3D printing

I turned a 3D printer into a $400, four axis motion controller

May 8, 2023
Udi Tirosh

Videographer and Tinkerrer Pedro Callisaya just created what’s probably the cheapest four-axis motion controller (and even the basic ones don’t run cheap). He did this…

How I made a 3D-printed movie camera that uses 35mm film

May 8, 2023
Blaž Semprimožnik

A couple of years ago I have been occasionally shooting 35mm films with point&shoot still cameras while also having the desire to shoot motion picture…

3D print your own modular 30W LED spot for use on small sets

Apr 3, 2023
John Aldred

There are a wide range of continuous LED lights on the market these days, from small to large and cheap to expensive. Many of them…

This unique camera gives a clay pigeon’s view of the world – until it’s blasted out of the sky

Mar 17, 2023
John Aldred

This definitely ranks highly amongst the oddest camera mounting jobs I’ve ever seen. This one-time-use camera rig from Thomas Renck mounts to the top of…

How I improved a faux panoramic film camera with 3D printing

Mar 17, 2023
Nicholas Morganti

Panoramas: a great format for (in my opinion) most photography. Dramatic landscape? Make it panoramic. Artsy architectural photo? Panoramic. Wanna make that softball game look…

This weird camera uses AI to recreate the scene before it

Mar 10, 2023
John Aldred

This is one of the oddest and most curious cameras I’ve ever seen. It has a lens and a sensor and can actually record the…

How I used this crazy vintage 140mm f/1.0 lens with an ultra-large format camera

Mar 9, 2023
Markus Hofstätter

In short words “this lens is something else”. It’s extremely fast, huge and has a strange focus distance. It was used in Sony CRT Projectors…

Here’s a 3D printable case for the Rode Wireless GO II that you can make yourself

Dec 19, 2022
John Aldred

The Rode Wireless GO II has become ubiquitous amongst YouTubers and filmmakers alike. Despite the massive amount of competitors on the market now, it still…

How I made my own 3D printed film video camera

Dec 15, 2022
Joshua Bird

I’ve made an expensive and unreliable way to record low quality videos! If you haven’t noticed from my last few blog posts, I’ve been pretty…

The Photon is a tiny open-source handheld light meter powered by a Raspberry Pi Pico

Nov 29, 2022
John Aldred

Light meters have been a bit out of fashion for a while – although you’ll get my Sekonic from my cold dead hands! – but…