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Use Smart LEDs for Focus Assist

Dec 1, 2011
Udi Tirosh

It’s really cool how cameras can now shoot with acceptable results at super high ISO ratings like 6400. A few years back ISO ratings like…

Using a Nikon Lens As A Telescope (Or A Microscope)

Nov 2, 2011
Udi Tirosh

It turns out the in the “old days”, when we still had aperture rings on our Nikon lenses, Nikon used to sell a something called…

Build a Lynny – a DIY Lensbaby

Oct 24, 2011
Udi Tirosh

This DIY project from Cameron Texter is made after a Lensbaby, but is built completely different. And when we say completely, we mean with tape….

Use a Mouse Pad To Throw Cookies

Sep 26, 2011
Udi Tirosh

A few weeks back we shared a tutorial on how to convert your old film camera into a background projector (AKA Cookie Projector). Seems like…

Convert Your Old Camera To A Backdrop Projector In 10 Easy Steps

Sep 4, 2011
Udi Tirosh

If you own one of them 90’s film cameras and stopped using it because digital is so hip right now, you’re gonna dust it off…

Arrange Your Photo Gear In A Cutlery Tray

Jul 26, 2011
Udi Tirosh

Flickr user Stargazer95050 found a neat way to organize his photo gear in a drawer. Using the grooves bumps and slits of a cutlery tray…

DIY – Micro Adjustment And Calibration Tool For Lenses

Jun 1, 2011
Udi Tirosh

Manufactures of cameras and lenses make their equipment to fall into certain quality control standards. But sometimes that may not be good enough. This DIY…

Freelens By Building Your Own Bellows

Jun 1, 2011
Udi Tirosh

Some of the comments about the freelensing quickie we posted were deeply concerned with dust. One way to solve the dust issue is to make…

Freelensing A Macro Lens

May 21, 2011
Udi Tirosh

Our friend Destin (whom you may remember from his excellent cheapo high speed tutorial, heck I stalk this guy so much he’d probably called the…

Using Baking Powder As A Macro Tube

May 3, 2011
Udi Tirosh

We said it before, macro tubes are nothing more that air wrapped in plastic. This is why we were happy to see another adaptation on…