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”

12. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tips for Making Beautiful Photos of Frozen Soap Bubbles

Tips for Making Beautiful Photos of Frozen Soap Bubbles

Photographer Jens Heidler, who was recently featured for his macro video of snowflakes melting in reverse, has published a 5-minute instructional video on how to create frozen soap bubbles for dazzling macro photos.

The first half of Hei… Read the rest “Tips for Making Beautiful Photos of Frozen Soap Bubbles”

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 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”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

In 2016 and again in 2018, PetaPixel featured the work of Dora Goodman, a woman who was adding hand-crafted elements to analog cameras. Fast forward to 2021, and Goodman has gone steps further and finally created cameras of her own design.

W… Read the rest “This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras”

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”

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 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”

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”

31. Oktober 2020
von Nicola Tröhler
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tutorial: Make Your Own Hard-Cover Photography Portfolio

Tutorial: Make Your Own Hard-Cover Photography Portfolio

When I started freelancing as a professional photographer, I knew I had to put together a printed portfolio. Unfortunately, I found it very hard to find useful resources on the Internet on how to actually do this. As I had some experience in b… Read the rest “Tutorial: Make Your Own Hard-Cover Photography Portfolio”

26. Oktober 2020
von Dirk Essl
Kommentare deaktiviert für I Created an Open Source DIY Camera Timer for About 60 Bucks

I Created an Open Source DIY Camera Timer for About 60 Bucks

A must-have tool when shooting the night sky is a remote release trigger for your camera. Triggers range from very simple cable releases over phone apps that connect to your camera’s Wifi, to very specialized Intervalometers. I wanted to b… Read the rest “I Created an Open Source DIY Camera Timer for About 60 Bucks”

12. Oktober 2020
von Yifan Gu
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Simple Canon EOS R5 Thermal Mod Enables Unlimited 8K Recording

This Simple Canon EOS R5 Thermal Mod Enables Unlimited 8K Recording

After making a fairly straightforward thermal modification to his new Canon EOS R5, maker/tinkerer Yifan Gu was able to get the camera to record unlimited 8K without having to resort to various timer resetting “hacks.” All h… Read the rest “This Simple Canon EOS R5 Thermal Mod Enables Unlimited 8K Recording”

29. September 2020
von Sebastian Engert
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Fix the Biggest Flaw in the Godox AD600/AD400 Pro

How to Fix the Biggest Flaw in the Godox AD600/AD400 Pro

Photography equipment has come a long way in recent years; staggering megapixel counts, blisteringly fast AF systems, and low-light performance that was unheard of not long ago. But in my opinion, one of the most useful and underrated adv… Read the rest “How to Fix the Biggest Flaw in the Godox AD600/AD400 Pro”

28. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Guy Hacked an Old Polaroid to Print Instant Photos on Thermal Paper

This Guy Hacked an Old Polaroid to Print Instant Photos on Thermal Paper

Electrical engineering student Sam Zeloof recently created something really cool. Using his ample do-it-yourself skills and engineering knowledge, he retrofitted an old Polaroid camera with a Raspberri Pi and thermal printer, turni… Read the rest “This Guy Hacked an Old Polaroid to Print Instant Photos on Thermal Paper”

28. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Build a Giant Soft Box on the Cheap

How to Build a Giant Soft Box on the Cheap

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut of the Hurlbut Academy recently shared a great DIY tutorial in which he shows you how to build a giant soft box using just some foam core and a few lengths of 1×3-inch wood. The result allows you to create a l… Read the rest “How to Build a Giant Soft Box on the Cheap”

23. September 2020
von Seckin Sinan Isik
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Make an Auto 35mm Film Scanner with Arduino Nano and Python

How to Make an Auto 35mm Film Scanner with Arduino Nano and Python

Waiting while flatbed scanners scan a color negative film is nothing to be excited about. This process and the subsequent color precorrection can take anywhere from an hour to two.

Tools available today, such as Negative Lab Pro, make it ea… Read the rest “How to Make an Auto 35mm Film Scanner with Arduino Nano and Python”

22. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Watch This Guy Turn a Classic Nikon FM into a Digital Camera

Watch This Guy Turn a Classic Nikon FM into a Digital Camera

Japanese tinkerer Sanasol has just released a detailed, step-by-step “blueprint” video that shows you exactly how he was able to transform his classic Nikon FM film SLR into a digital camera without harming the film camera a… Read the rest “Watch This Guy Turn a Classic Nikon FM into a Digital Camera”