The “Paperoid” is a DIY instant camera uses an e-paper display instead of film

Feb 13, 2023
John Aldred

Polaroid cameras and photographs played a significant role in the development of photography. When they were first released, they were an instant hit because of…

How I created the ultimate camera mount for my DIY live streams

Feb 13, 2023
Neil Creek

As a model maker, I’ve recently started live-streaming my work to connect with my audience and share my creative process. However, capturing the right angle…

Use these four tricks for cinematic dolly shots on the cheap

Feb 9, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Dolly shots are among the basics when it comes to cinematic camera movement. But if you’re just starting out, buying a proper camera dolly could…

Watch these 7 filmmaking hacks to get pro results for as little money as possible

Feb 8, 2023
John Aldred

Who doesn’t love saving money? We sure do, and these seven filmmaking hacks from the team at are going to help you do exactly…

I got sick of carrying flash around, so I built them into a backpack

Feb 6, 2023
Zero Serenity

The Rig, later named “The Revenant” is an idea that I had at Fanimecon 2019, where I was tired of carrying around a flashgun to…

How to replace light seals in old film cameras for less than $5 with stuff you can find at Walmart

Feb 2, 2023
John Aldred

With the rise in popularity of film over the last few years, it’s no surprise that a lot of old (really old) cameras are making…

This Arduino-powered DIY macro rail helps you shoot perfect stacked macro shots every time

Feb 1, 2023
John Aldred

If there’s one essential item for macro photography, aside from a macro lens (or extension tubes), it’s a macro focusing rail. We’ve featured a few…

How to build your own DIY triple-display laptop to maximise your editing experience

Jan 31, 2023
John Aldred

Triple display laptops have almost sort of been a thing since 2017 when Razer first showed off their then-top-secret triple-display laptop to Linus Tech Tips…

This DIY gadget captures and saves metadata for your film photography cameras

Jan 30, 2023
John Aldred

One of the great things about digital photography is that it stores metadata within the files of each your photos. It allows you to have…

How to turn an old floppy disk into a free infrared camera filter

Jan 16, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Remember floppy disks? We’ve come a long way since they were the primary method of data storage, and now we have terabytes of storage on…