25. Februar 2021
von Daniel Keating
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Make Solid Developer Cubes for Easier Darkroom Film Processing

How to Make Solid Developer Cubes for Easier Darkroom Film Processing

Over the past year, it seems the whole world has been on hold due to the rampages of COVID-19. In the Facebook groups I’m in, many users were seeing shortages in analog photography supplies. Some online stores stopped shipping Rodinal (a cau… Read the rest “How to Make Solid Developer Cubes for Easier Darkroom Film Processing”

13. Februar 2021
von Jake Hicks
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Make a Negative from a Peel-Apart Instant Photo

How to Make a Negative from a Peel-Apart Instant Photo

Although the original Polaroid as a company is no longer manufacturing their film, their ethos and idea behind instant imaging is still very much alive and kicking.

Brands like the new Polaroid (formerly the Impossible Project) and Fujif… Read the rest “How to Make a Negative from a Peel-Apart Instant Photo”

8. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Modify a Monitor Arm into an Overhead Camera Mount

How to Modify a Monitor Arm into an Overhead Camera Mount

Though there are multiple off-the-shelf solutions for over-head camera angles, DIY-er Jay Doscher decided that there was a better way. By combining a VESA mount monitor arm with a few “universal” parts along with some 3D pri… Read the rest “How to Modify a Monitor Arm into an Overhead Camera Mount”

2. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Student Hacks His Film Camera to Capture Circular Photos

Student Hacks His Film Camera to Capture Circular Photos

Student and photographer Imran Nuri was driving alone one day when he started to think about photography and its shape. He asked himself “why are photos rectangular?” The answer might be obvious, but it also got him thinking a… Read the rest “Student Hacks His Film Camera to Capture Circular Photos”

20. Januar 2021
von Ugurhan Betin
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Face Mask Can Double as a Flash Diffuser for Better Portraits

A Face Mask Can Double as a Flash Diffuser for Better Portraits

I recently found a very practical solution for diffusing a camera flash. The solution is perhaps the most practical thing available during the COVID-19 pandemic: the spare medical mask that I kept on my bag.

What’s great is that I don… Read the rest “A Face Mask Can Double as a Flash Diffuser for Better Portraits”

14. Januar 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera

Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera

Patrick Sullivan is a woodworker with over 50 years of experience under his belt. In this 15-minute video, Sullivan shares how he spent the last couple of months building a traditional large format camera — a project that kept him … Read the rest “Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera”

14. Januar 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für You Can Get Rid of the Yellow Tint from Vintage Lenses with UV Light

You Can Get Rid of the Yellow Tint from Vintage Lenses with UV Light

There are certain vintage lenses out there that are prone to have glass elements that yellow over time. If you have one of these lenses, you don’t have to live with yellow-tinted results: here’s a 3-minute video in which photog… Read the rest “You Can Get Rid of the Yellow Tint from Vintage Lenses with UV Light”

6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why

Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why

The purpose of a snoot is to take a light source and focus it down into a more defined point, but The Beyond Photography Show host Andrew explains in this 11-minute video that the physics of snoots makes them terrible at their job.

Instead, he o… Read the rest “Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why”

5. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Shooting Portraits with a Giant IMAX Lens on a Canon EOS R

Shooting Portraits with a Giant IMAX Lens on a Canon EOS R

In an endeavor that seems to be driven only by curiosity, Photographer Jay P. Morgan modded an old IMAX lens to allow it to work with his Canon EOS R. But just getting the lens to work wasn’t enough, as Morgan decided to take the lens way ou… Read the rest “Shooting Portraits with a Giant IMAX Lens on a Canon EOS R”

2. Januar 2021
von Seckin Sinan Isik
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Make a LIDAR-Driven Motorized Film Carrier

How to Make a LIDAR-Driven Motorized Film Carrier

Despite what some people think about LIDAR for cars, in the near future it is foreseeable that this technology will take its rightful place in our daily lives. Not just for cars but with almost anything and everything. We have already seen Ap… Read the rest “How to Make a LIDAR-Driven Motorized Film Carrier”

31. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für How To Make Your Own Pinhole Camera With a Matchbox or ILC

How To Make Your Own Pinhole Camera With a Matchbox or ILC

A pinhole camera is a simple image capture device that doesn’t use a lens but instead makes images through a tiny aperture. The simplest ones are just a light-proof box with a hole in it, and in this 7-minute video, you’ll learn h… Read the rest “How To Make Your Own Pinhole Camera With a Matchbox or ILC”

22. Dezember 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Make Your Own Photo Paper Developer from Scratch

How to Make Your Own Photo Paper Developer from Scratch

If you’re a film photographer who likes to go the do-it-yourself rather than store-bought route, here’s a fun little tutorial for you. In this 3-minute Darkroom Magic episode by the George Eastman Museum, Historic Process S… Read the rest “How to Make Your Own Photo Paper Developer from Scratch”

16. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This is an Automated Film Scanner Made from Legos and a Raspberry Pi

This is an Automated Film Scanner Made from Legos and a Raspberry Pi

Industrious designer Benjamin Bezine has created a Raspberry Pi-powered film scanner that combines with a film advancer made from Lego and a mirrorless camera that along with machine learning automatically scans whole rolls of film.

Be… Read the rest “This is an Automated Film Scanner Made from Legos and a Raspberry Pi”

16. Dezember 2020
von Ted Kinsman
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Water Bell System for High-Speed Photography

A Water Bell System for High-Speed Photography

Each year I update experiments in the collection of the High-Speed photography lab at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). One of this year’s additions is an air-powered water bell.

In this experiment, air pressure is used to push a co… Read the rest “A Water Bell System for High-Speed Photography”

14. Dezember 2020
von Bhautik Joshi
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Tilt-O-Matic is a 3D-Printed Tilt-Shift Adapter

The Tilt-O-Matic is a 3D-Printed Tilt-Shift Adapter

I’ve been making tilt-shift lenses for a while now, and they’re a bunch of fun to make and shoot with. I don’t think I need to sell you on the creative possibilities of this type of photography and videography.

If you want to know more about the a… Read the rest “The Tilt-O-Matic is a 3D-Printed Tilt-Shift Adapter”

28. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K

This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K

The Canon R5’s overheating time limit has been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Regardless of how or why the overheating happens, Matthew Perks over at DIY Perks has come up with an unusual mod that actually works to fi… Read the rest “This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K”

19. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für DIY Camera Uses Machine Learning to Audibly Tell You What it Sees

DIY Camera Uses Machine Learning to Audibly Tell You What it Sees

Adafruit Industries has created a machine learning camera built with the Raspberry Pi that can identify objects extremely quickly and audibly tell you what it sees. The group has listed all the necessary parts you need to build the device a… Read the rest “DIY Camera Uses Machine Learning to Audibly Tell You What it Sees”

19. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Make a DIY Selective Focus Lens with a CV Boot

Make a DIY Selective Focus Lens with a CV Boot

Iranian photographer and camera tinkerer Alireza Rostami wanted to shoot tilt-shift photos but found the specialized lenses too expensive, so instead he decided to make himself a selective focus lens using a cheap CV boot.

Rostami neede… Read the rest “Make a DIY Selective Focus Lens with a CV Boot”

16. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera

Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera

A photographer in Japan was forced to sell his favorite camera earlier this year after being impacted by the COVID-19 recession. Instead of letting that put a stop to his art, he decided to build his own 4×5 large format camera… u… Read the rest “Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera”

3. November 2020
von Max Doelling
Kommentare deaktiviert für How and Why I Built My Own Bellows-Style Dynamic Digital View Camera

How and Why I Built My Own Bellows-Style Dynamic Digital View Camera

Why does someone build their own camera? Maybe for technical reasons, usability enhancements, or perhaps personal style and artistic outlook. The raison d’ètre for the experimental camera I made here falls somewhere between all … Read the rest “How and Why I Built My Own Bellows-Style Dynamic Digital View Camera”