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How To : Use an affordable lens hood for your DSLR camera

A great way to get picture perfect shots and protect your camera in the process is to use a lens hood. When shooting on your DSLR outdoors, a lens hood will definitely come in handy. In this tutorial, learn how to get the best and most affordable lens cover for your camera and ...more

How To : Use the camera of the Nokia N97

This video will show you how to use the camera of Nokia N97. To use the camera of Nokia N97: Turn on the camera and open the lens cover or press the Capture key. In your view finder, you can see: Exit icon, Camera icon, Flash icon ,Expand Toolbar and Options icon. Tap the scre ...more

How To : Check for a fever accurately

Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help. You Will Need * A digital thermometer * Petroleum jelly Step 1: Choos ...more

How To : Use an old flash on a new digital camera

Old camera equipment like flashes and lenses are often praised by modern photographers, but getting them integrated into new digital photography setups can be a challenge. This video will show you some tips for using old flashes with new digital cameras, including a great tric ...more

How To : Get Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" big eye makeup look

The world has gone Lady Gaga MAD! Run for cover! ... But run for cover in STYLE with this makeup tutorial by makeup master, Michelle Phan. In this video, Phan re-creates the "big eye" look for Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video. Obviously, Lady Gaga's eyes were worked on w ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Successfully Create A Panorama With Your Camera

Have you ever wondered how to successfully create a panorama with your camera? What is a Panorama? A Panorama is a big image that has a very wide field of view, a Panorama is created by merging a sequence of photos taken adjacent to each other from the same origin, simulatin ...more

How To : Take Apart Your PS3 to Clean the Lens

This video shows how to take apart a Play Station 3 (PS3) in order to clean the disc reading lens. First locate the sticker that says "void if removed" and remove the plastic cover from this point with a screw driver. Once this cover is removed there is a second cover which is ...more

How To : Clean the camera contacts on a DSLR

When the camera has trouble auto focusing the first step to take is to clean the contacts on the lens. If it continues then the contacts on the camera may need cleaning. When you clean the contacts in the camera you have to be extremely careful because they are inside the shut ...more

News : Bare essentials for poor-ish filmmakers

Equipment list for the low budget crowd Let's assume you have a script (not just an idea) and have gotten your pre production out of the way. These are both incredibly important and should not be taken lightly, especially when you have no budget. So you have an awesome film a ...more

How To : Shoot architecture photography

This 5 minute video covers the basics of photographing architecture using Nikon equipment. It gives good basic explanation of basic lessons in architecture photography, including selecting a proper position and distance to either provide or avoid distortion as desired, selecti ...more

News : Sun Picture from My New Solar Telescope

There is going to be an annular solar eclipse on May 20th that will be visible in a narrow pathway that covers part of Eastern Asia and the Western United States. The eclipse will be seen as a partial eclipse over a much greater region of the World. I live in Redding, Californ ...more

News : Amazing Tattoo Art Revealed Through Stop-Motion

How do you show that you love your job? You get "sleeved", like photographer Dabe Alan who has lined his arms with tattoos of all his favorite things in life, with the help of Toledo-based tattoo artist Tony Touch. Every time Dabe visits Toledo, he gets another photography-rel ...more

News : Augmented Reality to Cure Cockroach Phobias

Creepy crawlers. I'd say I'm not an extremely girly-girl. But (much to my embarrassment) bugs still have the capacity to make me shriek. Solution? A new study suggests that augmented reality could be used to cure cockroach phobia. Via Neo-Academic: "...You sit at a desk, wea ...more

How To : Make a DIY three dollar camera speed strap

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own DIY camera speed strap. It can save you a lot of money to make your own camera strap, all you need are some thick rubber bands. First, wrap some thick rubber bands around the lens of the camera. Then, take a strap with holes in i ...more

How To : Build your own HID projector headlights

In this four part video demonstration, learn how to build your own HID projector headlights. The four parts cover the following: Part 1: See how to remove the lens, remove the reflector, level the reflector, and confirm your halogen aim. Part 2: How to cut the holes for the ...more

News : *NEW AND IMPROVED* Helmet Cam

My first attempt at a helmet cam, yielded ok results, but I wanted something even better. The downside to all of this was cost, but it is very close to what I want now. Yes the camera is upside down, and yes there's a solid piece of fabric covering the view. Read on to find o ...more

Photoshop Project : How to Use Layers Creatively

Difficulty Level: Moderate Photoshop Skills Photoshop isn't just for zapping zits and adding freaky colors to sunset pictures! You can use it for fun, altered-reality pictures, too. If you have a tripod and some friends, you can combine many exposures as separate layers and u ...more

How To : Use neutral density gels to change light intensity

The SubStream's "Film Lab" provides valuable information for filmmakers, specifically cinematographers and gaffers, on how to use neutral density gels. Gels are used to change the quality or color of the light in a scene. Gels can come in many different sizes: they can extrem ...more

How To : Repair your eyeglasses

Try these simple fixes to salvage your specs. Learn how to fix your eyeglasses with this helpful guide. You Will Need * Duct tape * Needle-nose pliers * An eyeglass repair kit * Superglue * A wooden toothpick * A paper towel * A miniature safety pin * All-purpose glue * A met ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Lasers, Part One

In this series on weaponized lasers, I'll be exploring the function, operation, strength and building instructions for three basic laser weapons; CO2, Diode, and Flashlamp. These laser types are just a few of many, selected because of their simplicity and basic construction (d ...more

How To : Embrace the Blur

This is a continuation of a previous post about getting "unfocused" with your DSLR. We all work hard to get pictures that are sharp and have perfect focus. Maybe we’re missing the forest for the trees. Think about mood, color, ideas—in other words, not your gear. There are l ...more

News : Photo Highlights from the Quadrantid Meteor Shower

If you slept in during the peak of the Quadrantid meteor shower this morning, don't fret, because plenty of early risers did manage to wake up—with their cameras. Even if you did wake up and managed to withstand the cold morning air, you might not have seen anything. Cloud cov ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

How To : Shoot Day for Night

Day for Night courtesy of Videomaker.com Those 3 Words We Love to Hear, Day for Night (DFN). What better three words could a director ask to hear? No huge generators, no freezing temperatures, no vampire-style living... what's not to love? Are you perplexed? Well, long ago, ...more

News : 10 Photography Tips for Mastering Your Camera Phone

If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more

News : What You Can Expect from the iPhone 6S & 6S Plus

Nearly nine months after the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, we finally have some solid information on the "S" model of Apple's flagship device, slated for release this fall. Coming straight from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities (via AppleInsider), quite a few ...more

News : Woah! Snapchat Wants to Map Your World with AR

Snapchat is attempting to take over the world via augmented reality technology. Well, it's more of a virtual makeover than a takeover, but still ... The patent application, which was filed by the company in 2015 and published on May 4, 2017, indicates that Snap, Inc. plans to ...more

News : Meta's Latest Mixed Reality Headset Sets a High Bar

Microsoft enjoyed a few months in the spotlight after releasing the developer version of the very first mixed reality (MR) headset, but now we're starting to see the competition jump in. The Meta 2 is finally out to the world, with the first wave of preorder shipments imminen ...more

How To : Restore Your Headlights Using Toothpaste

Yellowed or hazed headlights don't only make your car look tacky, it also reduces the amount of light that can shine through at night. This results in poor visibility and may result in an unnecessary accident. Fortunately, if you brush your teeth, you can fix this problem! Th ...more

How To : Replace Your Galaxy S5 Screen

The Samsung Galaxy S5 display can be replaced by most do-it-yourselfers with some basic mechanical skills and a few inexpensive tools. The good news is that once you replace your display assembly your screen will be good as new with no bubbles or dust on the inside. The replac ...more

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