Camera Ripple Effect

About: I like making simple little things that are fun to use I'm not one of those people making huge things so don't be intimidated thinking that I have huge instructables! Though I was thinking about that flamin...

This is a very easy little contraption to build that makes a sort of ripple in your pictures (note: you will need a smaller lens on your camera for this to work.

Step 1: Materials

  1. glue or tape
  2. plastic wrap (try using colored plastic wrap for cool colors)
  3. toilet paper or paper towel cardboard tube
  4. camera

Step 2: Putting It Together

Take your cardboard tube and get a piece of plastic wrap that's just a little bit bigger than the cardboard tubes opening and tape or glue it on so that it ripples in the middle.

Step 3: Using It

Hold your ripple effect creator up to the lens of the camera if it is to long and you see the cardboard cut of the edge until its small enough then twist it until you see the proper ripple effect then snap your photo. :D

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3 Discussions


1 year ago

pls share pictures that you took when using the filter if you make it


1 year ago

That's a neat idea :) Do you have any shots of how it looks?

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Reply 1 year ago

I will upload some soon, though you do have to fiddle with the plastic wrap to make a good ripple. Hope you like it and try making it! :D