Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

Camera Costume Ideas for Halloween

Want to create a photography-related costume this halloween? Here are some fun costume ideas to give you some ideas. The above is a standard Canon point-and-shoot that has a tiny camera in the lens.
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Fully Functional Nikon DSLR Costume

For Halloween this year, photographer Tyler Card decided to made a giant Nikon DSLR costume. Not just any DSLR costume, mind you, but a fully functional one. The camera actually takes pictures when the shutter release button is pressed, and the photograph is displayed on the giant LCD screen on the back. The built-in flash also works, and the camera is even capable of triggering Alienbees strobes.
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Going Grayscale as a Halloween Costume

For Halloween these Boing Boing readers decided to open themselves up in Photoshop and press Shift+Ctrl+U (or Shift+Command+U on a Mac).
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Turn Your Halloween Pumpkin into a Pinhole Camera

Claire O’Neill and Mito Habe-Evans over at NPR’s The Picture Show blog have just posted a fun experimental project you can try out this halloween: making a pinhole camera out of a pumpkin. What you’ll need is a pumpkin, aluminum foil, a knife, tape, photo paper, dark spray paint, and access to a dark room. Along with the disturbing skull camera we shared earlier today, this would be a fun way to capture photos of trick-or-treaters this halloween.
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Human Flash Costume for Halloween

This is Flickr user MrDAT‘s homemade halloween costume. He used a Nikon SB-600 flash mounted on helmet and an Ezybox softbox. With a little more work and some cardboard, this costume could be turned into a giant, working human flash unit!


Image credit: 2010 Halloween – Strobist by MrDAT and used with permission

Third Eye: A Human Skull Pinhole Camera

There probably isn’t a more suitable camera for halloween picture taking than “Third Eye“, a macabre pinhole camera created with a 150-year-old human skull by Wayne Martin Belger. Light enters the camera through the “third eye” on the forehead, exposing the film that’s placed in the middle of the skull.
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MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Graflex Camera Carved into a Pumpkin

Halloween is coming up — are you geeky enough to make your pumpkin photography-themed? This one has a Graflex camera carved into it.


Image credit: Photograph by Ann Treadwell and used with permission