Instructables: exploring - technology - video - camera http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:11:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:54:54 PST
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:11:10 PDT
Camera Suction Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Suction-Mount/
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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/
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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...
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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 ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
3d Printed Merlin Style Steadicam: MO-FLO 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Merlin-Style-Steadicam-MO-FLO-10/
3d Printed Merlin Style Steadicam: MO-FLO 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V366/HG85C6UF/FJ8V366HG85C6UF.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Let me introduce the MO-FLO 1.0, another one of my entries into the world of DIY camera stabilization equipment. The MO-FLO, short for MOVIE and FLOW, is a 3d printed Merlin style steadicam. In case you're new to the subject, Steadicam is a trademarked name for a company that produces camera stabil...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:47:25 PDT
Wire coat-hanger hands free phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-coat-hanger-hands-free-phone-holder/
Wire coat-hanger hands free phone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Q9XV/HHS9IF3C/FTXQ9XVHHS9IF3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Q9XV/HHS9IF3C/FTXQ9XVHHS9IF3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Q9XV/HHS9IF3C/FTXQ9XVHHS9IF3C.SMALL.jpg nanoBorg88 It's a bit difficult to convey what this thing does in words, but I think you'll have a better idea from the picture. It's a metal wire bent in a way which it can hold your phone (or any other light object) in front of your face. What's the point of this I hear you ask? You could use it to watch you...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:36:12 PDT
Basics on the Canon Vixia HFR 32 http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-on-the-Canon-Vixia-HFR-32/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/5J7C/HFPTHS32/FSR5J7CHFPTHS32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/5J7C/HFPTHS32/FSR5J7CHFPTHS32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/5J7C/HFPTHS32/FSR5J7CHFPTHS32.SMALL.jpg LizzieB22 Just got a Canon Vixia HFR 32 and I wanted to show people that its easy to use and very comfortable to use. It's easy on your budget and for amateur film makers.
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:33:17 PDT
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane-The-Wooster-Sherlock-20-with-M/
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack The second Wooster Sherlock camera crane was built on the cheap for sure. Using only one pole cuts down the cost. Instead of having one crane that does it all, I decided to build this model specifically for manual tilt shots. The other great feature of this version is the ability to set up the camer...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:38:18 PDT
The Reely Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reely-Studio-1/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Mr. Noack The Reely Studio is a FILM course at Trenton High School. Students in this class work in groups to write, direct and produce their very own short film. Along the way, they must contribute to the instructables community by sharing 3 of their very own DIY film-making techniques. The sky is the limit o...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:58:14 PDT
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane-The-Wooster-Sherlock-10/
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/OU0M/HERLV65T/FC9OU0MHERLV65T.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Building your own camera crane is not as hard as you think. I scoured the internet for examples and came up with a solution based on the materials I had at my disposal. There are many different styles of crane to make and many different materials to choose from. My steps are meant to show you the ba...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:46:18 PDT
Ultimate opensource computerized Slidee rail contruction (part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ulimate-opensource-computerized-Slidee-rail-contru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/UH28/HEBN82CP/F49UH28HEBN82CP.SMALL.jpg ritwika This is the complete tutorial for construction of the Slidee rail with stepper motor drive. The construction photos, Slidee controller circuit and software can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/slidee and you are invited to add and enhance this opensource project. The bill of mater...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:27:45 PDT
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cell-Phone-iPhone-Camera-Boom-and-/
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SMALL.jpg hyperfocused72 Building projects is fun, but it is even more fun when you can share them with other people.  I was looking for a way to use my iPhone camera to videotape some of my craft projects but couldn’t find what I needed, so I just decided to build it and document the process as my first Instructable.  I wa...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:14:32 PST
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-rigStabilizer-for-less-than-10Euro-Small/
Camera-rig/Stabilizer for less than 10Euro - Small or big camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/E7M0/HCV99I58/FOAE7M0HCV99I58.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 This is a quick tutorial I wanted to share with you guys. This is a very easy and cheap tutorial that can be done with some basic tools. You can use it as in the first part and get a more professional look by finishing it with a carbonfiber Di-Noc foil and some black paint if you want to... If you'r...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 12:31:12 PST
Build your own ultimate open-source computerized sliding timelapse rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-ultimate-open-source-computerized-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SMALL.jpg ritwika Ritwika shares her Arduino based open-source time lapse rig design. In this series she will teach you how you too can build this rig under $300, while a comparable commercial one will cost you many thousands of dollars. Everyone is invited to enhance and contribute to this open source design to make...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:34:54 PST
Ultimate DIY Camera Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DIY-Camera-Crane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/TAGJ/HCB8TC8K/FCDTAGJHCB8TC8K.SMALL.jpg timcarlielle This detailed tutorial demonstrates how to build a very professional camera crane for around $40. I know there are a ton of great DIY videos on camera cranes out there, however I found that many of them didn't actually use bearings, which lowers the performance quite a bit. So instead of shelling ou...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:29:01 PST
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-30-Minute-Pocket-Digital-Microscope/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
Camera Phone Extendible Video Boom http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Phone-Extendible-Video-Boom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3VUZ/HAQ33K22/FBF3VUZHAQ33K22.SMALL.jpg BILLETSURFER Camera Phone Extendable Video Boom   This is an easy build with excellent results. If you want to shoot video with a whole new perspective, this is the answer.  You can capture great images, it's very lightweight, it gives you precision control and allows you smooth fluid maneuvers at angles and pos...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:49:26 PST
Create a camera adapter for Tasco or similar reflector telescope. http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-camera-adapter-for-Tasco-or-similar-reflect/
Create a camera adapter for Tasco or similar reflector telescope. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/H1V8/HBHGLIUA/FW1H1V8HBHGLIUA.SMALL.jpg reloadx With this simple little adapter I have been able to get awesome closeup photos and video of the moon. It only took me about a half an hour to make, but it has already given my family and I hours of fun and also hours of footage... you can see some of the videos I've been able to shoot here: http://w...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 19:38:45 PST
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Focus-for-DSLRs/
DIY Follow Focus for DSLRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/ETQO/HAQ2YRLX/FWOETQOHAQ2YRLX.SMALL.jpg tenzijth With HD video being all the rage, I thought I'd share how I made a simple follow focus for my DSLR. There are several different ways to do this, I know I've seen a couple of other DIYs for the same thing on youtube (e.g. using rubber bands, jar openers), but I made mine with the materials I had lyin...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:33:47 PST
GoPro Tripod Stand Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Tripod-Stand-Plate/
GoPro Tripod Stand Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SMALL.jpg antibromide I recently purchased a GoPro video camera.  These cameras come with cases and mounts designed for action sports and have no built-in tripod connection point on the camera.  I'm not much of a participant in action sports these days (my sports car is getting a bit old to pull much these days) and my i...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:39:34 PST
Flying Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SMALL.jpg KRA5H The flying camera effect is simply a boom shot where the camera appears to be flying around the subject. In this video I demonstrate the flying camera effect. Technically one might call it a dolly shot (camera movement horizontal to the ground) combined with a crane shot (vertical camera movement). ...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:40:41 PST
Remote control iPhone recording http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-iphone-recording/
Remote control iPhone recording - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/D8B5/H9G15NDC/FLQD8B5H9G15NDC.SMALL.jpg z_unit Turn an RC control toy into a remote control to start and stop recording on your iPhone. This instructable in combination with a free app allows you to remotely start/stop videos or time-lapse photography. Background: We created a couple of apps that start recording wirelessly for use with our moun...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:50:00 PST
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
Camera Tube Dolly: Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Tube-Dolly-Step-by-Step/
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 10:44:02 PDT
Camera Tube Dolly: Video and Transcript http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Tube-Dolly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/EP1J/H7997RTL/FWCEP1JH7997RTL.SMALL.jpg Almost Midnight CAMERA TUBE DOLLY by the Almost Midnight Crew   We chose this design for its easy to find materials and practical transport possibilities. Moreover, many dollies need you to find a tripod head, for which we didn’t have the budget. 1 Materials Total for a Vinten ProTouch 3809-8 tripod with a t...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:26:32 PDT
Radio Controlled Cable Dolly for Small Format Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Cable-Dolly-for-Small-Format-Cameras-and-Phones/
Radio Controlled Cable Dolly for Small Format Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RH5E/H74328YY/FWTRH5EH74328YY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RH5E/H74328YY/FWTRH5EH74328YY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RH5E/H74328YY/FWTRH5EH74328YY.SMALL.jpg Nachimir Using some relatively simple construction techniques and off the shelf RC parts, you can make a small, fast, reliable cable dolly to carry a small format camera, and get you footage like this: and this: and this: At lower speeds, it suffers a little bit of wobbling. Having a sec...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 02:29:37 PDT
Jack Daniels Independence Contest: Live Production Company http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Daniels-Independence-Contest-Production-Comp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SMALL.jpg sparkyish Thank you for checking out my contest video, I am so excited for the opportunity to start my production company! I have many plans and hopes as to where this might take me, and I already have training-classes, weddings, and musicians excited for the opportunity to broadcast live from locations never...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:41:25 PDT