Instructables: exploring - technology - video - camera http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 21:25:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Camera-Dolly-for-your-Tripod/
Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SMALL.jpg chadmikell If you are interested in getting more fluid sweeping shots when shooting video or simply looking for an easy way to move your tripod around while taking shots, this instructable is for you. It can be done very inexpensively with just a few tools and a cheap piece of wood. Just a Few Tools Needed ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:09:10 PDT
Stabilized tripod (from vitamin container) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilized-tripod-from-vitamin-container/
Stabilized tripod (from vitamin container) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/RUAK/ICN7GEJK/FIORUAKICN7GEJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/RUAK/ICN7GEJK/FIORUAKICN7GEJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/RUAK/ICN7GEJK/FIORUAKICN7GEJK.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 The tools you'll need:1. Hot Glue Gun2. Any Kind of Knife3. Hack Saw4. WireThe components you'll need:1. A Strong Box (preferably plastic)2. A Wide Bottom to Keep the Box From Falling (I used a part from a fan motor I took apart), And Yes This Is Optional If Your Box Keeps Falling...Step 1:Hot Glue ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:13:51 PDT
Video/Photo Camera Phone Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/VideoPhoto-Camera-Phone-Hack/
Video/Photo Camera Phone Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/D1MY/ICP0W782/FDGD1MYICP0W782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/D1MY/ICP0W782/FDGD1MYICP0W782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/D1MY/ICP0W782/FDGD1MYICP0W782.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 I made this with a handle from a portable radio I took apart and the piece that holds the phone is a car windshield phone holder...The construction of this project was really easy, All I had to do was hot glue them together :)This light-weight phone camera holder lets me shoot videos or photos on my...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:22:46 PDT
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-useful-Rotating-Mount-for-any-Camera/
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick instructable I'll show you how to make a cool Rotating Mount for any camera. It's a very quick project and it's cheap too. Basically we will hack a kitchen timer reducing its shrill sound and inserting a 1/4" nut in the bottom so we will be able to mount it on a tripod.The ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:32:33 PDT
GoPro Gadgets and Film Strategies http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Gadgets-and-Film-Strategies/
GoPro Gadgets and Film Strategies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/W9W2/IC6HSJZC/FVFW9W2IC6HSJZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/W9W2/IC6HSJZC/FVFW9W2IC6HSJZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/W9W2/IC6HSJZC/FVFW9W2IC6HSJZC.SMALL.jpg finmaster12 My brother and father are going on a journey through Mongolia. They are bringing various cameras and many gadgets to create interestingly angled photos and take videos. So, with the travel contest and photography tips contest in mind, I decided I should make an Instructables on their different forms...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:07:48 PDT
Beginners Guide To Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-To-Photography/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:18:55 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
PVC Fig Rig Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Fig-Rig-Camera-Mount/
PVC Fig Rig Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/5COH/IB4AZGA5/F7J5COHIB4AZGA5.SMALL.jpg WardWorks Hand held filming can be bouncy and jarring. You could spend a lot of money on different set ups or you could build the equivalent of a Fig Rig for $16. If you do any handheld filming, you need this mount. Designed by director Mike Figgis, the Fig Rig helps produce steady shots. Your arms absorb ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:41:59 PDT
iPhone Gopro case http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Gopro-case-1/
iPhone Gopro case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/XE1S/IAS1RV2M/FI3XE1SIAS1RV2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/XE1S/IAS1RV2M/FI3XE1SIAS1RV2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/XE1S/IAS1RV2M/FI3XE1SIAS1RV2M.SMALL.jpg zowzow This is my entry for the 3d printing contest. This case gives you greater stability while using your gopro with the gopro app than you would get with a lcd screen. The idea was originally based off of the GoPhone case, check out the Kickstarter link here. The point is that you can film with your gop...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:03:36 PDT
30 Second Table Top Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Table-Top-Dolly/
30 Second Table Top Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you're shooting a small-scale table top video, and want a cheap 'n easy* way to track horizontal movement, this 30 second table top dolly idea is a quick and (just a little bit) dirty way to get smooth tracking shots using things you probably already have in your kitchen. (Thanks to my co-brain ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:30 PDT
Cheap Quick Release Universal Camera Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-Release-Universal-Camera-Tripod-Mount/
Cheap Quick Release Universal Camera Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/OFN7/I9LZB0I9/FXAOFN7I9LZB0I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/OFN7/I9LZB0I9/FXAOFN7I9LZB0I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/OFN7/I9LZB0I9/FXAOFN7I9LZB0I9.SMALL.jpg gperalta01 I thought of this idea one morning when I wanted to record with my iPhone on a tripod because I needed both hands but didn’t want to hassle with putting it in a new mount or having to go through too much trouble to disconnect it. This has enough pressure to angle my iPhone in any direction when on t...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:51:51 PDT
A simple, modular camera stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-modular-camera-stabiliser/
A simple, modular camera stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/9WP3/I9E1COK0/F179WP3I9E1COK0.SMALL.jpg Mika Kuitunen Anyone who's ever shot videos on a DSLR or a small camcorder knows how difficult it is to keep steady, especially if you are moving. I make videos and short films quite a lot and along the way I've built and developed my own rigs for stabilising the camera. This rig is the current iteration and it h...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:03 PDT
DIY camera streaming tutorial for the Easter Holiday: How to stream the image of your surveillance camera to remote places (C# source code) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-camera-streaming-tutorial-for-the-Easter-Holid/
DIY camera streaming tutorial for the Easter Holiday: How to stream the image of your surveillance camera to remote places (C# source code) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil This article is intended to open your eyes to the significance of surveillance systems – especially in the times of national holidays – and it presents how to view the image of your security cameras on remote computers and mobile devices by using your C# WPF application.The idea of writing this tuto...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:01:31 PDT
DIY Glidecam Flycam Skyler Style Camera Stabilizer SteadiCam Video DSLR by wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glidecam-Flycam-Skyler-Style-Camera-Stabilizer/
DIY Glidecam Flycam Skyler Style Camera Stabilizer SteadiCam Video DSLR by wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/OLKB/I7MXHXKT/FE7OLKBI7MXHXKT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Stabilize videos with your video stabilizer system with ease and enjoy good motion shots. It is very impotant for movies maker and you can do it in homeStart taking breathless shots with this wonderfully designed stabilizer ,You can homemade it very cheap and easy
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:47:05 PDT
Hey Clash!! I'm playing!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hey-Clash-Im-playing/
Hey Clash!! I'm playing!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/EWL5/I7OLGCMJ/FYPEWL5I7OLGCMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/EWL5/I7OLGCMJ/FYPEWL5I7OLGCMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/EWL5/I7OLGCMJ/FYPEWL5I7OLGCMJ.SMALL.jpg DamiD96 LinkIt (or Arduino), servo, pen touch screen and jumper. How do I do it? Video to understand. Follow me on youtube!It's easy, You must copy the sketch and attach the pen to the servo as in the video.Remember, jumper is connected to the pen!The end, now you have a robotic finger... For example: Y...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:08:52 PDT
VinePro - Camera Head Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/VinePro-Camera-Head-Mount/
VinePro - Camera Head Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/RKCM/I7D609V0/F0PRKCMI7D609V0.SMALL.jpg Plusea The jungle is full of vines, you're constantly on the look-out to keep yourself from tangling and stumbling. It is basically impossible to spare a hand to hold a camera and capture footage of your amazing trek through the wilderness. But these same vines that are getting in your way can be re-purpos...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:37:59 PDT
DIY Gopro Frame - Marco para gopro multiuso http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gopro-Frame-Marco-para-gopro-multiuso/
DIY Gopro Frame - Marco para gopro multiuso - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IZBQ/I6YXTJ45/F3FIZBQI6YXTJ45.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Este marco lo hice por que queria grabar videos con mi gopro y a la vez sacar fotos con una camara compacta (mi gopro es una hero3 y no saca fotos mientras graba videos). Tambien sirve para poner la gopro y el smartphone como pantalla, o la gopro y una bateria externa o una camara compacta y una bat...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:00:35 PDT
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-TabletSmartphone-Tripod-Mount/
Simple Tablet/Smartphone Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/S5Z0/I6YLVFRQ/FGMS5Z0I6YLVFRQ.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 The cameras in the tablets and smartphones that many people carry in their pocket every day pack a lot of picture-taking power that was unheard of for cell phones only a few years ago!  However, smartphones and tablets aren't typically equipped with a tripod mount.  This Instructable will show an ea...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 15:30:37 PST
DIY Super Selfie Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Selfie-Stick/
DIY Super Selfie Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JBJL/I60016L9/F3NJBJLI60016L9.SMALL.jpg KRA5H My wife bought me a selfie stick sometimes called Wand of Narcissus, which is ironic since I so rarely actually take selfies. But, once I took a look at its simplicity of design, I couldn't leave well enough alone and decided to create the “Super Selfie-Stick.” The advantage of a selfie stick is tha...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:32:01 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:13:22 PST
GoPro Surfboard Tail Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Surfboard-Tail-Mount/
GoPro Surfboard Tail Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/Y48O/I3H5C5L4/FXZY48OI3H5C5L4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/Y48O/I3H5C5L4/FXZY48OI3H5C5L4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/Y48O/I3H5C5L4/FXZY48OI3H5C5L4.SMALL.jpg imcdonnell As a surfer and videographer, I shoot a lot of GoPro footage and am always looking for a new way to use that amazing little camera. One angle I’ve been wanting to get for a while is from the tail of my longboard, especially as I’m working on a YouTube project as I learn to ride a longboard.Since the...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:58:04 PST
TV Wall of Terror http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-of-Terror/
TV Wall of Terror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SMALL.gif bennelson For a Halloween Party, I designed a semi-interactive, never-the-same-twice video wall featuring horrible images of extreme close-ups of eyes and a mouth.The multiple monitors are driven by custom-designed video DVDs and a live video camera feed adds an interactive element. Tools and Materials Thi...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:30:47 PST
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-iPhone-Camera-Remote-With-Lego-Hand/
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For our Sugru build night at Phoenix Asylum, I decided to create a remote for my iPhone's camera. The remote is built from the headphones that were packaged with my iPhone. If you didn't know, the volume button on the headphones acts as a shutter release for your camera. This is a great way to take ...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:48:41 PDT
EASY Extendable Pole Mount for ANY Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Extendable-Pole-Mount-for-ANY-Camera/
EASY Extendable Pole Mount for ANY Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/OAY4/HY3Z9QAN/F09OAY4HY3Z9QAN.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible I'll show you how to make an easy and very cheap Pole Mount for any kind of Camera. I decided to use an extendable pole whose length can be set from 75cm to 150cm.Two weeks ago I realized this mount (photo#2) to put on the seatpost in order to film from a cool point of view....
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:44:10 PDT
EASY Camera Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Camera-Handle/
EASY Camera Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/7RX3/HXCAPO5X/FDV7RX3HXCAPO5X.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this FAST and EASY ible I'm going to show you how to make a camera handle in just 5 minutes for 0$.A camera handle it's basically a handle that helps you to keep better any action camera with just one hand, this means also that your videos will come out without shaking.The one i'm goi...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:28:52 PDT
RC Helicopter Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Helicopter-Camera-Mount/
RC Helicopter Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/R6A1/HWQF27MH/F4GR6A1HWQF27MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/R6A1/HWQF27MH/F4GR6A1HWQF27MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/R6A1/HWQF27MH/F4GR6A1HWQF27MH.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I Recently bought the MJX f45 RC helicopter for around $75 and its turned out to be quite a good helicopter for the price. I soon realized its more than capable of carrying a small go pro style DVR camera without having any flight problems. So naturally I decided to buy a small inexpensive camera to...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:54:21 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
Simple Panoramic Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Panoramic-Rig/
Simple Panoramic Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Below are directions for a simple rig for panoramic video. It was built with free pallet wood and the temporary use of my mountain bike rim. The project took about 5 minutes to put it together. ​Tools/Materials Tools: SawDrillMeasuring tapeMaterials: Bicycle Rim/Tire (26” used for this project...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:21:58 PDT
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-external-monitor-EVF-for-DSLR/
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SMALL.jpg clam8 The cost is around 30-50USD however its still cheaper than paying 200-500 USD for a monitor.The use of external monitor:Enabling viewing the framing of the shots from difficult anglesRemote viewing while controlling a crane of JibAdvantage of this setupAffordable being around 30-50USDEnable to use s...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 11:45:59 PDT
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Podcasting-Rig-and-Teleprompter/
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn This 3d printed video rig will give you many options for shooting the perfect video.  There is room to mount all your accessories from lights to mics.  It is mobile with two large handles to help steady your shot.  This rig can also be mounted to a tripod and when combined with a iPad Mini it become...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:41 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
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Being able to hack and modify random objects is an essential skill. Budget and time constraints often make it necessary to build a project using only the materials that you have at hand. Here is a simple example. Let's say that you are a spy and you need to get a video recording of the secret d...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Wanna be a YouTube star? Well, you gotta have a camera (stand)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wanna-be-a-YouTube-star-Well-you-gotta-have-a-came/
Wanna be a YouTube star? Well, you gotta have a camera (stand)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7V11/HSASKURQ/FKN7V11HSASKURQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7V11/HSASKURQ/FKN7V11HSASKURQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7V11/HSASKURQ/FKN7V11HSASKURQ.SMALL.jpg keokg2 So you want to be a star huh?  GREAT!  But maybe you can't afford a really good camera?  Maybe you only have your phone camera?  GREAT!!!  That'll work but do you ever have the problem where to put the thing?  Mine keeps sliding down when I set it against something or the angle is wrong.  Plus I don...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 17:39:33 PST
$30 IKEA Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/30-IKEA-Camera-Slider/
$30 IKEA Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/LQOG/HRKR3ERM/FKULQOGHRKR3ERM.SMALL.jpg DerekMellott A $30 camera slider, no way! You better believe it. Here is a way to build a simple. effective, and wildly inexpensive camera slider in about an hour. This slider is simple to build with basic tools and has a weight capacity of 11lbs! Lets get to it! Tools Drill and drill bits Countersink ...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 07:19:42 PST
Yes, Another Camera Slider - NOW MOTORIZED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yes-Another-Camera-Slider-NOW-MOTORIZED/
Yes, Another Camera Slider - NOW MOTORIZED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/B34W/HR0AWBCN/FFUB34WHR0AWBCN.SMALL.jpg shootr Hopefully a lot of folks were inspired to build their own camera slider - either this design of mine http://www.instructables.com/id/Yes-Another-Camera-Slider-Idea/ or another that struck your fancy.  I'm more of a time lapse fan than production video person, so motorizing the slider was the real go...
By: shootr

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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 20:28:25 PST
Dropcam Unplugged! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dropcam-Unplugged/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SMALL.jpg HeyMimi Last Fall, I got a neat new toy: a Dropcam Wi-fi Security Camera and have been experimenting with new ways to use it ever since!   A few months ago, I modified a birdhouse to accommodate the Dropcam, so that I could mount it outside, as a front door intercom.  But  a birdhouse with a power co...
By: HeyMimi

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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:54:54 PST
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
DIY Track Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SMALL.jpg mtairymd DIY Track Dolly See YouTube Video for Test Shots and Dolly Track build Tools: DrillTable SawHole SawDrill and 1/2" BitMaterials: 1 1/4” diameter 10 ft PVC pipe (2X)1 1/4” diameter PVC elbows (4X)Plywood - close to size of tripod2 X 4 (30" long)1 1/4” wood screws (6X)Paracord or rope (20 ft)...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:45:01 PST
DIY iPhone Video Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-iPhone-Video-Rig/
DIY iPhone Video Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SMALL.jpg delno I love the iPhone for its photo and video capabilities. I was looking for a way to get more out of these features and came across video rigs like the Owle Bubo, but I didn't want to put that much money into it. I figured I could make a similar rig for much cheaper. The rig adds five main features, f...
By: delno

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:28:22 PST
how to build and overhead camera rig http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-and-overhead-camera-rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/WDQI/HQKY9CZ1/FSTWDQIHQKY9CZ1.SMALL.jpg his majesty i needed to build and overhead camera rig and was looking for some specs on how to but couldn't find any. so here's mine. i later did end up going and buying a $30 tripod that could hold a heavier camera 
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 08:22:45 PST
DIY Time-lapse - Rotation for GoPro, Actionpro X7 or any other action camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Time-lapse-Rotation-for-GoPro-Actionpro-X7-or-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2DBJ/HQ0HS8EP/FZP2DBJHQ0HS8EP.SMALL.jpg Ninjutzu DIY project for a cheap and extremely easy to put together Time-lapse device for rotation using Ikea egg timer and standard flat mount. This is nothing new, presented in multiple other clips, just added to the DIY collection so that they are all together. Creating a time-lapse rotation universal to...
By: Ninjutzu

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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 05:19:14 PST
DIY Clamp Mount for GoPro, Actionpro X7 or any other action cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Clamp-Mount-for-GoPro-Actionpro-X7-or-any-othe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/9RK6/HQ0HS6PH/FH79RK6HQ0HS6PH.SMALL.jpg Ninjutzu DIY project for an universal mount for GoPro, Actionpro or any other action camera, using ordinary Clamp, available in any hardware store. Compared with other DIY mount clamps projects, the clamp used is build by Wolfcraft that have pre-made holes on the side. Those holes allowed to create one extr...
By: Ninjutzu

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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 04:14:16 PST
GoPro Extendable Extension Pole for $8.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Extendable-Extension-Pole-for-800/
GoPro Extendable Extension Pole for $8.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/5OLC/HOUFQY2U/FJX5OLCHOUFQY2U.SMALL.jpg shootr On my never-ending quest to carry as much useful camera gear as efficiently possible, I came upon a post on a GoPro User forum by Stevep64, about an extension pole made with a collapsible walking cane.  While slightly bulkier than the perfect device, this folds down to fit in my bag and is light, st...
By: shootr

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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:38:32 PST
Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Panning-controller-for-GoPro-Cameras/
Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45AN/HMMFCG4H/FYD45ANHMMFCG4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45AN/HMMFCG4H/FYD45ANHMMFCG4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45AN/HMMFCG4H/FYD45ANHMMFCG4H.SMALL.jpg twinegarner This instructible will show you how I built (and you can also build) an Arduino Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro cameras. There are obviously some refinements that can be made to the design, but in general I am very happy with the results that I've captured with it. Check out the video below f...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:11:10 PDT
Camera Suction Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Suction-Mount/
Camera Suction Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/5L75/HMC53R0G/F5T5L75HMC53R0G.SMALL.jpg benfloom This past weekend I had to drive to Philly to shoot a skateboard documentary. I was put up to the task of building a rig to make it easy to film while in the car. The best way for me to accomplish this task was to build a suction mount. Its a very cheap, easy, and fast build. Photo Credit: A. Hale ...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:25:07 PDT
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Conversion-Tripod-into-Steadicam/
Simple Conversion: Tripod into Steadicam. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/VHEH/HKZ9M17Y/FI4VHEHHKZ9M17Y.SMALL.jpg Kiteman One of the dangers of getting into new hobbies is the urge to spend out on gadgets you think you need, but end up gathering dust in the back of a cupboard. There must be millions of dollars-worth of almost-new golf clubs, fishing poles and photography gear lurking, unused and unloved, in the world's...
By: Kiteman

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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:22:21 PDT
How record cinema quality video in Canon 5D Mark II http://www.instructables.com/id/How-record-cinema-quality-video-in-Canon-5D-Mark-I/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/I1QN/HIUWX1B7/F7OI1QNHIUWX1B7.SMALL.jpg ritwika In this tutorial, I will show you how to unleash the hidden potential of your Canon 5D and get cinema quality footage with 4.2.2 color space. This will also help you to get perfect chroma key and green screen from your 5D footage.
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:08:53 PDT
Using Atomos Ninja 2 with Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Mitra 3D Mic Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Atomos-Ninja-2-with-Blackmagic-Cinema-Camera-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2HUC/HIUWZXZF/F5F2HUCHIUWZXZF.SMALL.jpg ritwika Why I do use Atomos Ninja-2 with Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera? l have explained it all in this video. Enjoy some Atomos Ninja-2 recording footage from Santa Cruz with Mitra 3D Mic surround sound. Make sure you listen with your headphone to enjoy the psychoacoustic surround sound, Background musi...
By: ritwika

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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:45:32 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
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SMALL.jpg benster My partners mother has a worsening eye condition (Fuchs corneal dystrophy) that makes reading hard  She's been trying to find a decent solution and has tried a number of things.  Her iPad does a great job for digital publications but simple things like reading the paper can be frustrating. In this ...
By: benster

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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT