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Ricoh GRm: My Custom ‘Monochrom’ Camera

For a long time now, I've been looking a little enviously in the direction of Leica because of the monochrome versions of the M and Q models.

This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K

The Canon R5's overheating time limit has been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Regardless of how or why the overheating happens, Matthew Perks over at DIY Perks has come up with an unusual mod that actually works to fix it: he watercooled his camera.

How I Modified My DJI Mavic 2 Pro Remote

I'm having a go at converting my Mavic 2 remote controller from two thumbsticks to a more Aircraft style controller where a whole hand joystick controls Pitch, Roll, and Yaw, and the left stick only controls Throttle/Altitude.

How to Fix the Biggest Flaw in the Godox AD600/AD400 Pro

Photography equipment has come a long way in recent years; staggering megapixel counts, blisteringly fast AF systems, and low-light performance that was unheard of not long ago. But in my opinion, one of the most useful and underrated advancements has been in off-camera lighting, notably portable, battery-powered strobes.

This Guy Turned His Game Boy Camera Into a Functional Webcam

A couple of days ago a user on r/Gameboy asked the community if there was any way to turn his Game Boy Camera into a functioning webcam so that (in his words) "I can be an a** to people I don't respect." Well, someone came through and showed that it is actually possible to do this.

New Doom Mod Adds a Selfie Stick and 37 Instagram Filters to the Classic Game

It's becoming trendy to offer selfies as a feature in video games now. Just weeks after World of Warcraft added self-portraits through a new patch, the classic first-person-shooter Doom is getting the same treatment -- albeit unofficially.

There's a new mod for the game called "InstaDoom" that adds a selfie stick and 37 Instagram filters to the game, opening the door to some strange in-game photo ops.

Modifying an Old Nikon AI-S 300mm f/2.8 Lens to Give it Faux Autofocus

If you'd like to use legacy Nikkor lenses on your modern Nikon camera, one thing you can do to improve functionality is add a CPU to them. While there are services out there that can convert your lenses for a fee, you can also buy the programmable component for $30 on eBay and do it yourself.

That's what photographer Kalafok Vlakostnitsj recently did with his Nikon AI-S 300mm f/2.8 lens.

Etching Square Format Lines Into a DSLR Focusing Screen

Alternative focusing screens for DSLRs aren't hard to find, but they usually don't have any guide lines geared toward photographers who are used to framing scenes in a square format. Zurich-based photographer Howard Linton is one such shooter. Linton decided to take matters into his own hands by modifying his DSLR's focusing screen with custom lines etched in using an X-Acto knife.