3E5QXGJQEBV2Y.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus The handiness of the iPad with the touch screen and all the apps may make it a killer device for email and Angry Birds, but it's also pretty sweet for light painting. Paint messages and images in the air by sweeping the iPad in front of a camera with a sloooow shutter speed. Sound good? Let's do it...
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:36:00 PST
Diy tracing lightbox from lcd monitor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracing-lightbox-from-lcd-monitor/
Diy tracing lightbox from lcd monitor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/SEY4/GIKL41KG/FUQSEY4GIKL41KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/SEY4/GIKL41KG/FUQSEY4GIKL41KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/SEY4/GIKL41KG/FUQSEY4GIKL41KG.SMALL.jpg Niord INTRO: Hola, este es mi primer instructable, asi que espero que quede todo ok. Mi tarea es hacer una mesa de luz para calcar  y como fuente de luz para fotografia macro , a partir de un monitor viejo de pc. Importante, que funcione la retroiluminacion. Hi, this is my first instructable, so I hope...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 04:58:22 PST
LED Macro Ring Light in less than one hour http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Macro-Ring-Light-in-less-than-one-hour/
LED Macro Ring Light in less than one hour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/GA93/GI0TDRF3/FSSGA93GI0TDRF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/GA93/GI0TDRF3/FSSGA93GI0TDRF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/GA93/GI0TDRF3/FSSGA93GI0TDRF3.SMALL.jpg ansc This instructable is inspired by some other similar instructables (e.g. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macro-Ring-Light-for-SLR-for-10/) The difference is, that all you need for this Macro Ring Light is a Dremel® or similar tool and no additional hardware. The used camping light still...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 13:25:02 PST
10 Minute Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Light-Diffuser/
10 Minute Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CKPK/GF5VAM2Z/FS7CKPKGF5VAM2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CKPK/GF5VAM2Z/FS7CKPKGF5VAM2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CKPK/GF5VAM2Z/FS7CKPKGF5VAM2Z.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Make your own light diffuser to enhance the quality of your photos! This simple design costs less than $5 and can be put together in 10 minutes! Materials Materials include:  Piece of foam core or cardboard - 30" x 20" Piece of white tissue paper - 24" x 20" use colored tissue paper to change ...
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:24:16 PDT
LED Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photo-Frame/
LED Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/S87I/G51GAOQF/F2ZS87IG51GAOQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/S87I/G51GAOQF/F2ZS87IG51GAOQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/S87I/G51GAOQF/F2ZS87IG51GAOQF.SMALL.jpg motadacruz Photos are nice to have on the wall or on the tables. I thought it would be nice to build LEDs into a photo frame so you will be able to see the photo in the dark as well. This instructable will show you how you can use some LEDs to light up your photos. Materials & Tools For this project you n...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 06:11:39 PST
How to get a cool natural lighted sky http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-a-cool-natural-lighted-sky/
How to get a cool natural lighted sky - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/EBDT/FZWXPCLN/F1YEBDTFZWXPCLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/EBDT/FZWXPCLN/F1YEBDTFZWXPCLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/EBDT/FZWXPCLN/F1YEBDTFZWXPCLN.SMALL.jpg solemnraven This instructable is here to teach you how to get a really cool colored natural lighted sky for any type of photo whether this is for a landscape, flora/ fauna, or portrait photo. Items/ Supplies needed Obviously, you'll need a camera. Digital cameras work best, I was told that this technique wi...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2009 00:01:41 PDT
Anamorphic Lense Flares in Photoshop Elements (7) http://www.instructables.com/id/Anamorphic-Lense-Flares-in-Photoshop-Elements-7/
Anamorphic Lense Flares in Photoshop Elements (7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SMALL.jpg digitech The Lense Flares included in PhotoShop Elements are great, but lets create a better, anamorphic one. The Elements Create a new project in Photo Shop with a transparent background. adjust the size depending on the type of application your working on. The Flare will be composed of the following: Th...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:30:14 PDT
Head and Shoulders Publicity Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-and-Shoulders-Portraits/
Head and Shoulders Publicity Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y4A8/FYG860PF/FCPY4A8FYG860PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y4A8/FYG860PF/FCPY4A8FYG860PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y4A8/FYG860PF/FCPY4A8FYG860PF.SMALL.jpg Phil B Many of us will be asked at sometime to provide a head and shoulders photo for some publicity piece. Most of us probably do not have a suitable current file photo. We are tempted to make one ourselves and we get a poor product. With a little knowledge and a little effort, we can produce quite a good...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2009 15:35:02 PDT
DIY Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lightbox/
DIY Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/40D0/FW39K2RD/FL540D0FW39K2RD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/40D0/FW39K2RD/FL540D0FW39K2RD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/40D0/FW39K2RD/FL540D0FW39K2RD.SMALL.jpg TimBTodd I needed to photograph some things to sell online, and unfortunately, I have a mediocre point-and-shoot camera, and nothing as far as equipment gos. This is the lightbox I came up with. Materials/Design I used a sheet wrapped around a metal file rack from inside of my filing cabinet. I had a por...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2009 13:38:49 PDT
LED nightlight that turns on in the dark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-nightlight-that-turns-on-in-darkness/
LED nightlight that turns on in the dark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HPQO/FRA9SUPA/FHXHPQOFRA9SUPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HPQO/FRA9SUPA/FHXHPQOFRA9SUPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HPQO/FRA9SUPA/FHXHPQOFRA9SUPA.SMALL.jpg frostedminipete My first instructable! This is something I originally made for a friend who's still using it. It works very nicely at adding a nice ambient light to a dark room. I made this instructable because I decided to make one to stick in the bathroom at my house.It's a small easy to build circuit that will...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 22:31:26 PST
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-OWN-professional-arttracing-ligh/
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SMALL.jpg LiuRichard10 Attention all artists, architects, photographers, and hobby enthusiasts: Have you ever found it difficult to trace over artwork, photos, or other media? Have you ever worked on an art piece and found tracing paper to be inconvenient, ineffective, or just too messy? Well, now you can create your own ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 14:40:27 PST
Laser Photography / Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Photography-Drawing/
Laser Photography / Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0OM1/FIES1X6E/FDW0OM1FIES1X6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0OM1/FIES1X6E/FDW0OM1FIES1X6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0OM1/FIES1X6E/FDW0OM1FIES1X6E.SMALL.jpg Revva Ever written your name by waving sparkler around? This instructable will teach you how to make pictures consisting of words or objects, drawn in laser. It's pretty damn simple and can produce some awesome photos. (Note awesome laser guitar) I first thought of doing this when I noticed that when I f...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 07:11:31 PDT
How to Take Amazing pictures of Lightning! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Amazing-pictures-of-Lightning/
How to Take Amazing pictures of Lightning! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/90F0/FI36FWGZ/FLC90F0FI36FWGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/90F0/FI36FWGZ/FLC90F0FI36FWGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/90F0/FI36FWGZ/FLC90F0FI36FWGZ.SMALL.jpg beauwalker23 Using you digital camera, I will teach you how to take amazing pictures of lightning. All you need is a camera that you can change to exposure time. I have and love a Cannon PowerShot SD900. Its exposure can be set to up to 15 seconds. Setting the Exposure In order to take photos of lightning you...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2008 20:47:29 PDT
The LED illuminated photo frame fridge magnet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LED-illuminated-photo-frame-fridge-magnet/
The LED illuminated photo frame fridge magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/8BPD/FG0GJ2KP/FQT8BPDFG0GJ2KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/8BPD/FG0GJ2KP/FQT8BPDFG0GJ2KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/8BPD/FG0GJ2KP/FQT8BPDFG0GJ2KP.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence The LED illuminated photo frame fridge magnet is a very simple, but useful gadget.It only requires some basic soldering skills and some very basic electronic knowledge.Take a picture of someone you like and mount it in this picture frame. Then mount the picture frame on your fridge and you'll gain a...
By: Artificial Intelligence

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Sat, 10 May 2008 03:03:45 PDT
Product Photo Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Product-Photo-Studio-1/
Product Photo Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/7I2G/FFRCP80E/FII7I2GFFRCP80E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/7I2G/FFRCP80E/FII7I2GFFRCP80E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/7I2G/FFRCP80E/FII7I2GFFRCP80E.SMALL.jpg michaelbak Have you ever wanted good photos? But didn't want those light box photos that basically make a white cyclorama? have you ever wanted Photos like Apples that have the reflection under the product? Well following these photos you can take good pictures!Also , if you like my Instructables then check ou...
By: michaelbak

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Tue, 6 May 2008 21:21:30 PDT
Awesome Macro Photographs (( Make the perfect Instructable with easy always in focus macro pictures )) http://www.instructables.com/id/Awsome-Macro-Photographs--Make-the-perfect-Instr/
Awesome Macro Photographs (( Make the perfect Instructable with easy always in focus macro pictures )) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SMALL.jpg Big Bwana Simple Macro pictures, You can get results like this with shaky hands, while breathing normally, even after having a few to many beers ( Yes the computer does the focusing for you ) Make the PERFECT INSTRUCTABLES with this easy, cheap maybe even free macro pictures, With out using a digital camera...
By: Big Bwana

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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 18:18:12 PDT
Sharp low-noise photography using multiple photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharp-low-noise-photography-using-multiple-photos/
Sharp low-noise photography using multiple photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A82J/FCUJWH2D/F2NA82JFCUJWH2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A82J/FCUJWH2D/F2NA82JFCUJWH2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A82J/FCUJWH2D/F2NA82JFCUJWH2D.SMALL.jpg ELF This is a guide to using multiple shots and photoshop to avoid having to choose between motionblur (handshaking), or loads of noise when shooting badly lit subjects (high ISO sensitivity). It's (propably) just a way to achieve "digital image stabilisation" using older cameras. Any camera can be used...
By: ELF

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Thu, 21 Feb 2008 09:33:44 PST
DIY Photography Gels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-Gels/
DIY Photography Gels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/MU3Y/FC6IR0KL/F35MU3YFC6IR0KL.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg Photography gels are precisely colored acetate sheets (overhead transparencies) used to alter the color of lights. There are different reasons for doing this, including for aesthetic effects and contrast reasons. Professional sets can cost a fortune, these cost me $14.25 (not including the transpare...
By: Weissensteinburg

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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 15:59:57 PST
Intro to Product Photography (for instructables) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Product-Photography-for-instructables/
Intro to Product Photography (for instructables) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/IF3L/FBGW8CRS/F1NIF3LFBGW8CRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/IF3L/FBGW8CRS/F1NIF3LFBGW8CRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/IF3L/FBGW8CRS/F1NIF3LFBGW8CRS.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg This instructable is meant for anyone making an instructable or slide show who can't seem to get good pictures, or is always criticized about their pictures. These particular tips are intended for shooting small to medium sized projects that can be maneuvered relatively easily, and put in a studio e...
By: Weissensteinburg

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Fri, 18 Jan 2008 19:03:27 PST
Do It Yourself Photography Light Box for Under $40 http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-Photography-Light-Box-for-Under-40/
Do It Yourself Photography Light Box for Under $40 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HSZC/F7PCMYMP/FKDHSZCF7PCMYMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HSZC/F7PCMYMP/FKDHSZCF7PCMYMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HSZC/F7PCMYMP/FKDHSZCF7PCMYMP.SMALL.jpg philoking How to build a light box for doing still life and product type photography out of every day materials. Gather Materials With the growth of TakeMyTech.com, I decided I really needed a light box to take product photography. Of course you can buy a light box, but that’s no where near as fun as bui...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:24:09 PDT
Creative Glow Stick Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-Glow-Stick-Photography/
Creative Glow Stick Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/CPUO/F416WSBS/F32CPUOF416WSBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/CPUO/F416WSBS/F32CPUOF416WSBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/CPUO/F416WSBS/F32CPUOF416WSBS.SMALL.jpg askacollegekid In this Instructable I will show you an interesting photo shoot you can do using glow sticks.Another Great Instructable using other lights besides Glow Sticks by T3h_Muffinatorwww.askacollegekid.com What you Need Today we're going to show you how to get creative with your camera (or your parent's...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 13:06:40 PDT
Capture the Ethereal Beauty of Everyday Objects Using Polarized Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Capture-the-Ethereal-Beauty-of-Everyday-Objects-Us/
Capture the Ethereal Beauty of Everyday Objects Using Polarized Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/J1QK/F2JKMXVK/F0AJ1QKF2JKMXVK.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal By using a pair of polarizing filters and a property of certain materials called birefringence we can photograph the hidden stresses in hard plastics. This instructable was inspired by this article and a comment I read in another instructable, somewhere, about LCD monitors and polarization. What ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 20:34:38 PDT
Light Studio for Photographers (Tabletop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Studio-for-Photographers-Tabletop/
Light Studio for Photographers (Tabletop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/4ZJ6/WV1EYYMX00T/FL84ZJ6WV1EYYMX00T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/4ZJ6/WV1EYYMX00T/FL84ZJ6WV1EYYMX00T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/4ZJ6/WV1EYYMX00T/FL84ZJ6WV1EYYMX00T.SMALL.jpg millertime07MS This instructable shows you the easy, inexpensive, and quick way to create a light box that can get you the same photographic results as a 150 dollar light box. The only difference is that this one can ultimately be built for under 10 dollars. For those of you out there that don't mind spending a fe...
By: millertime07MS

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Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:09:40 PDT
Burglar Schreck http://www.instructables.com/id/Burglar-Schreck/
Burglar Schreck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/THVC/BAGES9J4K6B/FCJTHVCBAGES9J4K6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/THVC/BAGES9J4K6B/FCJTHVCBAGES9J4K6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/THVC/BAGES9J4K6B/FCJTHVCBAGES9J4K6B.SMALL.jpg frickelkram The idea for this project came to my mind when my whife bough a torch for our 5 year old son. The torch has a bendable "neck" and a magnet. With the ,agnet my son can place the toch on metal things. The light beam could be changed to a 90 degrees angle. My son ran through the house, placed the torch...
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 16:27:12 PDT
DIY Softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Softbox/
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By: mr2monster

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Thu, 10 Aug 2006 07:54:15 PDT