Articles tagged "project"

3D-printed adapter & 4x microscope objective offers impressive macro photos for $25

Photographer and creator Nicholas Sherlock has designed a 3D-printed adapter that allows you to attach a 4x microscope objective to a Sony E or Canon EF camera. The total cost of the project is under $25.

Video: Two clever DIY methods to create your own 'Deakinizer' lens

The 'Deakinizer' lens was made and popularized by cinematographer Roger Deakins when he used a modified Arri Macro lens to capture dreamy, tilt-shift like shots for the movie Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

Video: Blasting away a sensor’s Bayer array with a laser and building a DIY Raspberry Pi spectrometer

Les Wright of Les' Lab wanted to build a Raspberry Pi spectrometer. Like most cameras, the CCD image sensor in a Raspberry Pi has a Bayer filter, which works well for traditional imagery. Still, it reduces the sensor's sensitivity to certain wavelengths of light, like IR and UV. So, Les removed the filter using a laser.

Engineering student created an impressive DIY cable cam with AI-powered tracking

Uruguayan engineering student, Maximiliano Palay, created the DIY Cablecam to put all of his engineering background to the test.

Jared Polin is giving away over $92K in photo gear to kick off his ‘Fund a Photographer’ project

Jared Polin has teamed up with Canon, Think Tank Photo, ProGrade Digital and Adobe to build up an initial collection of camera kits to give to teachers and schools in need of photo gear as part of his new ‘Fund a Photographer’ project.

Photographer shares schematics for LIDAR-controlled film digitizer

The inventor says if you already have a 3D printer this medium format film carrier will cost about $100 to make, and will advance each frame into position ready to be photographed. Once made and assembled it should make film copying much quicker and easier.

This DIY camera uses machine learning to tell you what it sees

What if your camera knew what it was looking at? A new Raspberry Pi-based project combines a camera module with machine learning to bring this possibility to life.

NASA translates Milky Way images into sound using sonification

This is the first time the public can experience parts of the Milky Way as sound, a project made possible using the space observations from multiple telescopes.

A DIY solution to adding a mechanical cable release to digital cameras with hotshoes

Is it the most aesthetically-pleasing solution? Probably not, but it gets the job done and does envoke a sense of nostalgia.

NVIDIA's latest AI project is 'face swap' for animals. Kind of...

Useful? Probably not very, for now. But researchers insist that the technology may have practical applications in future.

These are the three winners (and their photos) of the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project Award

Over 600 entries were submitted for the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project Award. We've rounded up a collection of images from the three winning photographers.

Video: How to upcycle old TVs and monitors into a natural-looking light source

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.

DOTMOT Paper Camera project precisely replicates DSLR camera, lens and flash

This one-off paper camera makes for great photos, but won't be making any great photos.

Photography project 'Selfie Harm' tasked teens with editing their portraits for social media

British photographer Rankin has teamed up with MTArt Agency to create a poignant series of photos for the VISUAL DIET campaign from M&C Saatchi that showcases what teenagers across the world do get their self portraits Insta-ready for the world.