Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - cheap http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 $30 Lightbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Lightbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SMALL.jpg ynotbegood2all Supplies Needed. 5meter LED strip $8 eBay 11x14 Shadow Box, $10 Michaels (for 2 right now) 11x14 Opaque Acrylic cut about $5-8 12V 500ma wall Plug. ($2-5) misc parts and tools. Wire (old phone cord) free or local 99cents only store. Power Switch Optional $1 All Electronics. Power Socket Option $0.5...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 17:46:07 PST
Photo Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Light-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A light box is invaluable if you will be selling your items online. A good picture will put a seller at ease. So if you want to make a simple one for the cost of tape, a cardboard box and tissue paper then follow along. Mine is small but you can adjust the size to suit your needs...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:52:45 PST
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
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1200W-CFL-daylight-for-product-photography-or-/
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SMALL.jpg kalmarattila Before I started this project, tried a few lights for my product photography what I found at home: desktop lights, 150W halogen reflectors, etc. But none of them are perfect for my needs. :( So I started to search DIY variants to build two lights for myself. I found these, and get the inspiration: ...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:12:29 PDT
High Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-1/
High Speed Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SMALL.jpg geo bruce With this device you’ll be able to: take pictures from anything you can sense or detect: - movement - sound - … You don’t need to modify your camera or flash for this. It’s compatible with the old High Voltage flashes and the new TTL ones. Why I did this project? A friend of me who's really passion...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 04:09:17 PDT
Photo Light Studio for small reflective objects such as Jewelry :) Cheap, Portable, Recycled Materials, and best of all, it REALLY works!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Light-Studio-for-small-reflective-objects-su/
Photo Light Studio for small reflective objects such as Jewelry :) Cheap, Portable, Recycled Materials, and best of all, it REALLY works!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/WMDC/HDYZ64SL/FKMWMDCHDYZ64SL.SMALL.jpg picturesofsilver Five years after learning how to make fine silver and bronze jewelry, opening my own etsy shop, purchasing a Paragon jewelry kiln, all the tools, an OTT light, and  a Canon Rebel, I was finally getting ready to invest in a light box to properly photograph the reflective little beauties. I googled 'm...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 18:53:38 PST
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Lightbox-for-Photography/
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SMALL.jpg The Insomniac Hi there! This project came about from my hobby of collecting and trading vintage film cameras online. I needed a more professional-looking method of taking photos for my ads. I saw a couple of different 'ibles here doing roughly the same thing, but I had a particular requirement: I wanted mine to p...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:44:32 PST
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
Macro lens for phone camera (iPhone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-lens-for-phone-camera-iPhone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/TP43/HBNXWQXM/FU6TP43HBNXWQXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/TP43/HBNXWQXM/FU6TP43HBNXWQXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/TP43/HBNXWQXM/FU6TP43HBNXWQXM.SMALL.jpg lpringiers I am a film student, so one of the main reasons I bought an iPhone was for it's camera. I saw a bunch of really cool instructables on how to  make macrolenses and decided to do my own. I didn't take step-by-step photos cause I just kinda did it on the fly. But I'll explain as best I can. What you ...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 07:34:07 PST
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Photograph-Food-without-a-Fancy-Camera/
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SMALL.jpg bcahalan As a contributing writer for a top food blog, it's no surprise I have to take quality photos of my food to go along with my blog entries. My friends often ask me what kind of camera I have when I post my food photos. You must use an expensive DSLR, right? No, not at all. In fact, I use a simple poin...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 15:50:46 PST
Improvised Lighting Setup (Goodbye Tents!) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-DIY-Lighting-Studio-household-materials/
Improvised Lighting Setup (Goodbye Tents!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/5PY5/HO7XFBIL/FEC5PY5HO7XFBIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/5PY5/HO7XFBIL/FEC5PY5HO7XFBIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/5PY5/HO7XFBIL/FEC5PY5HO7XFBIL.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Want to take quality photos? All you need are a bunch of office supplies and your point and shoot camera! Ever wondered how people take pictures with a white backgrounds? Usually, professional photographers use miniature tents with a white cloth hanging around the back. These tents costs around $20...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 23:29:58 PST
10 Dollar GoPro Monopod!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Dollar-GoPro-Monopod/
10 Dollar GoPro Monopod!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8X6W/HAUNN2SG/F9E8X6WHAUNN2SG.SMALL.jpg theslingshotkid For this instructable I show how to make a monopod out of that useless display box the go pro came with! Materials The only materials that you might not have at home are the paracord and dowel these are both around five dollars. Drill Some Holes! Drill a hole near the end of the dowel using ...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:14:20 PST
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Canon-DSLR-remote/
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SMALL.jpg nk dtk So essentially this instructable covers how to make a DSLR wired remote from a soda can tab and a 2.5mm male to male cable. This remote is just a very simple switch made from recycled trash and common items i already owned. I first made this switch as an emergency when i broke my actual remote, and ...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:55:51 PST
How To Make Cool White Backdrop Photos Like The Pros!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Cool-White-Backdrop-Photos-Like-The-Pr/
How To Make Cool White Backdrop Photos Like The Pros!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/SPCT/H97KLS08/FXXSPCTH97KLS08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/SPCT/H97KLS08/FXXSPCTH97KLS08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/SPCT/H97KLS08/FXXSPCTH97KLS08.SMALL.jpg jackjackboom In this Instuctable you can learn how to make those wicked cool white backdrop photos that make your Instructables look REALLY awesome! All you nee is a peice of VERY white paper, a lamp, and an item of your choice! This project is virtually free! Please Vote for Me in the Photography Contest! Set...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 14:30:14 PST
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-lamp-made-from-reclaimed-objects/
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/46OO/H7ME388N/F8K46OOH7ME388N.SMALL.jpg The Engineer As Hero Photography is about capturing light. Light bounces off your subject, through your lenses, and you freeze it there, so you can show other people your view of the world. Which is beautiful, but it's bloody hard if there's not enough light for your camera to pick up. After my time-lapse photography ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 13:26:57 PDT
GoPro Hand Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Hand-Mount/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9LOS/H7431H11/F0G9LOSH7431H11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9LOS/H7431H11/F0G9LOSH7431H11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9LOS/H7431H11/F0G9LOSH7431H11.SMALL.jpg brittonr Well I bought a Gopro and I soon noticed that you must always mount it to an object to take a video, and I dont really have any other video capturing device. I needed a way to hold the camera in my hand, and of course my first instinct was to check the internet. I saw many peoples ideas on a way to ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 11:49:07 PDT
DIY: GoPro/Camera Clamp Mount - Under $2 - Assembly in Under 2 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoProCamera-Clamp-Mount-Under-2-Assembl/
DIY: GoPro/Camera Clamp Mount - Under $2 - Assembly in Under 2 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/76OQ/H5R9EYDK/FTN76OQH5R9EYDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/76OQ/H5R9EYDK/FTN76OQH5R9EYDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/76OQ/H5R9EYDK/FTN76OQH5R9EYDK.SMALL.jpg dortonward Hey, I'm Doug and this is my first instructable! So let me get started! So have you ever wanted to clamp your GoPro or Camera to something to get that perfect angle? Well this is the Cheapest and Easiest option. This mount will easily hold a GoPro and Smaller digital camera in any positon, and it wi...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 23:13:29 PDT
Build a Horizontal Sliding Camera Rig (Analog/Digital) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Horizontal-Sliding-Camera-Rig-AnalogDigi/
Build a Horizontal Sliding Camera Rig (Analog/Digital) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5IGF/H2WET5AD/FGT5IGFH2WET5AD.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox The inspiration for this project came from watching allot of downhill biking videos , and wondering how the amaeture video/photographers got such smooth shots. After some research a tripod mounted sliding camera rig was the source of the videos/pictures. So heres how to build one. It is a relatively...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 21:07:20 PDT
Cheap wooden plate for pocket camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wooden-plate-for-pocket-camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/SOXR/H2BMNN4R/FZTSOXRH2BMNN4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/SOXR/H2BMNN4R/FZTSOXRH2BMNN4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/SOXR/H2BMNN4R/FZTSOXRH2BMNN4R.SMALL.jpg customrobo This is the wooden plate that I made for my pocket camera. I used a piece of wood, 2 screws with nut and the screw of the tripod. First of all, I reported the length of the camera on the wood, I measured the distance between the hole where the tripod screw attaches and the edge of the camera. I repo...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 12:48:55 PDT
80 CENTS FLASH CLAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/80-CENTS-FLASH-CLAMP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/63CW/H0OJ1C6E/FVN63CWH0OJ1C6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/63CW/H0OJ1C6E/FVN63CWH0OJ1C6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/63CW/H0OJ1C6E/FVN63CWH0OJ1C6E.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hello, Here's my last idea. To say the truth it's not mine, nor it's a great invention; anyway I think it can be useful when you don't have a stand for your flash. It's a cheap, little wood clamp I bought in a hardware shop (I got a couple for 1.60 €). What I've done was drilling a 1/4" hole in it, ...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:34:21 PDT
The world's easiest and simplest macro tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/The-worlds-easiest-and-simplest-macro-tripod/
The world's easiest and simplest macro tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/QKV0/GUMF7PY4/F09QKV0GUMF7PY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/QKV0/GUMF7PY4/F09QKV0GUMF7PY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/QKV0/GUMF7PY4/F09QKV0GUMF7PY4.SMALL.jpg Robert595 Being under a budget, this is what I use to take table top macro pictures. Unlike a Tenis ball which might not support the camera, this will reduce all camera shake, and is endlessly adjustable for even the tiniest changes in composition. Materials: Plastic ziplock bag Rice Hands Fill the bag ...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 08:23:27 PDT
The RPS Lamp for $12 (Canadian!) and 20mins time http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RPS-Lamp-for-12-Canadian-and-20mins-time/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SMALL.jpg cullenstephen The R oasting P an S oftbox Lamp With special thanks to a few inspiring instructables from as many countries, I set out to build steady-burn lamps that would be cheap and lightweight, but give off a good volume of light at a nice colour temperature. This instructable takes you through the steps to ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 11:08:34 PDT
How to do a Pin Up Style Photo-shoot at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Pin-Up-Style-Photo-shoot-at-Home/
How to do a Pin Up Style Photo-shoot at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/LCZT/GRN96ROE/FM5LCZTGRN96ROE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/LCZT/GRN96ROE/FM5LCZTGRN96ROE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/LCZT/GRN96ROE/FM5LCZTGRN96ROE.SMALL.jpg CreativeCate Hey everyone! I’ve been getting a lot of questions and requests for more info on how to take and edit your own pin-up and vintage style photos so I decided to get it together and do another pin-up photoshoot with some friends and let you all get to see how its done! I made a video of the shoot so yo...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:05:37 PDT
Beauty Dish / Ring Flash How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Beauty-Dish-Ring-Flash-How-To/
Beauty Dish / Ring Flash How To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SMALL.jpg lucasonline4 This is my first instructable, and in it, we will learn how to make a mini beauty dish for your flash.  The materials are cheap and the method is easy .  I've started going into studio photography and I've come across many different lighting setups that involve pricey light systems that seem unnece...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 07:12:33 PDT
Soft Box - easy and cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Box-easy-and-cheap/
Soft Box - easy and cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/0XV2/GP7IN112/FH70XV2GP7IN112.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/0XV2/GP7IN112/FH70XV2GP7IN112.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/0XV2/GP7IN112/FH70XV2GP7IN112.SMALL.jpg MRecord I wanted to make a cheap soft box for the studio lights laying around in my room. In my garage i found a big roll of tracing paper. So here is how i made my softbox. Materials: - 50x50 cm Piece of translucent paper (any kind will do) - 2m Wire (I used electrical wire) - Wire cutter - scissors - tap...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 05:44:42 PDT
Photography Studio (On the Cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Studio-On-the-Cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HX0G/GMG2IOG6/F25HX0GGMG2IOG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HX0G/GMG2IOG6/F25HX0GGMG2IOG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HX0G/GMG2IOG6/F25HX0GGMG2IOG6.SMALL.jpg jdogsbart Here is my home made photography studio! For lighting (which is usually most expensive): Two work clamp lamps ( A funky old lamp with bendable fixtures a tilted flourescent hanging lamp (tilted with a chain bolted to the ceiling. For the Backdrop:  Large white muslin cloth (From local craft store...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 13:29:00 PDT
DIY 3D photo/video (foto/video 3D casero) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-photovideo-fotovideo-3D-casero/
DIY 3D photo/video (foto/video 3D casero) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/X5K5/GJQEHTEL/F5JX5K5GJQEHTEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/X5K5/GJQEHTEL/F5JX5K5GJQEHTEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/X5K5/GJQEHTEL/F5JX5K5GJQEHTEL.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 La técnica 3D me gustó casi desde siempre. Cuando yo tenía unos 7 años vi por primera vez esas maravillosas imágenes que venían en el anuario del Pato Donald con sus respectivos anteojitos rojo-azul, y me pasaba horas admirando el efecto tridimensional. Años más tarde hice algunas pruebas con una cá...
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 18:21:11 PST
DSLR macro on the cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-macro-on-the-cheap/
DSLR macro on the cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SMALL.jpg snelpiller There are already a few of these but I wanted to post my own version as im rather happy with my results! :) The great thing about this project is that you can make it as long/short as you yourself require (longer tube=closer macro) AND it will fit with any lens made for the canon EOS series! :) on...
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 12:29:06 PST
$30 Photo Studio Setup (lights) http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Photo-Studio-Setup-lights/
$30 Photo Studio Setup (lights) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SMALL.jpg beetlewing A while back I converted a spare bedroom into a photography studio. I have moved and given away the lights, but wanted to share the cheap and easy to make setup. The 2 light stands cost me $31 (total for both) including the clamp lights. They are made out of PVC and 3/4" dowels. You can point the ...
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Sat, 23 Oct 2010 08:16:28 PDT
10 Minute Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Light-Diffuser/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:24:16 PDT
The Magnifier Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnifier-Macro-Lens/
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 09:57:05 PDT
Cheap Professional Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Professional-Photography/
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Wed, 5 May 2010 21:25:40 PDT
Easy Nerf Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Nerf-Camera-Tripod/
Easy Nerf Camera Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/84ZE/G8TCEVNC/FFA84ZEG8TCEVNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/84ZE/G8TCEVNC/FFA84ZEG8TCEVNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/84ZE/G8TCEVNC/FFA84ZEG8TCEVNC.SMALL.jpg fruitkid101 Imagine you're 12 years old and have just came out of "imaginary gunfights with nerf guns because I think it's cool" stage. You now have all these Nerf guns and accessories on your hands and you don't know what to do. Sell them? How about Up-Cycle them into usable things. So, If you're an aspiring t...
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Wed, 5 May 2010 17:37:59 PDT
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Easy-to-Swap-Adjustable-Camera-Stra/
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SMALL.jpg QuietDelusions Most SLR/DSLR cameras (and even some high end point-and-shoot models) are made to be used with a neck strap.  It's an easy way to carry a camera, but the strap that is included when you buy your camera may not be the most comfortable, and it certainly won't be the most stylish.I found that making yo...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:42:57 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RC18/FZHLA1CF/FNNRC18FZHLA1CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RC18/FZHLA1CF/FNNRC18FZHLA1CF.SQUARE.jpg http://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
An E-Z Mount For A New Pocket Video Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/An-E-Z-Mount-For-A-New-Pocket-Video-Camera/
An E-Z Mount For A New Pocket Video Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ISD5/FZHLAFTT/FFFISD5FZHLAFTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ISD5/FZHLAFTT/FFFISD5FZHLAFTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/ISD5/FZHLAFTT/FFFISD5FZHLAFTT.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I just recieved a new Kodak Zx1 camera. During my initial trials, I wanted to alternate between tripod shots and hand-held shots. It is a little tricky to mount and dismount the camera on a tripod each time which is just the nature of the beast, I guess. So I thought about it for a while, and decide...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 09:14:12 PDT
Simple Camera Stabilizer Under $10.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camera-Stabilizer-Under-1000/
Simple Camera Stabilizer Under $10.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/JYY7/FZ8J4UG0/FW5JYY7FZ8J4UG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/JYY7/FZ8J4UG0/FW5JYY7FZ8J4UG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/JYY7/FZ8J4UG0/FW5JYY7FZ8J4UG0.SMALL.jpg ERCBIENG I am constantly taking photos and video on boats and cars. The problem off shaky video and unstable pictures led me to create a stabilizer for better quality photography. This simple but effective tool has helped me capture movie-like action scenes for my home albums. Tools and Supplies For thi...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2009 19:24:25 PDT
Micro Macro: The miniature lightbox studio. http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Macro-The-miniature-lightbox-studio/
Micro Macro: The miniature lightbox studio. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6BC/FV40AV5Y/FBKR6BCFV40AV5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6BC/FV40AV5Y/FBKR6BCFV40AV5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6BC/FV40AV5Y/FBKR6BCFV40AV5Y.SMALL.jpg vanpaun What is a light box? A light box is a white or black environment made for taking seamless pictures of objects. This version is a 'Micro Macro', you can use it to take great pictures of items for ebay, bugs, and many things. It can also be scaled up to be a full studio, so long as you can find a la...
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Sat, 23 May 2009 14:07:44 PDT
Ghetto Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghetto-Macro-Lens/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:40:29 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
Yet Another Flash Diffuser (designed for a Canon 580EX II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Flash-Diffuser-designed-for-a-Canon-5/
Yet Another Flash Diffuser (designed for a Canon 580EX II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/VIYP/FM68F7WP/FYUVIYPFM68F7WP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/VIYP/FM68F7WP/FYUVIYPFM68F7WP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/VIYP/FM68F7WP/FYUVIYPFM68F7WP.SMALL.jpg jphphotography I know there is a million of these out there but I designed my own anyway. I wanted one that was cheap and portable but was somewhat professional looking so my clients wouldn't think I was a total amature. This diffuser is designed for the Canon 580EX II flash but could easily be modified to fit any...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 03:04:13 PDT
How To Take An Amazing Ebay Photo Without A Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-An-Amazing-Ebay-Photo-Without-A-Camera/
How To Take An Amazing Ebay Photo Without A Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/IZ02/FG7KTG5Y/FIUIZ02FG7KTG5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/IZ02/FG7KTG5Y/FIUIZ02FG7KTG5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/IZ02/FG7KTG5Y/FIUIZ02FG7KTG5Y.SMALL.jpg robots199 Do you have a small object that you can not take a good picture of so you can sell it on ebay? Do you want to sell something on ebay but do not have a digital camera? Well, This instructable will teach you how and all you need is a scanner. ...
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Wed, 14 May 2008 14:27:07 PDT
$1 Camera Image Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Camera-Image-Stabilizer/
$1 Camera Image Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DI2I/FF4B5REC/FKTDI2IFF4B5REC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DI2I/FF4B5REC/FKTDI2IFF4B5REC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DI2I/FF4B5REC/FKTDI2IFF4B5REC.SMALL.jpg shoemaker Add image stabilization to any camera. Works with video and still cameras and costs less than $1.I have demonstrated the building process and use of the stabilizer in this video. Here's a cool little gadget that you can use to seriously reduce camera shake. With this stabilizer, I find that I can...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2008 21:46:09 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...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 18:18:12 PDT
How to Steady a Camera with String http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steady-a-Camera-with-String/
How to Steady a Camera with String - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/SX3Q/FEKDNVAU/F5GSX3QFEKDNVAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/SX3Q/FEKDNVAU/F5GSX3QFEKDNVAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/SX3Q/FEKDNVAU/F5GSX3QFEKDNVAU.SMALL.jpg marc92 This is my entry into the Photojojo contest. If you like it, please vote.Tripods are big, bulky, expensive, and often inconvenient pieces of equipment that, unfortunately, are a necessity for taking great photos. Here I will instruct you on how to create a super-simple, pocket-sized camera steadyin...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 16:40:11 PDT
Void. http://www.instructables.com/id/Variety-is-the-spice-of-life.--How-to-make-your-ph/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 02:12:17 PDT
build a $4 lens with interchangeable kaleidoscopic filters for any digital camera http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-4-lens-with-interchangeable-kaleidoscopic/
build a $4 lens with interchangeable kaleidoscopic filters for any digital camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZI63/FIV128LC/FA2ZI63FIV128LC.SMALL.jpg pdub77 in this instructable i show you how to build a really cool lens attachment for almost any digital camera. with the advent of digital cameras, i blossomed (not like that chick in that sitcom, though). if i had had the money, i would've loved to get into developing my own film and slr cameras and ...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 16:29:38 PST
The $2 LED Camera Light for Video and Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/The-2-LED-Camera-Light-for-Video-and-Photos/
The $2 LED Camera Light for Video and Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DQAC/FB7FPLOS/FGLDQACFB7FPLOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DQAC/FB7FPLOS/FGLDQACFB7FPLOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DQAC/FB7FPLOS/FGLDQACFB7FPLOS.SMALL.jpg prodmod UPDATE: I have a new and improved version with 180 lumensEver since digital cameras took decent video I stopped carrying around my DV video camera and instead use my point and shoot digital camera to take a few minutes of MOV or MPG video here and there. The only problem is my digicam is not equippe...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2008 13:02:37 PST
The $2 Camera Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/The-%242-Camera-Strap/
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Sun, 24 Jun 2007 18:02:36 PDT
Lightning Photography (Super Cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Photography-Super-Cheap/
Lightning Photography (Super Cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/K2R2/F2ZL53WK/FUVK2R2F2ZL53WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/K2R2/F2ZL53WK/FUVK2R2F2ZL53WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/K2R2/F2ZL53WK/FUVK2R2F2ZL53WK.SMALL.jpg Falaco Soliton This is so cheap and easy, it's nearly cheesy. This will show you how to reliably photograph lightning for under 3 dollars. Professional Lightning Photography Lightning photography is some of the most impressive natural/landscape photography there is. Most photographers use high-end cameras with ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 17:54:13 PDT