Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - photography - macro - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:58:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Tilt-Shift Macro Extension Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Tilt-Shift-Macro-Extension-Tube/
3D Printed Tilt-Shift Macro Extension Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MJSJ/HVYQ7FBB/FSFMJSJHVYQ7FBB.SMALL.jpg Cpt.Insano Well hello there photography/ 3D printing enthusiast. Today's project aims to turn something like this into something like this, using something a bit like this. I made this adapter for Nikon F mount lenses, but there's no reason it couldn't be modified for other mounts. (The files are available in ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:05:38 PDT
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Macro-Lighting-Rig-For-Compact-Cameras/
Create a Macro Lighting Rig For Compact Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/KZOE/HMMFC8RL/FQYKZOEHMMFC8RL.SMALL.jpg Wildlife Gadgetman In this ‘How To’ guide I’ll show you how easy it is to make a ‘Macro Lighting Rig’ for your compact camera. Costing less than £15 to make, this ‘Macro Lighting Rig’ is an extremely useful bit of kit to add to your wildlife photography kit bag! Time Needed: 2 Hours (+24 hours for sugru to set). Why...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:06:08 PDT
Phone Macro Photography (HQ - using LED lens) http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Marco-Photography-HQ-using-LED-lens/
Phone Macro Photography (HQ - using LED lens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z9TX/HFSHT1WY/FCKZ9TXHFSHT1WY.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a quick and easy tutorial on taking macro photography pictures using your smartphone. The lenses work best with cameras having at least 5MP, with autofocus of course. So whats so special about this mobile macro photography guide? - I found an ingenious solution. The lense that I'm using is c...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 03:52:04 PDT
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Flash-Means-Better-Instructables/
Bounce Flash Means Better Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/ZAJA/HF23WGRJ/FNQZAJAHF23WGRJ.SMALL.jpg Phil B Photography means writing with light. It is not about a great camera, but about understanding and manipulating light. Bounce flash is a good way to produce pleasing lighting for Instructables photos and for other purposes. It can also be easy to do. The photo shows my old Pentax digital camera. The...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 09:25:05 PDT
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Lightbox-for-Photography/
~$20 Portable Lightbox for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/D3CV/HCRVRD4F/FTDD3CVHCRVRD4F.SMALL.jpg The Insomniac Hi there! This project came about from my hobby of collecting and trading vintage film cameras online. I needed a more professional-looking method of taking photos for my ads. I saw a couple of different 'ibles here doing roughly the same thing, but I had a particular requirement: I wanted mine to p...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:44:32 PST
LED macro light - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-macro-light-DIY/
LED macro light - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/8Y7X/HBHGJ43Y/F268Y7XHBHGJ43Y.SMALL.jpg zorwick  I am not big macro freak I don't buy a macro lens to not use it. Sometimes it's handy but that's all for me. Instead of a macro lens I bought three close-up+ filters for my 85mm lens with the filter thread 67mm diameter. First I took some macro shoots using my super bright LED torch, but later of c...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:58:19 PST
High Quality Aspherical Close Up Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Quality-Aspherical-Close-Up-Lens/
High Quality Aspherical Close Up Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TK4Z/H9T4CEFI/FLETK4ZH9T4CEFI.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When I've had my first serious digital camera (a bridge Panasonic FZ20) I built a close up lens (with a lens from a binocular) to add on it, and I've made beautiful macro photography with that.  So, when I got on to an DSLR, I decided to build another close up lens which fits my Canon zoom EF 28-135...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:12:15 PST
Reverse Lens Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Lens-Macro-Photography/
Reverse Lens Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/S3H4/H9G0WESN/F4HS3H4H9G0WESN.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope After making the teeny tiny rocket engine I figured I should do this - all the photos were reverse lens macros... For anybody new to photography, or for the odd macro this is an awesome thing to try, it's tricky to master and very time consuming, or at least I seem to end up really in to it. You ge...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:18:02 PST
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-DIY-iPhone-Macro/
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/W27V/H5JVY0PR/FRZW27VH5JVY0PR.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos After taking apart dozens of disposable cameras over the years, I found myself with a lot of lenses of varying sizes and nothing to use them for... until now! By making a simple carriage that would hold the lens and attach to my iPhone via rubber band, I was able to make a virtually free macro lens...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:24:29 PDT
Photographic copy stand from old enlarger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Photographic-copy-stand-from-old-enlarger/
Photographic copy stand from old enlarger. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/AS0P/H2MYIPLN/FERAS0PH2MYIPLN.SMALL.jpg yellowcatt If you are an keen photographer, then the chances are that sooner-or-later you will want to copy artwork, old photos, small possessions such as jewellery etc. You can do this using a tripod but it is very fiddly to set up. To do it properly with ease you need a copy stand to keep the camera totally ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 16:17:30 PDT
Panoramic Tripod Bracket & Macro Slider (Universal Mod Added) http://www.instructables.com/id/Panoramic-Tripod-Bracket-Macro-Slider/
Panoramic Tripod Bracket & Macro Slider (Universal Mod Added) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/MJJ4/GYQFMZMW/FTDMJJ4GYQFMZMW.SMALL.jpg MacGyver9 This tutorial will show you how to make a high quality, durable panoramic tripod bracket. Most people realize the importance of avoiding parallax problems when shooting panorama photos. While there are a number of commercial products available for this purpose, most I wouldn’t trust with my DSLRs. S...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 09:54:28 PST
Macro Photography and Photomicroscopy http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-and-Photomicroscopy/
Macro Photography and Photomicroscopy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/MSWC/GUKARR19/FYKMSWCGUKARR19.SMALL.jpg tylercard This tutorial will cover Micro Photography, and Photomicroscopy. Before we get started, there are a few things you need to know. Macro photography is the same thing as Micro photography. Same thing, different name. See why here if you must know. I will refer to it as Macro from here on out for ...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:06:25 PST
How to Make a Lynny - A DIY Lensbaby! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lynny-A-DIY-Lensbaby-Similar-Resu/
How to Make a Lynny - A DIY Lensbaby! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/T9R9/GUQ4JLHY/FN0T9R9GUQ4JLHY.SMALL.jpg CameraTester DIY Lensbaby - The Lynny - Similar Results - WAY Cheaper IF YOU LIKE THIS, PLEASE SUPPORT IT BY GOING TO THIS LINK, PLEASE! http://kck.st/uGivd8 This DIY project is made after a Lensbaby, but is built completely different. It’s made of only parts of an extension tube and macro filters. It is ...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:55:15 PDT
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
Close Up Wildlife Photography Without Hi-Tech Equipment. Update. http://www.instructables.com/id/Close-Up-Wildlife-Photography-Without-Hi-Tech-Equi/
Close Up Wildlife Photography Without Hi-Tech Equipment. Update. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/S2XK/GS3BDTJ4/FCCS2XKGS3BDTJ4.SMALL.jpg Nostalgic Guy Back in the 60's & 70's when I was a small boy we led a different lifestyle to most kids these days, when I was four we moved from our maisonette above The Broadway a busy high street in Loughton Essex to Stevenage a new town in Hertfordshire. We were surrounded by wildlife, the road I lived in b...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 18:11:04 PDT
5$ macro flash diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/5-macro-flash-diffuser/
5$ macro flash diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/FDK2/GRYOQM6M/FFFFDK2GRYOQM6M.SMALL.jpg ivars_v There are numerous flash diffuser instructables on this site but most of them are cumbersome, fragile, waste flash power and are not easy to pack. To get really sharp macro photos you must use small apertures for sufficient depth of field and really rigid support and non moving subject. Or just use...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:26:22 PDT
Simple Tips for Great Project Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tips-for-Great-Project-Photos/
Simple Tips for Great Project Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1T5D/GR891ZF2/FQM1T5DGR891ZF2.SMALL.jpg ChrysN Not everyone has access to expensive cameras or image editing software, this doesn't mean you can't have great project photos.  I've put together a few simple tips on how to improve your photos without having to buy new equiptment or software. When I first set out to make this step-by-step my inten...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 19:53:02 PDT
Insect Cooperation Assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Cooperation-Assistant/
Insect Cooperation Assistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DCTV/GN2XMFNJ/FKHDCTVGN2XMFNJ.SMALL.jpg jeoncs Ever wanted to get up close to a bug but you really don't want to just sit with it in your hand? I do lots of extreme macro and this makes the subjects more coopertive without harming them. Materials 1 Bic round Stick Pen (or similar removable on both ends pen) 1 piece of soft cloth Masking Tape...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:15:03 PDT
DSLR macro on the cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-macro-on-the-cheap/
DSLR macro on the cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/3LYD/GJC42RQ3/FGC3LYDGJC42RQ3.SMALL.jpg snelpiller There are already a few of these but I wanted to post my own version as im rather happy with my results! :) The great thing about this project is that you can make it as long/short as you yourself require (longer tube=closer macro) AND it will fit with any lens made for the canon EOS series! :) on...
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 12:29:06 PST
How To Take Great Close-Up Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-Great-Close-Up-Photos/
How To Take Great Close-Up Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/4I59/FZETB6XK/FNI4I59FZETB6XK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/4I59/FZETB6XK/FNI4I59FZETB6XK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/4I59/FZETB6XK/FNI4I59FZETB6XK.SMALL.jpg bloomautomatic Taking great close-up photos is much easier than you think. Based on the multitude of blurry detail pictures I've seen on ebay and craigslist, it must be a skill many don't possess. With these skills I've become that guy#29;at work they come to when someone needs a good picture.(This is an entry in ...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 09:55:51 PDT
iPhone Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Macro-Lens-1/
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:51:41 PDT
Simple Super-Macro/Microscope Webcam Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Super-MacroMicroscope-Webcam-Conversion/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:17:50 PST
Macro ("close-up") photography with an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-close-up-photography-with-an-iPhone/
Macro ("close-up") photography with an iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G1NP/G61AWDWZ/FS3G1NPG61AWDWZ.SMALL.jpg peterbryenton Get much closer to subjects than usual simply by adding a low-cost macro lens attachment to your iPhone's exisiting camera lens -- with no risk of damage. Get a "pocket" magnifier Mine was sold as a Jeweller's Loupe. It magnifies 8X. I bought it from an Optometrist. You can also get them in mod...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:54:05 PST
Photography-the guide to great photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-the-guide-to-great-photos/
Photography-the guide to great photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/DM3W/FZHLAU6O/F2HDM3WFZHLAU6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/DM3W/FZHLAU6O/F2HDM3WFZHLAU6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/DM3W/FZHLAU6O/F2HDM3WFZHLAU6O.SMALL.jpg daniel2008 Learn the skills you need to start taking photos that will draw attention.In this guide i'll take you through the stages leading up to becoming a good photographer. Step one-buy a good camera -This is of course if you don't already have one.If you do, you should consider whether the camera you ha...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 13:32:01 PDT
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/A-2020min-Professional-Quality-Soft-Light-Box/
A $20/20min Commercial Quality Folding Light Box / Light Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZJBV/FVDDPOG7/F1LZJBVFVDDPOG7.SMALL.jpg 2ManyProjects If you have been looking for a DIY light box for product or close up photographs you already know you have a multitude of choices. From cardboard boxes to laundry hampers you might be thinking the project has been done to death. But Wait! For $20 and 20 minutes you can build a light box that is ea...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 08:00:16 PDT
Camera Light Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Light-Ring/
Camera Light Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/L5A8/FSPRPZDF/FHXL5A8FSPRPZDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/L5A8/FSPRPZDF/FHXL5A8FSPRPZDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/L5A8/FSPRPZDF/FHXL5A8FSPRPZDF.SMALL.jpg alexfagundes Hello everyone,Now before I begin, I cannot take full credit for this because other people have done this before. But I wanted to show a step by step guide of the way I did it. This light ring guide will show you how to make an inexpensive light ring that you can build for any camera that's out ther...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 10:01:51 PDT
$5 Macro Lens - for use above and below the waves http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Macro-Lens---for-use-above-and-below-the-waves/
$5 Macro Lens - for use above and below the waves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XF6G/FEMY308A/FRKXF6GFEMY308A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XF6G/FEMY308A/FRKXF6GFEMY308A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XF6G/FEMY308A/FRKXF6GFEMY308A.SMALL.jpg Warthaug This is how to make a cheap macro lens for a camera which does not have a built-in macro feature. The one I am showing here is designed around a housing for my cheap underwater camera, but you can easily re-design this to fit whatever camera you'd like. For those of you who don't know, the purpose...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2008 10:47:30 PDT
Macro Photography Light Source Using Cold Cathode Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Photography-Light-Source-Using-Cold-Cathode-/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2007 15:44:55 PST
Improve your digital camera extremely http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-digital-camera-extremely/
Improve your digital camera extremely - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/28JE/F7PCMVRT/FYQ28JEF7PCMVRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/28JE/F7PCMVRT/FYQ28JEF7PCMVRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/28JE/F7PCMVRT/FYQ28JEF7PCMVRT.SMALL.jpg isr_Raviv in this Instructable I'll show you how you can take your amature digital camera to the extreme using just one item that you'll probably find in every home! with this simple modification you will be able to take extreme macro images with your simple amature digital camera! enjoy this one ! Watch the ...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2007 09:45:30 PDT
Another DIY Micro-Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-DIY-Micro-Macro-Lens/
Another DIY Micro-Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/PQJG/F0ZTLKQO/FQYPQJGF0ZTLKQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/PQJG/F0ZTLKQO/FQYPQJGF0ZTLKQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/PQJG/F0ZTLKQO/FQYPQJGF0ZTLKQO.SMALL.jpg whiteoakart While experimenting with a variety of "other-purpose" lenses. I discovered I had the makings of a really amazing micro lens in my telescope eyepiece collection. While you may not already have the eyepiece described, you can buy one cheap. I have seen them on eBay for $10. The following Instructable...
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