Instructables: exploring - technology - pictures - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:53:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to take good Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-pictures-without-shadows/
How to take good Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GTKT/GYUY0HCQ/FTQGTKTGYUY0HCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GTKT/GYUY0HCQ/FTQGTKTGYUY0HCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GTKT/GYUY0HCQ/FTQGTKTGYUY0HCQ.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng As I’ve been making instructables I’ve been trying to improve on the quality of the pictures I take. What you’ll read here is what I’ve learned over the past year about taking photos and how to make my “light box”. The pictures you see are random items photographed in my “light box”. Each picture i...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 02:00:19 PST
How to Make a Raspberry Pi Media Panel (fka Digital Photo Frame) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Raspberry-Pi-Media-Panel-fka-Digita/
How to Make a Raspberry Pi Media Panel (fka Digital Photo Frame) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SMALL.jpg andyjagoe The goal of this project was to create a low cost Raspberry Pi Media Panel--a nice looking screen that could stand in the living room or attach to the refrigerator with the primary purpose of streaming personal photo and video content full time, but also be able to do some other cool things when nee...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:45:38 PDT
High Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-1/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 04:09:17 PDT
How to Take Great Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Great-Pictures-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/KL2D/GP7IIC9R/FXPKL2DGP7IIC9R.SMALL.jpg randofo Learning how to take great pictures could take a lifetime. After all, photography is an art form and like all art forms, it takes time, patience and practice to master. There is not one clear path to taking great pictures and a lot of it comes down to the intuition of the photographer and how it res...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:18:01 PDT
Very Cool Mini Disposable Razor Tri-pod for your camera! http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cool-Mini-Disposable-Razor-Tri-pod-for-your-c/
Very Cool Mini Disposable Razor Tri-pod for your camera! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/IQIO/H9G12R1Y/FEBIQIOH9G12R1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/IQIO/H9G12R1Y/FEBIQIOH9G12R1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/IQIO/H9G12R1Y/FEBIQIOH9G12R1Y.SMALL.jpg jawasan  Here is a quick and easy project you can make in about an hour or two...maybe less! Best of all, most of these materials are easily found around the house or garage waiting to be reused!   I made this tri-pod for our digital camera and I'll show you how to make your own in several easy steps...and...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:44:21 PST
LEGO NXT 2.0 MOTION CAMERA http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-NXT-20-MOTION-CAMERA/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 08:29:38 PDT
Kodak Vest Pocket to Rebel Lens Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Kodak-Vest-Pocket-to-Rebel-Lens-Adapter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/YCT3/H45WXHH5/F1OYCT3H45WXHH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/YCT3/H45WXHH5/F1OYCT3H45WXHH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/YCT3/H45WXHH5/F1OYCT3H45WXHH5.SMALL.jpg johnnyman727 I bought a Kodak Vest Pocket Series III camera off Ebay for about $35 for a class project on film. I enjoyed the vintage look of the photos this camera turned out as well as the analog aperture sizes, but hated waiting for the film to be developed and printed. So, I came up with this simple hack to...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 15:21:20 PDT
A Makers Wedding - Photo booth http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Makers-Wedding-Photo-booth/
A Makers Wedding - Photo booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/DC0A/GUKAQYJN/FWCDC0AGUKAQYJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/DC0A/GUKAQYJN/FWCDC0AGUKAQYJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/DC0A/GUKAQYJN/FWCDC0AGUKAQYJN.SMALL.jpg letMeBeFranks This Instructable is about: building an automated photo booth. The total build cost was around $150 as I re-used a lot of the components and materials I already had in my garage - in addition to what I could salvage from scrap yards. Why? - I decided to build my own photo booth after trying to ren...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 17:14:34 PST
Super macro photography with a coupling ring http://www.instructables.com/id/super-macro-photo-with-a-coupling-ring/
Super macro photography with a coupling ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/LL2R/GTGCR3M8/FZ3LL2RGTGCR3M8.SMALL.jpg nicoo Today is super macro photo day ! Or how to achieve 16x magnification with your DSLR and 'regular' lenses... I have been trying and doing macro photography for quite some time now and I recently had acceptable results I thought I could share. The idea is to combine your usual lenses using a reverse...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:54:19 PDT
How to Take Kirlian Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Kirlian-Photos/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 17:23:20 PDT
Photo Booth with a Live Slideshow http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Slide-Show-Photo-Booth/
Photo Booth with a Live Slideshow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/ZL0V/GLWR1VHF/F43ZL0VGLWR1VHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/ZL0V/GLWR1VHF/F43ZL0VGLWR1VHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/ZL0V/GLWR1VHF/F43ZL0VGLWR1VHF.SMALL.jpg lightingCat This is a project I did to set up a photo booth at an event for my school. We had the photo booth set up in one corner and a projector set up with a slideshow of the photos on the dance floor. The photo's were added to the slideshow right after they were taken and they were also added to an album on...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 14:20:40 PDT
Make beautiful long exposures of whole albums http://www.instructables.com/id/Putting-an-album-in-one-long-exposure/
Make beautiful long exposures of whole albums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/RV11/GE7L4F42/FPERV11GE7L4F42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/RV11/GE7L4F42/FPERV11GE7L4F42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/RV11/GE7L4F42/FPERV11GE7L4F42.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope I saw an article on gizmodo the other day that was just a photo of an album over a long exposure, I'm not sure what process the creator went through but I've emulated it here.  You don't need much to do this:  - A camera (Needs to have control on exposures  - A computer  - A tripod or something yo...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:27:59 PDT
DIY Photobooth http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photobooth/
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Wed, 1 Nov 2006 15:32:23 PST
Transforming Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Lightbox/
Transforming Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VURX/FYAJNS4K/FMAVURXFYAJNS4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VURX/FYAJNS4K/FMAVURXFYAJNS4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VURX/FYAJNS4K/FMAVURXFYAJNS4K.SMALL.jpg Snarky After deciding to sell some articles on an online auction, I discovered that my camera takes horrible pictures. Not being a photographer, I had to do some searching before I figured out how the "pros" do it. The answer; Expensive Cameras, High-Energy Lights and Lightboxes!Not able to afford any of t...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2009 16:06:10 PDT
Take photographs with just your left hand (dSLR camera). http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-photographs-with-just-your-left-hand-SLR-cam/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BAOP/G6MPBZ19/FNVBAOPG6MPBZ19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BAOP/G6MPBZ19/FNVBAOPG6MPBZ19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BAOP/G6MPBZ19/FNVBAOPG6MPBZ19.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 For Instructables you sometimes need your right hand in the picture to demonstrate a point. Photographing with your left hand is impossible: the grip of a SLR camera is on the right handside and so is the shutter button. Turning your camera upside down will place the grip on the left side and now y...
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Fri, 23 Apr 2010 05:20:35 PDT
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Picture-Frames-Out-of-Cereal-free-Box-Cardb/
Make Picture Frames Out of Cereal (free) Box Cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/FZPC/G0AMH255/FSGFZPCG0AMH255.SMALL.jpg Creativeman A simple idea is sometimes the best. Here, I show how to make frames for any of the prints you might like to display, show, or simply have on your desk or dresser. Pictures, no matter how much we like them tend to become passe' after awhile. So why spend a lot of money on frames that could be put ...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 12:16:42 PDT
Photography-the guide to great photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-the-guide-to-great-photos/
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 13:32:01 PDT
Copy Your Old Slides The Easy Way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-Your-Old-Slides-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:17:10 PDT
Photographing Fireworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Photographing-Fireworks/
Photographing Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1BAW/FWMO3A52/FER1BAWFWMO3A52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1BAW/FWMO3A52/FER1BAWFWMO3A52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1BAW/FWMO3A52/FER1BAWFWMO3A52.SMALL.jpg Frivolous Engineering Getting good photos of fireworks is easy.Just follow this instructable... Equipment Camera that has manual settingsTripod Camera Setup Using a tripod is key, because you're going to be taking exposures that are 2 - 4 seconds long and the camera must remain completely still while the shot is ta...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 04:34:46 PDT
How To Make A Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Pinhole-Camera/
How To Make A Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/39SD/FPWWQJKR/F3H39SDFPWWQJKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/39SD/FPWWQJKR/F3H39SDFPWWQJKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/39SD/FPWWQJKR/F3H39SDFPWWQJKR.SMALL.jpg 343GUILTYSPARK Make your own camera out of materials around the house and take black and white photos with it. Gather Materials You will need a box, photo paper, thin piece of metal like a can or brass shim, tape, xacto knife, needle, and sand paper. Make Pinhole The pinhole is like the lens of the camera. ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:59:02 PST
Camera for time lapse pictures made easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-for-time-lapse-pictures-made-easy/
Camera for time lapse pictures made easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/VZ70/FPBKYA00/F0YVZ70FPBKYA00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/VZ70/FPBKYA00/F0YVZ70FPBKYA00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/VZ70/FPBKYA00/F0YVZ70FPBKYA00.SMALL.jpg cateddy I was checking out one of the other Instructables about making time lapse movies. He pretty well covered the movie part. He told about the free software that you could download to make the movies. I said to myself, I think that I will see if I can make my camera into a time lapse camera. I have want...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 19:05:45 PST
Write or Draw with Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-or-Draw-with-Light!/
Write or Draw with Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FXE0/F07SA5NH/FDVFXE0F07SA5NH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FXE0/F07SA5NH/FDVFXE0F07SA5NH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FXE0/F07SA5NH/FDVFXE0F07SA5NH.SMALL.jpg T3h_Muffinator Ever wonder how I made my avatar? or even how these guys (pikapika) make their movies? Here's how!(If you've got lightsticks, check out askacollegekid's light instructable!)Materials: Camera with long exposure capabilities (the longer the better) Source of light (fl...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2007 20:43:06 PDT
High Speed Flash Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Flash-Photography/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2005 15:07:07 PST