Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - camera http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:27:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Phone camera macro setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-camera-macro-setup/
Phone camera macro setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/CQLR/HXB3RJ7F/F8PCQLRHXB3RJ7F.SMALL.jpg peterbryenton If your budget won't stretch to off-the-shelf lens kits for phone camera macro work, look around for a used jeweller's loupe in places like charity/thrift shops, car boot/garage sales etc.Blu-Tack or equivalent will hold the loupe flat against your phone camera's lens. Centre the loupe. Check your v...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:34:01 PDT
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-30-WiFi-Pan-Tilt-Camera-Video-Audio-and-Mot/
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO In this Instructable, you'll learn how to intercept the video, microphone, and controls of the $30 Kaicong SIP1602 wireless pan-tilt camera on Windows, Linux, or OSX! Everything is rolled neatly into python scripts; you can use the output data for things like voice transcription, computer vision, ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:11:08 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Articulating Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-Camera-Mount/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 12:01:36 PDT
Universal Camera Mount - Bike Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Camera-Mount-Bike-Reflector/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 20:32:21 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://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
what camera mount is the best http://www.instructables.com/id/what-camera-mount-is-the-best/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:47:16 PDT
Laser triggered high speed photography (for $5 +arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-trigger-for-camera-for-7-arduino/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:14:49 PDT
Infrared Camera Mod (Canon A810) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Camera-Mod/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:16:29 PST
How to make custom grips for your camera using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-grips-for-your-camera-using-sug/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:19:54 PST
Make DSLR mount stand for less than 6 $ using PVC pipes(Monopod/Tripod for any camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-DSLR-mount-stand-for-less-than-6-MonopodTripo/
Make DSLR mount stand for less than 6 $ using PVC pipes(Monopod/Tripod for any camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9VBM/HQQLKZK6/F3R9VBMHQQLKZK6.SMALL.jpg soorajbagal Yes .... No more money wasting on unstable tripods.... You can make your own with just some PVC pipe and T's It's lightweight... It's Perfectly balanced... It's solid strong... It's most customization friendly... I am Sooraj Bagal and I will share my experience about this camera mount This is the ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:19:25 PST
The Shutter School - Episode 5 - getting started with layer masks http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Shutter-School-Episode-5-getting-started-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8BLY/HQINBUSO/FHE8BLYHQINBUSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8BLY/HQINBUSO/FHE8BLYHQINBUSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8BLY/HQINBUSO/FHE8BLYHQINBUSO.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 In this video Vy and I show you how to get started with layer masks in Photoshop.
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:57:37 PST
Arduino 2 axis Time Lapse Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-axis-Time-Lapse-Dolly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/E98Y/HPG4OFPV/FUNE98YHPG4OFPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/E98Y/HPG4OFPV/FUNE98YHPG4OFPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/E98Y/HPG4OFPV/FUNE98YHPG4OFPV.SMALL.jpg jritchey It's about time I showed the internet my time lapse dolly.  This is at least iteration 4 or 5, combining a linear motion rig with a panning rig, so unfortunately I don't have a step by step building process.  But if your like me a photo is worth a thousand words.  I assume seeing the final product w...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:49:02 PST
How To Make a Steady Stand For a Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Steady-Stand-For-a-Digital-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/VV07/HPARX94L/F1OVV07HPARX94L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/VV07/HPARX94L/F1OVV07HPARX94L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/VV07/HPARX94L/F1OVV07HPARX94L.SMALL.jpg buildMASTER_Tyler The parts you'll need: 1. 3/4" PVC pipe. (I made mine 5 feet long, but the height is subjective to you.) 2. A 3/4" coupler. 3. A cork that fits tight. 4. A dowel screw. (My camera is tapped to 1/4-20 bolt thread, though both metric and standard were available at the ACE Hardware I went to.) 5. A pai...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:06:39 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SMALL.jpg hlesliebole Project: Light-Sensitive and Adjustable Dynamic Time-Lapse Photography By Holden Leslie-Bole Approximate cost: $70 without the camera I've been doing some time-lapse photography with my GoPro HERO3 for a while now, and I've gotten some great footage.  There have been times, however, when I've wan...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
GoPro Extendable Extension Pole for $8.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Extendable-Extension-Pole-for-800/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:38:32 PST
New strap camera / nueva correa para tu cámara. http://www.instructables.com/id/New-strap-camera-nueva-correa-para-tu-cámara/
New strap camera / nueva correa para tu cámara. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/36Q3/HOHYKKK0/FNS36Q3HOHYKKK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/36Q3/HOHYKKK0/FNS36Q3HOHYKKK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/36Q3/HOHYKKK0/FNS36Q3HOHYKKK0.SMALL.jpg israbat Como elaborar una correa para tu cámara sin gastar mucho dinero. How to draw a belt for your camera without spending much money. Elementos a necesitar / elements need 1.- Herramienta rotativa / rotating tool. 2.- Correa vieja / old strap 3- Pijas de argolla / Cock Hoop 4.- Diferentes ganchos lo...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:02:23 PST
A Beginners Guide To 35mm Film Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-To-35mm-Film-Photography/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:36:27 PST
Articulated Camera Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Camera-Stand/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 04:06:06 PST
sprocket hole photography http://www.instructables.com/id/sprocket-hole-photography/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:30:08 PST
Stop Motion Camera Dolly From Re-purposed Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Motion-Camera-Dolly-From-Re-purposed-Parts/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 20:39:32 PST
How to Get Started in Trick Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-in-Trick-Photography/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 23:26:32 PDT
Camera Suction Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Suction-Mount/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:25:07 PDT
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Permanent-Infrared-DSLR-Camera/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:56:25 PDT
DIY Light Ribbon Painter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Ribbon-Painter/
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 13:20:47 PDT
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Conversion-Tripod-into-Steadicam/
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:22:21 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
Episode 4: Light Painting - Part 1 - Steel Wool and Fire Poi http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-4-Light-Painting-Part-1-Steel-Wool-an/
Episode 4: Light Painting - Part 1 - Steel Wool and Fire Poi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/WLMN/HK6XMOSA/F3PWLMNHK6XMOSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/WLMN/HK6XMOSA/F3PWLMNHK6XMOSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/WLMN/HK6XMOSA/F3PWLMNHK6XMOSA.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 Have you ever wanted to photograph showers of sparks or exotic fire dancers? Then this video is just for you! Join The Shutter School, as we cover the tips and techniques of capturing exciting long exposure photos. Be warned... this episode is HOT! Special Thanks to My Beautiful Girlfriend/Assis...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 21:36:24 PDT
Home made camera stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-camera-stand/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 20:21:36 PDT
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DSLR-Protection-Against-The-Elements/
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SMALL.jpg tqwerty Okay, so I'm leaving to go camping in two days, and I've been putting off my camera preparation until the very last minute.  I will be going camping on the beach, and I do not want to get my precious camera filled with horrible sandy awfulness. I was originally planning to just put my camera in a z...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 19:47:57 PDT
how to clean your DSLR sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-clean-your-DSLR-sensor/
how to clean your DSLR sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8RHF/HJ1WXDKJ/F418RHFHJ1WXDKJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although good DSLRs have sealed bodies and often a sophisticated ultrasonic cleaning mechanism on the sensor, you'll anyway run in dust problem after some time. This time interval could be very long, since dust enters when you change lens, and many people use always the same zoom. But if you have ma...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:33:38 PDT
Fig Rig for less than $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fig-Rig-for-less-than-5/
Fig Rig for less than $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/6C7A/HIUWZT1N/FJM6C7AHIUWZT1N.SMALL.jpg bleonard5 This is my first instructable so please leave me any feedback that will help improve future instructable projects! Materials Wii steering wheel - $1 at the dollar store toy isle Mini collapsible tripod- $1 at the dollar store Mobile Phone camera mount (not pictured-can be picked up for $1 and up ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 19:27:40 PDT
3D Printed Camera : OpenReflex http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Camera-OpenReflex/
3D Printed Camera : OpenReflex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/SL3B/HJ602VUS/FEJSL3BHJ602VUS.SMALL.jpg LeoMarius The Open Reflex, a research about desktop 3D printing, open design and hacking. 100% Open-Source ! Fell free to copy, understand, improve then share again !RIGHT NOW ON KISSKISSBANKBANK (french Kickstarter-like) !Help me to make an improved V2 !Pledge here : OpenReflexV2 ! The OpenReflex is an Ope...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 09:21:50 PDT
Dirt Cheap Pinhole Lens for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Pinhole-Lens-for-DSLR/
Dirt Cheap Pinhole Lens for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/Q7SO/HI3TYK7Y/FUHQ7SOHI3TYK7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/Q7SO/HI3TYK7Y/FUHQ7SOHI3TYK7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/Q7SO/HI3TYK7Y/FUHQ7SOHI3TYK7Y.SMALL.jpg daddiest I have seen some nice pinhole photography. Mostly are black and white. The pinhole lens is actually not a lens but only a hole. There is no glass, no coating, no focusing ... I have owned several EOS cameras. When they were gone, they left me the camera cap. I used the camera cap to make a pin hol...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 02:45:43 PDT
infra red camera conversion (night v/ xray) etc http://www.instructables.com/id/infra-red-camera-conversion-night-v-xray-etc/
infra red camera conversion (night v/ xray) etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0R8R/HI3QAGWB/FKE0R8RHI3QAGWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0R8R/HI3QAGWB/FKE0R8RHI3QAGWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0R8R/HI3QAGWB/FKE0R8RHI3QAGWB.SMALL.jpg crazyg weather you want to make night vision , wonkee colours, daylight x ray, catch zombies , make trees and shrubbery look like fireballs or even experiment in uv , you will have to get that pesky infra red block filter out of your camera. (ir cut filters reduce uv , most glass does) tools i used here ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:36:20 PDT
Sound Activated Camera Trigger For High Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-Camera-Trigger-For-High-Speed-Phot/
Sound Activated Camera Trigger For High Speed Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKX/6S52/HHS9S3Q8/FKX6S52HHS9S3Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKX/6S52/HHS9S3Q8/FKX6S52HHS9S3Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKX/6S52/HHS9S3Q8/FKX6S52HHS9S3Q8.SMALL.jpg razeksk   To make a sound activated camera trigger the main thing you need is a camera that accepts an external trigger.  The camera I’m using for this example is a Samsung NX1000 Smart Camera. The camera is activated when the external trigger contacts are shorted to ground; so the circuit we’re making s...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:44:43 PDT
Candle Light Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Light-Photography/
Candle Light Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QF1V/HGIEWJHL/FX2QF1VHGIEWJHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QF1V/HGIEWJHL/FX2QF1VHGIEWJHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QF1V/HGIEWJHL/FX2QF1VHGIEWJHL.SMALL.jpg david.beck I'm a big believer in getting the most out of the photography gear you have. You don't need a fancy lighting setup to get awesome pictures of the things around you. Candle light is a simple light source that can provide a rather interesting touch to any subject whether small or large.  Large subjec...
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Fri, 17 May 2013 16:14:39 PDT
Mailing Envelope Photo Flash Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Jiffy-Bag-Photo-Flash-Bender/
Mailing Envelope Photo Flash Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/OL6H/HGH71QIA/FSMOL6HHGH71QIA.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Using a Jiffy bag or Mailing Envelope, some duct tape, and some wire you can make this awesome flash bender to mould and direct your light when taking photos. Rogue make this awesome Flash Benders, that give you great control over your flash photography light, you can use them independently, or com...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 11:22:04 PDT
Get a Epic 1000fps SLOW MOTION Camera FOR $150! and Usage Tips! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-EPIC-TRUE-SLOW-MOTION-TO-1000FPS-FOR-/
Get a Epic 1000fps SLOW MOTION Camera FOR $150! and Usage Tips! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/FYY7/HFSH788O/FBDFYY7HFSH788O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/FYY7/HFSH788O/FBDFYY7HFSH788O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/FYY7/HFSH788O/FBDFYY7HFSH788O.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome   In this Instructiable I will show you a camera (Casio ZR200) that you can buy for $150 that can do slow motion - 120fps, 240fps, 480fps, and 1000fps!  I will also will show you be best way to film with this camera, also I'll give you some very important tips on filming slow motion. You can S...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 23:03:30 PDT
LED array hot shoe to threaded connection http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-array-hot-shoe-to-threaded-connection/
LED array hot shoe to threaded connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/IRLF/HFPTED1L/FBYIRLFHFPTED1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/IRLF/HFPTED1L/FBYIRLFHFPTED1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/IRLF/HFPTED1L/FBYIRLFHFPTED1L.SMALL.jpg rocket I recently picked up a 60-LED light from DealExtreme. This inexpensive light has power settings, is extremely portable, and can be charged via usb. This LED array throws a lot of light and are perfect for photography as the bottom of the LED array has a hot-shoe clip that allows it to be convenientl...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:04:57 PDT
String Biopod http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Tripod-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/QRFL/HF23X6SB/FU3QRFLHF23X6SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/QRFL/HF23X6SB/FU3QRFLHF23X6SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/QRFL/HF23X6SB/FU3QRFLHF23X6SB.SMALL.jpg Blechmen Picture this....  You are about to do a big shoot and everyone is counting on you, you take your camera out. Next thing is the tripod but you can't find it so you must have forgotten it. What to do? This is the thing for you.  Make-To-Learn Youth Contest questions: What did you make? I made a mak...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:42:07 PDT
35mm in a 120 camera. Budget of nothing. http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-in-a-120-camera-Budget-of-nothing/
35mm in a 120 camera. Budget of nothing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/2VT2/HF23QKES/FWT2VT2HF23QKES.SMALL.jpg nseabright Where I am, It is hard to develop 120 film, and it would be much more simpler to use 35mm in my 120mm Diana. This is a simple and free method of using 35mm film in a 120 camera. What you need All you need for this is: ~ One used roll of film. ~ A 120mm film spool ~ Some buttons or something that...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 22:18:31 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Quick and Cheap Diffuse Light for Macro Images and Computer Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Cheap-Diffuse-Light-for-Macro-Images-and/
Quick and Cheap Diffuse Light for Macro Images and Computer Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/VWB5/HD4VDY0X/FEBVWB5HD4VDY0X.SMALL.jpg WarehouseJim Introduction The lighting rig created here is suitable for a range of tasks where you want a diffuse light source. A perfect diffuse light (also called ambient light in 3D graphics) comes from all angles and won't cast shadows or have strong bright reflections.  Contrast this with a point light, l...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 04:53:17 PST
Time Lapse Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SMALL.jpg danafreeman This is a real easy hack and does not require any tools or complex set up. All you need is a TiltPod and an IKEA kitchen timer. You simply magnetically attach the till pod on the flat top surface of the Timer and you’re good to go. Once you set up your time lapse app or the settings on your GoPr...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:57:02 PST
Soft-Box Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Box-Photography-Light/
Soft-Box Photography Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/AY9Y/HD2RMHGV/FXAAY9YHD2RMHGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/AY9Y/HD2RMHGV/FXAAY9YHD2RMHGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/AY9Y/HD2RMHGV/FXAAY9YHD2RMHGV.SMALL.jpg BareConductive I decided to make some soft-box lights for our photography setup in our studio.  The aim of a soft-box light is to create an even and diffuse light source, is is simply an enclosure around a bulb comprising of reflective side and back walls and a diffusing material at the front of the light. For m...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:10:12 PST
Black and white headshots made simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-and-white-headshots-made-simple/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/NWUU/HCV9A27Q/FHXNWUUHCV9A27Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/NWUU/HCV9A27Q/FHXNWUUHCV9A27Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/NWUU/HCV9A27Q/FHXNWUUHCV9A27Q.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 Here is my tutorial on a quick and simple way to set up for a nice high key headshot Feel free to send your questions/comments to my page https://www.facebook.com/DustinThompsonPhotography?bookmark_t=page and subscribe to my youtube channel for more videos http://www.youtube.com/user/TheShutterS...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:32:39 PST
Levitation photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitation-photography/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 Hello everyone! Here is my tutorial on a fairly quick and simple way to make it look like you are levitating in your photos! Enjoy! Feel free to send your questions/comments to my page https://www.facebook.com/DustinThompsonPhotography?bookmark_t=page and subscribe to my youtube channel for more ...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:26:41 PST
CameraSnake Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/CameraSnake-Photos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/MYAR/HBPBRLUV/FJYMYARHBPBRLUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/MYAR/HBPBRLUV/FJYMYARHBPBRLUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/MYAR/HBPBRLUV/FJYMYARHBPBRLUV.SMALL.jpg danafreeman I just put up my first Instructables video last night and wanted to add some good photos of the CameraSnake for you to check out. Thanks! Dana
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Tue, 8 Jan 2013 11:28:07 PST
The CameraSnake Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CameraSnake-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SMALL.jpg danafreeman This is a cool DIY photography gadget that I get so much use from. It is simple to make and works great, I hope you enjoy it too. Thanks, Dana
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 20:59:14 PST