Instructables: exploring - technology - photography - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 12:35:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-awesome-macro-photo-background/
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SMALL.jpg Instructomaker I recently made a very simple Instructable about how to convert a child-resistant bottle cap to adult friendly. The inspiration was not only to present that neat cap conversion process, but to utilize a really cool method of creating a super simple, endlessly versatile macro photography background ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:58:57 PDT
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Linear-Driven-Camera-Slider/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:27:40 PDT
Build a High Performance FPV Camera Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-High-Performance-FPV-Camera-Quadcopter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:43:04 PDT
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Picture-Frames-Out-of-Cereal-free-Box-Cardb/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 12:16:42 PDT
DELETE TOURISTS FROM TRAVEL PHOTOS http://www.instructables.com/id/DELETE-TOURISTS-FROM-TRAVEL-PHOTOS/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:14:28 PDT
Flexible Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Camera-Mount/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:18:57 PDT
Great Astrophotography - A How-To Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Astrophotography-A-How-To-Guide/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 07:11:39 PDT
Cell Phone as Auxiliary Camera Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-as-Auxiliary-Camera-Lens/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 20:00:36 PDT
Arduino high speed photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-high-speed-photography/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 00:14:29 PDT
How to Use a Canon A1/AE-1 35mm Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Canon-A1AE-1-35mm-Camera/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 13:03:48 PDT
Water Drop Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-drop-macro-lens/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:52:34 PDT
How To Make Your Photos Look Awesome With Photoshop in Seconds (With Absolutely No Knowledge) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Photos-Look-Awesome-With-Photosho/
How To Make Your Photos Look Awesome With Photoshop in Seconds (With Absolutely No Knowledge) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/W8S8/G7DYY1Z0/FLQW8S8G7DYY1Z0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/W8S8/G7DYY1Z0/FLQW8S8G7DYY1Z0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/W8S8/G7DYY1Z0/FLQW8S8G7DYY1Z0.SMALL.jpg hjfast I'm relatively new to instructables. This is my second instructable. I hope you like it! This is a very simple method for getting great looking photos in seconds with photoshop using a blending mode called "overlay". Below you will see the before and after pictures. Alright, let's get started. NOT...
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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 17:45:14 PDT
Make High Quality Pictures With Cheap Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-High-Quality-Pictures-With-Cheap-Lenses/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 02:19:55 PDT
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-White-Background-Photography-Using-Smartphone/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:23:23 PDT
How to take pictures of stars without trails? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-pictures-of-stars-without-trails/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 08:23:53 PDT
Make Your Own USA Passport Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-USA-Passport-Picture/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:39:54 PDT
How To Take Perfect Photos Of People. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-Perfect-Photos-Of-People/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 08:24:11 PDT
Get your photos from GOOD to AWESOME in 5 minutes ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-your-photos-from-GOOD-to-AWESOME-in-5-minutes-/
Get your photos from GOOD to AWESOME in 5 minutes ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/C0ZT/IC2A6ST0/FW0C0ZTIC2A6ST0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/C0ZT/IC2A6ST0/FW0C0ZTIC2A6ST0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/C0ZT/IC2A6ST0/FW0C0ZTIC2A6ST0.SMALL.jpg hugotremolo Hey guys, If you like photography, you probably already have some good shots, but here is a way you can get those good shots from good, to AWESOME !This method takes less than 5 minutes per images, actually, you can do it in 40 seconds maybe ;) you will not believe the results your are gonna get !Of...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:32:25 PDT
Lego Lens Cap Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lens-Cap-Saver/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Macro Photography Robot for about $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-Robot-for-about-15/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:33:34 PDT
Sketchy Photographs http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Photographs/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 23:56:50 PDT
Photoshopping Multiple Objects Into an Image http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoshopping-Multiple-Objects-Into-an-Image/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:05:09 PDT
Cheap Photography: The guide to Photography on a budget! ($20/£15) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Photography-The-guide-to-Photography-on-a-bu/
Cheap Photography: The guide to Photography on a budget! ($20/£15) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3N57/IC1RVYS6/F3Y3N57IC1RVYS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3N57/IC1RVYS6/F3Y3N57IC1RVYS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3N57/IC1RVYS6/F3Y3N57IC1RVYS6.SMALL.jpg G1ggl3s So, a while ago I found a bridge camera from General Imaging Co. Model X400. It's very cheap, (£15/$20) and produces excellent photos for a camera in that price range. With a 14 megapixel sensor, and an easy to use software, its great for people who really want to get stuck into photography, straigh...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:26:09 PDT
How i took this picture and how you can too http://www.instructables.com/id/How-i-took-this-picture-and-how-you-can-too/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:04:56 PDT
Easy big moon photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-moon-photographyvery-easy-levelbeginner/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 03:12:50 PDT
Make macro photography with ANY lenses for FREE ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-macro-photography-with-ANY-lenses-for-FREE-/
Make macro photography with ANY lenses for FREE ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WW6T/IC0CK9AB/FU0WW6TIC0CK9AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WW6T/IC0CK9AB/FU0WW6TIC0CK9AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WW6T/IC0CK9AB/FU0WW6TIC0CK9AB.SMALL.jpg hugotremolo Hey ! You want to do some macro photography but you don't want to buy a very expensive dedicated lens for it ?In this instructable I will show you how you can make great macro-photography out of your normal DSLR kit, without buying any extra gear or expensive lens. You do NOT need to ALTER any of yo...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:44:16 PDT
The Three Kings of Photography: ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Three-Kings-of-Photography-ISO-Shutter-Speed-a/
The Three Kings of Photography: ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QAM7/IBXM5205/F65QAM7IBXM5205.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QAM7/IBXM5205/F65QAM7IBXM5205.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QAM7/IBXM5205/F65QAM7IBXM5205.SMALL.jpg ZRedstoner In order to take more awesome pictures, one must have a fairly good understanding of ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture, sometimes called the "exposure triangle". A brief introduction to the trio would be thus: ISO is the level of sensitivity of your camera to available light. The lower the ISO number...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:50:37 PDT
Rainbow maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-maker/
Rainbow maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa A simple gadget to create rainbows for light painting. It can also be used in other interesting ways to light paint big areas of something or thin air. Photography is made in low ambient light - at night in an open space where you can move freely. The exposure is not critical, on this pictures it va...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 17:55:12 PDT
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pixel-Stick/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 20:25:03 PDT
How to take Startrail Photographs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-Startrail-Photographs/
How to take Startrail Photographs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/D3XI/IBUSY3LD/FLVD3XIIBUSY3LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/D3XI/IBUSY3LD/FLVD3XIIBUSY3LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/D3XI/IBUSY3LD/FLVD3XIIBUSY3LD.SMALL.jpg BenS5 Startrail photographs are long exposure photographs which show the apparent movement of stars through the sky in a circular motion.These photographs can be taken to measure the rotation of the earth (or length of the sidereal day) or simply because they produce a very interesting and artistic image....
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 07:39:31 PDT
Star trails: a beginners guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-trails-a-beginners-guide/
Star trails: a beginners guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXT/AAPY/IBT7ADV9/FXTAAPYIBT7ADV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXT/AAPY/IBT7ADV9/FXTAAPYIBT7ADV9.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXT/AAPY/IBT7ADV9/FXTAAPYIBT7ADV9.SMALL.jpg the binks I love being outside, im one of those people who gets antsy if their stuck in the house for too long. And being outside at night adds a whole new dimension to places you might have visited a hundred times before.There not many things better than being outside on a clear night, weather its round a ca...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:27:22 PDT
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Raw Files And Raw Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Complete-Beginners-Guide-to-Raw-Files-And-Raw-Pr/
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Raw Files And Raw Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SMALL.jpg blinkyblinky One of the first things I learned about in photography was about a file type known as a Raw file. Often times when someone begins in photography, he or she doesn't realize the potential of Raw files. At first I didn't see the use for raw files, they seemed to offer nothing that I truly needed that I...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:40:54 PDT
Quick & Easy Tabletop Photo Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Tabletop-Photo-Studio/
Quick & Easy Tabletop Photo Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Whether it's to document your collectibles, for the photo hobbyist, for Esty, Ebay, Instructables or some other project that requires halfway decent photos of small things (or large - this project scales up or down), having an easy way to take quick, clean photos is not only handy, but in the case ...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 14:13:33 PDT
Hidden GoPro Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-GoPro-Security-Camera/
Hidden GoPro Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Hidden GoPro Security Camera was inspired by Sherlock's hidden camera in the CBS show Elementary. Above, Sherlock is seen extracting video soon after his home was breached by an intruder. What if an intruder breaks into your home and steals all of your belongings? Better hope they don't steal yo...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:56:26 PDT
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Film-Negatives-Without-A-Scanner/
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SMALL.jpg jason.burr.946 In this instructable I will show you how to turn your negative film to a digital positive using stuff you have laying around the house, a digital camera and free software. Sound cool? Great read on. If you just want to dig right in go ahead and skip to the next section.Many, many, many (too many man...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:21:39 PDT
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Perfect-Instructab/
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Ever since i got into the world of instructables and have started posting instructables i have faced a trivial challenge. I see many pro authors posting instructables with absolutely amazing photos showing their step by step process. At that stage even if i tried i couldn't achieve such pacifying ph...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:28:23 PDT
S530 Hexacopter --The 3D-Printed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/S530-Hexacopter-The-Fully-3D-Printed-Frame/
S530 Hexacopter --The 3D-Printed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/OCH4/IANS9Y95/FDVOCH4IANS9Y95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/OCH4/IANS9Y95/FDVOCH4IANS9Y95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/OCH4/IANS9Y95/FDVOCH4IANS9Y95.SMALL.jpg LoganJ3 The S530This is the Instructable for the fully 3D-printable hexacopter I designed and have named the S530. I named it that because the DJI S900 and S1000 fold downwards as well, and because the diameter from the center of one motor to the opposite is approximately 530mm. I really enjoyed creating, d...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:41:02 PDT
Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper, A Smartphone and a Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Shooting-Simple-Product-Photos-with-Printer-Paper-/
Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper, A Smartphone and a Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/Z2TY/IAMCE0S9/FHEZ2TYIAMCE0S9.SMALL.jpg superaudiomadras Short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a professional looking product photo using any camera, natural window light and a few sheets of white printer paper. Stuff You Need 1) A flat surface or a wall2) A smart phone or any camera3) A few sheets of A4 paper or printer paper...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 04:50:29 PDT
1 minute Fake depth of field [FASTEST AND EASIEST!] http://www.instructables.com/id/1-minute-Fake-depth-of-field-FASTEST-AND-EASIEST/
1 minute Fake depth of field [FASTEST AND EASIEST!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/V0LV/IA5IY89Q/FBLV0LVIA5IY89Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/V0LV/IA5IY89Q/FBLV0LVIA5IY89Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/V0LV/IA5IY89Q/FBLV0LVIA5IY89Q.SMALL.jpg crazy lazy man Welcome! I Will teach you the fastest way on faking "Depth of field"This is the easiest and fastest technique I know, so I am sharing this .What is "Depth of field"?Depth of field is the blurred part in an image which defines how far the object from the from the focused object by blurring it.What so...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:38:16 PDT
Aircraft HDR Photo Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Aircraft-HDR-Photo-Processing/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 10:46:47 PDT
Raspberry Pi moving timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-moving-timelapse/
Raspberry Pi moving timelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FNZP/IA0WIABF/FFHFNZPIA0WIABF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FNZP/IA0WIABF/FFHFNZPIA0WIABF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/FNZP/IA0WIABF/FFHFNZPIA0WIABF.SMALL.jpg telonics This is how to use a raspberry pi along with it's camera to create beautiful moving timelapse videos (called hyperlapse vidoes)things you need: A raspberry Pi. The instructions are for a Raspberry Pi B+ but you can adapt for other models (the pin layout may be different) A raspberry Pi Camera mo...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Easy Cool Looking Photoshop Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cool-Looking-Photoshop-Tutorial/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 13:26:23 PDT
Fabric Photography Sweep http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Photography-Sweep/
Fabric Photography Sweep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ARTE/GFRWRZTD/F5GARTEGFRWRZTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ARTE/GFRWRZTD/F5GARTEGFRWRZTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ARTE/GFRWRZTD/F5GARTEGFRWRZTD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Want to take pictures that look clean and professional.  Use this easy photo backdrop to enhance the quality of your photos. We have a paper photo sweep in the office, but since I make a lot of my projects at home I wanted a space where I could take nice pictures.  This photography sweep is easy to...
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 12:42:47 PST
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Intervalometer-from-a-cheap-shutter-rele/
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/M4K0/I8PQWSUQ/F2ZM4K0I8PQWSUQ.SMALL.jpg raht Have you ever wanted to make one of those cool timelapse videos of a starry nighttime sky? I've wanted to be able to shoot one with my camera but never could make myself sit out in the mosquitoes all night pressing the shutter every "X" number of minutes. I have a simple manual remote shutter trigg...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:55:37 PDT
Time Lapse Rover for eMotimo TB3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Rover-for-eMotimo-TB3/
Time Lapse Rover for eMotimo TB3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/VCVN/I8766AN5/FKEVCVNI8766AN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/VCVN/I8766AN5/FKEVCVNI8766AN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/VCVN/I8766AN5/FKEVCVNI8766AN5.SMALL.jpg MichaelMikkelson Time lapse footage is becoming very popular, and adding motion to the clips adds interest to the final results. Using an eMotimo TB3 as the controller, I was originally limited to a 6 foot rail system for 3-axis motion. I wanted something stable for the camera, but also be able to traverse a number...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 20:37:43 PDT
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Ring-Light-for-MiniaturesMacro-Photography/
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SMALL.jpg Snowfern I have always struggled with lighting for my miniature photography, and decided to go with making my own DIY LED ring light after seeing this instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macr...It took me about half an hour to put it together as I had all the items at hand, but it was ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:01:03 PDT
High-Speed Photography For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-For-Beginners/
High-Speed Photography For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0TLW/I7QPQ7RV/FKE0TLWI7QPQ7RV.SMALL.jpg lilninja42 High-speed photography is used to capture fast movement instantly. Generally, high-speed photography is done in a dark room, with dedicated equipment, like an external flash and a remote or sound activated trigger.This tutorial will go over how to capture high-speed photography, without the need of ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:24 PDT
FBRKN Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/STPLN-Pinhole-Camera/
FBRKN Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/3O6P/I7N65PL8/FJ23O6PI7N65PL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/3O6P/I7N65PL8/FJ23O6PI7N65PL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/3O6P/I7N65PL8/FJ23O6PI7N65PL8.SMALL.jpg FBRKN In this guide you will learn how to make a pinhole camera that uses photographic paper. Before you start In this project you will need to start by downloading the Illustrator file "FBRKN Pinhole Camera.ai" and then lasercut the design with a 4mm 40x60 cm MDF board. When you´ve cut your pieces ...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:54:57 PDT
Floppy Disk Sun Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Sun-Filter/
Floppy Disk Sun Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SMALL.jpg tbh-1138 Several months ago I posted an Instructable about making a simple sun filter with a black marker and a sheet protector. That approach, although it did block out most of the light, didn't work very well and threw everything out of focus. This one, using a floppy disk and some card stock, works much b...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:42:29 PDT
Cyanotypes - super easy photo prints at home. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyanotypes---super-easy-photo-prints-at-home./
Cyanotypes - super easy photo prints at home. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/3WKX/UIKES9J5AP6/FXB3WKXUIKES9J5AP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/3WKX/UIKES9J5AP6/FXB3WKXUIKES9J5AP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/3WKX/UIKES9J5AP6/FXB3WKXUIKES9J5AP6.SMALL.jpg ian The goal of this instructable is to explain the cyanotype process. Cyanotype is a super easy (and cheap) photo printing process that you can do at home with a few special materials. Digital pictures printed as cyanotypes make great gifts.Some history, from wikipedia :Cyanotype is an old monochrome...
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Tue, 26 Sep 2006 05:31:35 PDT