DIY

This guy built a memory box that shows photos on an e-ink display

Feb 19, 2024
John Aldred

The wealth of electronic components available to the general public today, along with 3D printers and appropriate software, means we can make pretty much anything…

Build This Raspberry Pi-based DIY aurora detector for less than $300

Feb 19, 2024
John Aldred

If there’s one subject that a lot of photographers want to capture, it’s Aurora Borealis – otherwise known as The Northern Lights. But predicting them…

This tiny DIY interchangeable lens camera has a 2.33″ touchscreen display

Feb 8, 2024
John Aldred

There have been a lot of DIY cameras popping up over the last few years. Most of them have been powered by the Raspberry Pi….

How to get your hands on fresh Fujicolor Superia X-TRA 800 film in 2024

Feb 6, 2024
John Aldred

Fujifilm has killed off a lot of film stocks over the last decade or so. In fact, they’ve killed off so many that most photographers…

This guy made a ceiling-mounted camera robot to film YouTube videos

Feb 2, 2024
John Aldred

Ceiling-mounted camera gear is nothing new. There have been a ton of commercial solutions available for decades. But most aren’t motorised, and the type of…

This guy turned a computer mouse into a camera

Jan 30, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Ever wondered if your trusty computer mouse could capture the world in more ways than just tracking your cursor? Well, Doctor Volt did, so he turned his old mouse into a camera. He shares the entire process in his latest YouTube video, and it’s one of the most fun projects I’ve seen in a long time!

PiBZ is a customisable Raspberry Pi camera you can 3D print at home

Jan 29, 2024
John Aldred

There are quite a few Raspberry Pi-based cameras out there now. Many of them, according to Boaz the Ostrich, require you to shoot photos with…

This DIY clock was built into the case of an old on-camera flash

Jan 25, 2024
Petri Damstén

The absolute requirement for this clock was that the time is automatically set. You just plug it into the power source, and it shows the…

How to give vintage lens a new life with the world’s blackest black

Jan 24, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

I’m sure we’ve all heard of the world’s “blackest black” by now. It started with Vantablack, and some darker substances have been invented since. Mathieu Stern has already experimented with one, using it as a backdrop. But this new project is even better, as Mathieu improved an old vintage cinema projector lens with the blackest material. It made the image quality so much better, and Mathieu shares the process in his latest video.

DJI Mic 2 adds 32-bit float, Bluetooth and comes in black or white

Jan 17, 2024
John Aldred

DJI has officially announced the new DJI Mic 2 (buy here). The successor to DJI’s popular initial offering adds 32-bit float internal recording. This ensures…