Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:41:21 PST BLOX v1.01 PRO RING LIGHT FOR CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/PRO-RING-LIGHT-FOR-CHEAP/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:45:29 PST
Turn a Gear Tie into a Cheap Camera Mounting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Geartie-Into-a-Cheap-Camera-Mounting-System/
Turn a Gear Tie into a Cheap Camera Mounting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/9VDL/IYUG05WU/FYP9VDLIYUG05WU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/9VDL/IYUG05WU/FYP9VDLIYUG05WU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/9VDL/IYUG05WU/FYP9VDLIYUG05WU.SMALL.jpg hudasx Gear Ties are part of my standard travel gear. They're light and easy to pack, cheap enough to lose or give away, and have so many applications. Apart from their obvious use as an alternative to rope, they can be shaped into a tablet stand and coiled into a cup holder. I've used them to retrieve stu...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 17:47:03 PST
$7 Photo Box (Light Box / Studio) http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Photo-Box-Light-Box-Studio/
$7 Photo Box (Light Box / Studio) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/B7U5/IYB2EJ57/FKGB7U5IYB2EJ57.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/B7U5/IYB2EJ57/FKGB7U5IYB2EJ57.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/B7U5/IYB2EJ57/FKGB7U5IYB2EJ57.SMALL.jpg TheCrafsMan This is a DIY light box that accomplishes professional-looking photos. Although this is very cheap and very simple, I feel the photos you get from it compare well to the results achieved from much more expensive commercial light boxes.It works by doing two things:Diffuses (softens) your light sourc...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:37:29 PST
Bokeh kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bokeh-Kit/
Bokeh kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/ZB9M/IY4QLN1Z/F1XZB9MIY4QLN1Z.SMALL.jpg thexadow "In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Bokeh has been defined as "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light". Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause some lens designs to blur the ima...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:16:22 PST
Macro Light Ring - Beauty Bloggers Best Friend http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Light-Ring-Beauty-Bloggers-Best-Friend/
Macro Light Ring - Beauty Bloggers Best Friend - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/H7JU/IY4QMJHK/FWIH7JUIY4QMJHK.SMALL.jpg ManufacturedArtists My fiance surprised me with a Nikon DSLR two years ago for Christmas, as I've learned how to use it, I expressed to him I'd always been interested in macro photography. This year for Christmas he got me an assortment of magnifying lenses and different flashes. He had done so much research he knew th...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:38:57 PST
High-Speed Droplet Photography with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Droplet-Photography-With-an-Arduino/
High-Speed Droplet Photography with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX1Y/IY4QALL6/FP7WX1YIY4QALL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX1Y/IY4QALL6/FP7WX1YIY4QALL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX1Y/IY4QALL6/FP7WX1YIY4QALL6.SMALL.jpg astroknut This Instructable is meant to be a supplement to a video I made on the same topic, which can be found here: I recommend watching the video for a summary, and to see some interesting stop-motion impacts, and then use this guide for details on how to build your own setup. High-speed droplet photograph...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:18:27 PST
Quick and Easy Camera Stand from PVC and Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Camera-Stand-From-PVC-and-Scrap/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:38 PST
3D printed Tripod Phone Mount (with some hints too) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Tripod-Phone-Mount-with-Some-Hints-Too/
3D printed Tripod Phone Mount (with some hints too) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/B51I/IY4Q6JSK/FDSB51IIY4Q6JSK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/B51I/IY4Q6JSK/FDSB51IIY4Q6JSK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/B51I/IY4Q6JSK/FDSB51IIY4Q6JSK.SMALL.jpg BaptisteL8 I take a lot of photos. For my projects, for my Etsy shop but now also for my Instructables projects, I used to take so much photos that I can tell you how large is the storage place on my Hard Drive. Most of them are just not good. Blurry, bad quality, bad light... They don't really worth to be pos...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:24:47 PST
MK: DIY Tripod Phone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/MK-DIY-Tripod-Phone-Mount/
MK: DIY Tripod Phone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/G58F/IY4Q3MDQ/FAYG58FIY4Q3MDQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/G58F/IY4Q3MDQ/FAYG58FIY4Q3MDQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/G58F/IY4Q3MDQ/FAYG58FIY4Q3MDQ.SMALL.jpg MK DIY I got a new phone for Christmas and I was amazed by how good the front camera was. It shoots fullt HD and the microphone is awesome as well. Naturally, I wanted to implement the phone in my video production, so I decided to make this simple device, that allows you to attach your phone to a tripo...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:27:50 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
Photo Editing http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Editing-2/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:17:40 PST
The $10 PVC C-stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-PVC-C-stand/
The $10 PVC C-stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RC18/FZHLA1CF/FNNRC18FZHLA1CF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RC18/FZHLA1CF/FNNRC18FZHLA1CF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RC18/FZHLA1CF/FNNRC18FZHLA1CF.SMALL.jpg tristantech A C-stand is an important part of any photography studio. C-stands are high-quality adjustable stands used to mount lights, reflectors, hold up backgrounds, etc. The problem is that real professional c-stands get expensive. If you want to buy one new on the internet, expect to pay at least $200, not...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:52:03 PDT
DIY Camera Bag With Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Bag-With-Foam/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 07:47:16 PST
DIY Camera Bean Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Bean-Bag/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:42:30 PST
Ooznest / Ustepper motion time lapse / video rail http://www.instructables.com/id/Ooznest-Ustepper-Motion-Time-Lapse-Video-Rail/
Ooznest / Ustepper motion time lapse / video rail - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/OEFY/IXAQ18H7/FC8OEFYIXAQ18H7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/OEFY/IXAQ18H7/FC8OEFYIXAQ18H7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/OEFY/IXAQ18H7/FC8OEFYIXAQ18H7.SMALL.jpg AlanH87 some specs: the rail is 1100mm** long it has 880mm of free travel and can lift 2.3kg vertically (with the 114oz motor). it has an adjustable step increment of 0.5mm to 10mm in 0.5mm increments and a intervalometer capable of 1 second to 30 seconds in 250ms increments (i could allow a longer interva...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 05:46:29 PST
How to Make Macro | Protective Lens Filter for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Macro-Protective-Lens-Filter-for-DSLR/
How to Make Macro | Protective Lens Filter for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/165M/IWMR7HND/FT2165MIWMR7HND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/165M/IWMR7HND/FT2165MIWMR7HND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/165M/IWMR7HND/FT2165MIWMR7HND.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop - What is up everybody, In this quick tutorial I am going to show you how you can make a custom macro or protective lens kit for your DLSR camera with 3d printer. 3d modeling - To start this project we firstly gonna need a 3d model of a standard DSLR lens kit.- Luckily a friend Daven from channel...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:08:32 PST
Outdoor DSLR Timelapse and Sensor Raspberry Pi Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-DSLR-Timelapse-and-Sensor-Raspberry-Pi-Pro/
Outdoor DSLR Timelapse and Sensor Raspberry Pi Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/0G1T/IWI0Q9XY/FIF0G1TIWI0Q9XY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/0G1T/IWI0Q9XY/FIF0G1TIWI0Q9XY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/0G1T/IWI0Q9XY/FIF0G1TIWI0Q9XY.SMALL.jpg RolfL6 This project enables your smart phone to remotely control your DSLR using a raspberry pi. With your smart phone you will be able to control your DSLR to do the following: Connect your phone to the DSLR through the raspberry pi using a wifi hotspot on the pi Run a timelapse program which can be conf...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 18:24:48 PST
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop - What is up everybody, In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a super bright LED light panel which is great for video lighting due to its natural white color temperature and it wont cost you more than 20$ to build it. What you need? - For this project we are gonna need a 10m of led ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
How to CNC a Photograph in Full Color (Relief in CMY) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CNC-a-Photograph-in-Full-Color-Relief-in-CM/
How to CNC a Photograph in Full Color (Relief in CMY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/QGC0/IW5JBTOK/FXWQGC0IW5JBTOK.SMALL.jpg mkoehle This instructable documents how to machine a full color photograph by layering and machining different colors of transparent resin. In previous Instructables (here and here), I’ve shown how a black and white image can be made by layering a transparent black layer, of varying thickness, over an opaqu...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:28:11 PST
Vintage Raspberry Pi Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Raspberry-Pi-Camera/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:08:28 PST
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
3$ Photography Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SMALL.jpg arushahuja Make a very cheap lightbox to click high quality pictures! and it costs only 3 dollars! (atleast in my country) Materials and Tools What you need : - A box to enlighten. (Free)- A4 Paper (Free)- Scissors (Free)- Pencil (Free)- Ruler (Free)- Glue stick (Free)- Knife/Something to cut the box (Free)...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
Portable Microphone for Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Microphone-for-Camera/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:26:53 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 If you've seen some of my other Instructables, you would know that I'm a bit pedantic about the thumbnails of my Instructables. My pictures have to be PERFECT.I was inspired to try a black background after practically giving up on white backgrounds. In my opinion, taking a picture on a white backgr...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
DIY portable Video Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Video-Light/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:00:50 PDT
Led Light ring for photo: The easiest way [english] /Aro de luz LED para fotos: La forma más sencilla [español] http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Ring-for-Photo-the-Easyest-Way-Aro-De-Lu/
Led Light ring for photo: The easiest way [english] /Aro de luz LED para fotos: La forma más sencilla [español] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/SMK8/IUCTVJUR/FKGSMK8IUCTVJUR.SMALL.jpg lr2 Light ring for photo?A light ring is a device that allows to illuminate a picture framing it. It is usually composed by a set of lights in a circular shape and a hole in the middle. The device generates an almost no shadow image making it very atractive, giving it an ilumination effect that, usuall...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:52:40 PDT
DIY Pregnancy Silhouette Photo with Your Phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pregnancy-Silhouette-Photo-With-Your-Phone/
DIY Pregnancy Silhouette Photo with Your Phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MQPE/ITO6I0Z3/FAVMQPEITO6I0Z3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MQPE/ITO6I0Z3/FAVMQPEITO6I0Z3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MQPE/ITO6I0Z3/FAVMQPEITO6I0Z3.SMALL.jpg purelily When I was pregnant with my daughter, I got a great deal on a gorgeous beach maternity photo shoot, but the timing just didn't work out for us this time around so I set up a DIY photo shoot with my iPhone right at home... in our guest bathroom no less! I've seen lots of cool maternity silhouette pho...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:52:04 PDT
How to Design a Flat Lay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Flat-Lay/
How to Design a Flat Lay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/3EZD/ITKJ8CDO/F1P3EZDITKJ8CDO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/3EZD/ITKJ8CDO/F1P3EZDITKJ8CDO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/3EZD/ITKJ8CDO/F1P3EZDITKJ8CDO.SMALL.jpg melmaria This mini tutorial will show you how to design a flat lay for social media the easy way!First of all, what IS a flat lay? It’s pretty self-explanatory: a flat lay is basically a photo of several objects laid out in an aesthetically pleasing fashion, usually themed or organized by type. Flat lays can...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:40:15 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I will show you how to make your own 70W "Spectrum Balanced" LED Panel. It features a homemade wooden articulating arm, which consists of several different segments, and has 5 degrees of freedom, meaning that it can tilt, twist, swivel, and adjust to pretty much every possible ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
LED Light painting with 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-With-3D-Printer/
LED Light painting with 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/BWPI/ITCHF1ZU/F2XBWPIITCHF1ZU.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Google "light painting" and you'll find some amazing things. Light painting is the process of using lights (like LEDS) to make artistic photos.In this Instructable, I'll share my process for making light paintings with the assistance of a 3D printer (or other CNC machine)Things you'll need:1. A cam...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:18:09 PDT
How to set up a camera in manual mode http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-Up-a-Camera-in-Manual-Mode/
How to set up a camera in manual mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/N8EZ/ISXDXUPH/FEFN8EZISXDXUPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/N8EZ/ISXDXUPH/FEFN8EZISXDXUPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/N8EZ/ISXDXUPH/FEFN8EZISXDXUPH.SMALL.jpg kaelanib Introduction:This tutorial is for users with DSLR cameras who are not quite sure how to shoot in manual mode. Doing so improves the quality of your pictures as well as allows you more creativity in producing images. It will allow you, the photographer, to create specific effects in your photographer...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:20:32 PDT
Large Off Camera Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Off-Camera-Ring-Light/
Large Off Camera Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/ZWRZ/ISCBF5JL/FQ3ZWRZISCBF5JL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/ZWRZ/ISCBF5JL/FQ3ZWRZISCBF5JL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/ZWRZ/ISCBF5JL/FQ3ZWRZISCBF5JL.SMALL.jpg Simon Kitt After seeing images from people such as Dani Diamond and Jay Russell (aka the Photo Fiend) I decided to make my own large ring light. The off camera ring light allows for a fantastic soft continuous even light source allowing wide apertures and creates a fantastic catch light in the eyes of the subj...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:36:37 PDT
Light Harmonogram http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Harmonogram/
Light Harmonogram - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KT1L/ISCAQH58/FIOKT1LISCAQH58.SMALL.jpg hovver This Instructable shows how to first create a 3 pendulum harmonograph, and then use its mechanical drawing capability to create long exposure photographs of light harmonograms. A little bit about a harmonograph can be found here:In short it uses the physics of several pendulums to control where a dr...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:33:02 PDT
Time Lapse Build - Long Term / Waterproof http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Build-Long-Term-Waterproof/
Time Lapse Build - Long Term / Waterproof - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/N8XU/IRXTOD5W/FQTN8XUIRXTOD5W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/N8XU/IRXTOD5W/FQTN8XUIRXTOD5W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/N8XU/IRXTOD5W/FQTN8XUIRXTOD5W.SMALL.jpg stuartcameron UPDATE 2 (23/9/16)After installing the camera we decided to check on it a few days later just to make sure everything was working correctly. This is where we encountered another problem, the second image the intervalometer took was out of focus resulting in the rest of the images being out of focus....
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:58:45 PDT
Make your own mini studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Mini-Studio/
Make your own mini studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/KPGL/IRXT12LF/FYGKPGLIRXT12LF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/KPGL/IRXT12LF/FYGKPGLIRXT12LF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/KPGL/IRXT12LF/FYGKPGLIRXT12LF.SMALL.jpg mrehan.elshehawy I was documenting some Arduino projects and I came into a problem that I can't take good photos! my projects always have a lot of wires,jumpers and reflective surfaces like LCD screen so my photos always have horrible shadows that I can't get rid of even when I used Photoshop. So I consulted some of...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:41:22 PDT
Capturing the Milky Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-the-Milky-Way/
Capturing the Milky Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/D6G7/IRKFN2JJ/F8VD6G7IRKFN2JJ.SMALL.jpg umami_tsunami Astrophotography is something I've always wanted to try, and over the past weekend, I was able to capture images of the Milky Way for the first time! Although I had some ups and downs, I've gathered this Instructable together so that I can share my experience and perhaps help you capture your own Mi...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 16:36:09 PDT
Kite Aerial Photograph - Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-Aerial-Photograph-Smartphone/
Kite Aerial Photograph - Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/V145/IR80Z1H1/FZ6V145IR80Z1H1.SMALL.jpg JamesPhoto So you want to to take Aerial Pictures with your Old Smartphone?You can do it for a few $'s and I am going to tell you how to do it.You will also need a Kite, I suggest a Delta Kite and a Smartphone.I used an old Iphone, and YES the phone is at HIGH RISK of being lost. Parts you will need to take ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:25:21 PDT
Kite Aerial Photography - GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-Aerial-Photography-GoPro/
Kite Aerial Photography - GoPro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/F7F7/IR80Z5Z4/FLCF7F7IR80Z5Z4.SMALL.jpg JamesPhoto So you have a GoPro Camera, and you wonder if you can use it to take pictures from below a kite.Follow the few easy steps, and soon you will have pictures like the one's at my Flickr website:https://www.flickr.com/photos/142373518@N02/ Part you will need to buy You will need a few specialist part...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:09:18 PDT
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-White-Background-Photography-Using-Smartphone/
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic A picture is worth a thousand words, but not without some effort on your part. My first instructable was so ugly with dark and unfocused images that I never published it. I decided to go for quality over quantity and setting randofo's instructable quality as benchmark, I started exploring how to get...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:23:23 PDT
Simple camera slider for on a tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camera-Slider-for-on-a-Tripod/
Simple camera slider for on a tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T8TD/IQYSXJ1I/FR3T8TDIQYSXJ1I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T8TD/IQYSXJ1I/FR3T8TDIQYSXJ1I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T8TD/IQYSXJ1I/FR3T8TDIQYSXJ1I.SMALL.jpg kenyer For an upcoming project I need a simple slider. (The upcoming project will probably become an Ible) I found two old rails for a drawer and made a very nice slider in under a hour.The problem is that here in Europe you can't find the 1/4 inch screws to connect the camera, so I'm still waiting for the...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:19:41 PDT
3.. 2.. 1.. Blast Off, Aerial Photos that Rock(et) http://www.instructables.com/id/3-2-1-Blast-Off-and-Take-Awesome-Aerial-Photograph/
3.. 2.. 1.. Blast Off, Aerial Photos that Rock(et) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UVZ2/IQQWZDQC/FTNUVZ2IQQWZDQC.SMALL.jpg TnComm Aerial Photography for KidsKids love rockets and they love the idea of shooting things up on those rockets. Add a small camera and they'll have tons of fun documenting their launches and taking some amazing aerial photos. Material Required Model rocket (I recommend one with a parachute and not ...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:06:37 PDT
DIY Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telescope/
DIY Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SMALL.jpg ankitjajoo369 Many people use to love star gazing and love to observe celestial objects,but only some of us can afford a telescope of higher power.In this instructable I am going to tell you how to diy a refractor telescope. Material required 1-Bolt of big size (1 bolt)2-Bolt of medium size (10 bolt)3- Bolt of...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:54:41 PDT
3D Printed Smartphone/GoPro Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-SmartphoneGoPro-Tripod/
3D Printed Smartphone/GoPro Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/T93R/IQ5PTC9X/F11T93RIQ5PTC9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/T93R/IQ5PTC9X/F11T93RIQ5PTC9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/T93R/IQ5PTC9X/F11T93RIQ5PTC9X.SMALL.jpg TunerFreak What is there to say about this tripod design? It's simple, easy to print, and is compatible with both your smartphone and your GoPro camera. So without further ado, let's take a look at how to build it. Tools and Materials For this project all we'll need is a 3D printer, 180 grit sandpaper or so...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 11:35:18 PDT
full spectrum/IR camera conversion, canon sx50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-SpectrumIR-Camera-Conversion-Canon-Sx50/
full spectrum/IR camera conversion, canon sx50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SMALL.jpg that guy who make stuff I originally saw this type of photography on youtube and so i looked into doing it myself, at first it seemed relatively easy, that was until i realized that the exposure times were 4-10 seconds to get a decent shot. this was not really practical for some of the shots i wanted to take so i did some ...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:41:45 PDT
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cheap-Video-Lighting-for-Less-Than-30/
How to Make Cheap Video Lighting [for less than $30] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/XUW8/IPYC9F53/F56XUW8IPYC9F53.SMALL.jpg SiliconHowTo Guys, this instructable is entry of the "Trash to treasure challenge", please vote if you like it.Why do you need video lighting?The best camera will perform bad on bad light conditioning and the worst camera will perform well on good light conditions.As you can see on the image shooting in bad ligh...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:22:05 PDT
Party Selfie Station/Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Selfie-StationPhoto-Booth/
Party Selfie Station/Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XOO1/IPWWSHSX/FFCXOO1IPWWSHSX.SMALL.jpg hugheswho A Selfie Station/ Photo Booth is great fun at a wedding party. Or any party. I have seen several documented on instructables. The focus is often on the housing/aesthetics of the set-up or a form of automation. This instructable is about how I set up a selfie station using what I had lying around and...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:55:13 PDT
Press n Seal Electronics Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-N-Seal-Electronics-Protector/
Press n Seal Electronics Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OQH2/IPOEKQ1Y/F5AOQH2IPOEKQ1Y.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I got the inspiration for this little hack while doing my Photos for a Rainy Day 'ible. I love taking photos in bad weather, which makes for great pics, but often endangers my equipment. I'm usually taking photos from the shelter of overhangs or under an umbrella, but more often than I like to admi...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:12:05 PDT
Travelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Travelapse/
Travelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Y73G/IPOC4NND/F6OY73GIPOC4NND.SMALL.jpg AntoineLaminette Following the directions from my images, it should be pretty straight forward to make your own motorized dolly.But remember this requires a few more tricks than just 3D printing:Buying parts online, most of them on ebayGetting small fasteners Machining pulleys to fit bearingsSoldering cables to moto...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:52:03 PDT
3D Printed Camera Grip: From Concept to Product http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Camera-Grip-From-Concept-to-Product/
3D Printed Camera Grip: From Concept to Product - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/Y93J/IPOA43B2/FJ1Y93JIPOA43B2.SMALL.jpg umami_tsunami My Olympus E-PL6 shipped with a hand grip that proved to be quite disappointing. Its odd shape and small form factor made it difficult to grasp my camera comfortably with two hands, and wielding the camera with only one hand was out of the question. Clearly, the ergonomics of the PL6 desperately nee...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:25:39 PDT
Aerial Photography Super Affordable Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerial-Photography-Super-Affordable-Kite/
Aerial Photography Super Affordable Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZO2I/IPMWN4F9/F75ZO2IIPMWN4F9.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi everyone!Here is a very fun and super easy to build tutorial on a kite that will take a camera up in the sky and let you snap those aerial photos you’ve always dreamt of. The kite actually costs pennies to make but is very effective in what it does!It’s good fun to learn about aerodynamics rather...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:02:24 PDT
Botanical Garden Photo Safari: Bagging the Best Shots http://www.instructables.com/id/Botanical-Garden-Photo-Safari-Bagging-the-Best-Sho/
Botanical Garden Photo Safari: Bagging the Best Shots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VFBO/IPET008H/FA5VFBOIPET008H.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Wherever I travel, I try to find a local botanical garden to explore. Botanical gardens are wonderful places, a confluence of art and nature that present some really great hobby photography opportunities. This particular photo safari was the result of an accidental find: The Kampong in Miami, a fab...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:54:28 PDT