When you hear the words “retro camera,” you probably think of some kind of silver or black camera crafted decades ago out of solid chunks of metal. But what would a retro camera look like if you kept the design the same but replaced its metal body with wood?
French photo enthusiast Cesar Sebouhian and his father recently decided to find out, and created the gorgeous Nikon “F2D” seen above.
You can spot-meter and bounce strobes all you want, but on-location portrait photography can still be a pain the butt. Unless you take your studio lighting rig with you.
When visiting Lancaster, Pennsylvania recently, Portland, Oregon-based photographer Lindsey Boccia made the mistake of not bringing her camera bag along for the journey. Boccia wanted to play around with analog photography, so she decided to buy some disposable cameras.
A quick visit to a nearby camera shop netted her four one-time-use cameras for about $6 each. She then “distressed” them to turn them into experimental lo-fi toy cameras.
Create a DIY Lightbox using a Five Gallon Bucket —5 Gallon Ideas
Earlier this year I tried Polaroid emulsion lifts for the first time. An emulsion lift (or emulsion transfer) is when the emulsion layer is removed from a sheet of instant film and then transferred to a different surface.
I’ve always thought they would be hard to do and was surprised at how easy and fun it was, so I thought I’d put together a little step by step guide to making instant film lifts!
How to Make an Instagram Logo Cake —HowToCookThat
If you know someone who’s absolutely obsessed with Instagram, you can bake them a special cake that reveals the logo of his or her favorite photo sharing service when it’s cut into slices. In this video, Ann of howtocookthat shows how it’s made. The result is quite impressive.
A couple of days ago, we shared a great little DIY project by Phoenix-based photographer Dan Tabár. Since he sometimes has to shoot on quiet soundstages where camera noise is not an option, he created a makeshift sound blimp for his Nikon D800 for only about $80 — a professional sound blimp would have run him closer to $1,000.