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DIY Hack Instantly Gives Your DSLR Battery ’9 Hours Of Straight Shooting’ Power

DIY Hack Instantly Gives Your DSLR Battery ’9 Hours Of Straight Shooting’ Power 1

Yes, you read that right: “9 hours of straight shooting” in HD video, says Chris Winter, the cool guy behind this crude but neat DIY camera gear. The tools use by Winter include an Anker® Astro 3E 10000mAh Portable Charger Dual USB External Battery Power Pack, a Canon DC coupler that lets your camera thinks […]

DIY: Create Your Own $30 Camera Slider In This Quick Project

DIY: Create Your Own $30 Camera Slider In This Quick Project 0

Camera sliders that are sold commercially are a bit expensive for someone who’s on a budget. This is what Derek Mellott had in mind when he created a simple, effective, and very affordable DIY camera slider. Anyone with a decent DIY experience will have the whole project done in about an hour. Before you get […]

DIY: How To Create Your Own Camera Pistol Grip Using A Lil’ Girl’s Jump Rope Handle

DIY: How To Create Your Own Camera Pistol Grip Using A Lil’ Girl’s Jump Rope Handle 0

Hello TogTech DIYers! Here’s our first ever DIY camera project for 2014: the Jump Rope Camera Handle Grip. This tutorial is brought to us by Chad Bredahl of Krotoflik. Pistol grips are useful when shooting videos on your DSLR camera; and they’re not that expensive to buy. However, creating your own camera handle will give […]

A Single Tripod That Supports Up To 5 Cameras (And How You Can Build One)

A Single Tripod That Supports Up To 5 Cameras (And How You Can Build One) 0

Using a rail system on top of a tripod, Richard Harrington of Photofocus was able to mount four cameras, two of which are GoPros. Harrington made the setup because he wants to shoot with multiple cameras using only a single tripod. A perfect mod for shooting timelapse videos, or a 360-degree coverage of any environment. […]

DIY: Create ‘Craft Camera’ Using Only Cardboard And Open Source Microcontroller

DIY: Create ‘Craft Camera’ Using Only Cardboard And Open Source Microcontroller 0

For those photo enthusiasts who’ve been wanting to experience creating their own digital camera from scratch, Coralie Gourguechon’s Craft Camera could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for all this time. The DIY camera kit will not actually teach you how to assemble a shooter similar to Nikon or Canon, but it will give you […]

DIY: Create Mini Tripod Using Disposable Razors

DIY: Create Mini Tripod Using Disposable Razors 0

If you think the antennae and lego camera tripod was unconventional, wait till you read this post on how to build a mini camera tripod using some disposable razors. Instructables user Jawasan is one of those camera lovers who don’t want to spend some money on commercial tripods. Instead, the DIYer concocts an idea out […]

DIY: Create A Cheap Alarm System For Your Expensive Camera Gear

DIY: Create A Cheap Alarm System For Your Expensive Camera Gear 0

As a photographer, you can easily have many thousands of dollars worth of gear stowed in your camera bag.  Sure, you have insurance, but loosing your gear is never desirable. You’ll be surprised to know that a $2 DIY alarm kit is enough to discourage any thief from stealing your camera and other camera accessories. […]

DIY: Create Your Own Camera Solar Filter

DIY: Create Your Own Camera Solar Filter 0

While the technology behind the Ultra-HDR imaging camera is still being developed, here’s a DIY solar filter tutorial that will allow you to take pictures of any object with an incredibly bright light. The instructions are made and explained by Instructables user Analogue-Chick. But before you get started, the author of this DIY project warns […]