Posts Tagged ‘diyproject’

Make a DIY Fisheye Lens From a Door Peephole

For all you DIY-ers out there looking for a fast, fun photography project, here’s a quick way to create a make-shift fisheye lens for your camera using only a 200-degree peephole, some drawer liner, a PVC reducer and some tape. The final product certainly doesn’t look like a professional fisheye lens — this definitely falls into the “fun weekend project” category — but even so, the results turned out better than you would expect from a 200-degree peephole and some PVC.

(via Gizmodo)

Frankenlens: A Polaroid Fused with a Micro Four Thirds Camera

Here’s an interesting project that photographer Gabriel Verdugo Soto put together this last weekend by slapping together an old polaroid lens/aperture mechanism and a micro four thirds camera. In order to keep the lens in focus, he measured the distance from the lens to the polaroid paper in the orignal camera and used macro tubes to ensure the same distance was maintained between the lens and the sensor. The whole thing was then attached to a 52mm ring, and held together using that white epoxy clay you see in the pictures. Read more…