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Articles tagged "diy"
videoOct 25, 2020 at 17:52
Self-proclaimed 'weird lens' guru, Mathieu Stern, has shared his latest video, wherein he shows imagery captured with two $20 projector lenses he adapted to fit his Sony mirrorless camera.
mobileMay 24, 2020 at 00:10
Unconventional and unsightly? Very much so. Effective? Most certainly. These six DIY smartphone rigs won't win any design awards, but they get the job done.
Apr 30, 2020 at 13:32
The new 'High Quality Camera' uses a C and CS lens mount and is built around the Sony Type 1/2.3” (7.9mm diagonal) Sony IMX477 image sensor.
videoApr 29, 2020 at 13:00
Want to shoot some portraits with great lighting while stuck at home? We show you how – and you probably won't need any new gear to do it!
Apr 28, 2020 at 18:47
Photographer and DIY camera master Brendan Barry shares what went into converting his backyard shed into a camera and darkroom.
Mar 13, 2020 at 19:18
The tutorial is based off a similar project from Instructables.
videoJan 2, 2020 at 16:58
Italy-based team Branco Ottico has created a huge new large-form camera called 'Bertha' that can capture slides measuring more than a meter across.
Dec 30, 2019 at 20:32
Industrious YouTuber Sean Hodgins has built his own digital camera from scratch, including its huge 1-kilopixel image sensor.
Nov 22, 2019 at 20:12
Is it the most aesthetically-pleasing solution? Probably not, but it gets the job done and does envoke a sense of nostalgia.
Aug 16, 2019 at 15:34
Matt, of the YouTube channel DIY Perks, has shared a video showing how old TVs and monitors can be upcycled into natural-looking light that resembles light coming through a window.
Jun 5, 2018 at 11:00
There's no practical reason why anyone should make a Canon lens adapter for the 0.5MP Game Boy Camera – which is why it's so amazing that someone actually did it.
Apr 24, 2018 at 15:09
Photographer Alexander Gee has created something pretty cool: the first (to our knowledge) E-Mount film camera. It's called LEX, and when it's finished, Gee intends to make the camera's design files open source so that anybody can built their own from scratch.
Dec 20, 2017 at 20:33
Scrambling for some last-minute gifts for the photography lover in your life? This COOPH video will show you how to make 10 simple and creative DIY gifts that won't take up too much time or money.
Nov 27, 2017 at 19:00
Editorial photographer Jake Hicks recently turned a couple of ultra-cheap household lights from IKEA into beautiful lighting modifiers. Read the full article to find out how he did it, why it worked, and what he'll do differently next time.
Sep 13, 2017 at 16:21
Trying out super macro photography can be a really expensive endeavor, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, photographer Micael Widell built his own homebrew rig for less than $250.
Jul 8, 2017 at 16:00
Eric Strebel's Lumix GF7 kept overheating during long video recording sessions. So he decided to fix the problem by hacking a huge PC's heat sink onto the back of his camera... problem solved!
camera newsSep 28, 2016 at 18:26
Kano is looking for funding on Kickstarter for a DIY camera kit designed to help anyone learn about photography hardware and software. Read more
Aug 18, 2015 at 12:00
Focal Camera is an open source project designed to teach participants about the inner workings of a camera. With access to a laser cutter, a supply of 3mm plywood and the directions provided, you can be well on your way to creating a camera of your own. Read more
camera newsJun 25, 2014 at 09:00
Our DIY forum isn't a month old and we've already seen it fill with interesting projects. Some solve a problem, while others are pure fun. Decidedly in the latter category, dpreview forum member vkphoto has put a Sony NEX-F3 'digital back' on a vintage ICA Toska camera from the early 1900s and a Carl Zeiss Tessar 135mm 1:6.3. See how he brought new life to an antique with a $15 modification. Learn more
Jun 5, 2014 at 16:58
We're pleased to announce the creation of two new forums. 'DIY and Photo Experiments' is the place to show off your photography-related DIY projects, discuss homemade solutions to hardware problems and share photo experiments with other dpreview users. If it's safe, legal, and you figured it out yourself, this is the place to show it off. Meanwhile, 'Underwater Photography' is the place to share and discuss - yes, you guessed it - all things related to taking pictures underwater. Click though for more information
Apr 22, 2014 at 03:00
Blurb, an online self-publishing platform for photo books, is announcing a new program that will allow books created with its online tools to be sold on Amazon. Once a book is created through Blurb, authors may choose to create an ISBN, name a price and list the book for sale with the online retailer. Blurb charges a base price per book to cover printing, and Amazon charges a fee based on list price. Profit left over is paid to the author via Paypal. Learn more
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