Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - iphone - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:49:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to take great photos with an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-take-great-photos-with-an-iPhone/
how to take great photos with an iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Most of us carry a smartphone with us everywhere these days, so it's important to know how to use your smartphone camera to take great photos! I've only had a smartphone for a couple years, and I've loved having a decent camera to document things I'm doing or take quick photos to remember something ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:14:43 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
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
Holiday Light Bokeh for iPhone or any Smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Light-Bokeh-for-iPhone-or-any-Smartphone/
Holiday Light Bokeh for iPhone or any Smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SMALL.jpg DemetriS 'Tis the season for holiday lights and fun photos! And what better way to capture all those pretty lights than bokeh photography? In this Instructable, I will show you how to take bokeh photos with your iPhone or smartphone. There are apps that superimpose blurs, spots, and streaks, but our aim is t...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 20:42:41 PST
How to make a very effective and cheap micro/macro lens for an iPhone or any smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-very-effective-and-cheap-macro-lens-/
How to make a very effective and cheap micro/macro lens for an iPhone or any smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SMALL.jpg DemetriS In this instructable, I will explain how I've created macro lenses for my iPhone 4 by salvaging parts from old digital cameras. Why buy expensive lens attachments when they are already lying around your house? Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for any damage you may do to your device or yoursel...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:43:01 PST
iPhone Camera Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Camera-Remote/
iPhone Camera Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura As a an avid photographer, I carry two things on me constantly - my phone and my camera. Once I discovered there was a way for me to use my iPhone as a camera remote with the DSLRbot app, I knew I could easily build my own remote trigger for my DSLR with Radio Shack parts. Materials File D...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:06:10 PDT
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-DIY-iPhone-Macro/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:24:29 PDT
Curiously Strong Tripod Mount for iPod Touch 4+ http://www.instructables.com/id/Curiously-Strong-Tripod-Mount-for-iPod-Touch-4/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:03:00 PST
How to turn your iPhone into a Microscope or Spotting Scope Eyepiece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-iPhone-into-a-Microscope-or-Spott/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SMALL.jpg andymill We've designed an adapter that converts smartphones, Android phones, and iPhones into digital eyepieces for microscopes or spotting scopes — we're calling the device the SkyLight. We want to show you how we made the device and how you can make your own and start enjoying microscope or spotting scop...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 21:03:48 PST
Lego iPhone Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-iPhone-Camera/
Lego iPhone Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/GDU7/GRTHXE3G/FGKGDU7GRTHXE3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/GDU7/GRTHXE3G/FGKGDU7GRTHXE3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/GDU7/GRTHXE3G/FGKGDU7GRTHXE3G.SMALL.jpg mkim00 Be the life of the party when you start taking real photos with a Lego camera!!!  In reality, this is just a case for an iPhone 4, but the iPhone 4 is a very capable picture taker and its small form factor makes it ideal for serving as the guts of this Lego camera. Difficulty Level:  Easy Approxima...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 02:09:58 PDT
Iphone Camera Deluxe http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Camera-Deluxe/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 06:24:45 PDT
iPhone Tripod Mount from OtterBox Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Tripod-Mount-from-OtterBox-Holster/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 21:00:52 PST
iPhone Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Macro-Lens-1/
iPhone Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YP9/GBZYUT8L/FW17YP9GBZYUT8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YP9/GBZYUT8L/FW17YP9GBZYUT8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YP9/GBZYUT8L/FW17YP9GBZYUT8L.SMALL.jpg RVogel I've always loved close-up photography starting with a book I remember from first grade on spiders. I actually couldn't get past the first few pages of the book without freaking out and slamming the book shut, but I always came back for more. About a year ago I made a clip-on lens for my iPhone and...
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:51:41 PDT
Macro ("close-up") photography with an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-close-up-photography-with-an-iPhone/
Macro ("close-up") photography with an iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SMALL.jpg peterbryenton Get much closer to subjects than usual simply by adding a low-cost macro lens attachment to your iPhone's exisiting camera lens -- with no risk of damage. Get a "pocket" magnifier Mine was sold as a Jeweller's Loupe. It magnifies 8X. I bought it from an Optometrist. You can also get them in mod...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:54:05 PST