Month: January 2009

Bracketmeister – bulb mode bracketing for digital cameras

Joergen Geerds sent in his solution to long exposure night photography: the Bracketmeister, an Arduino set up that’s used with a camera’s bulb mode to automate bracketed, long exposure shots. I do bracket all my night photography, for various reasons: for exposure blending, noise reduction, dynamic range extension etc etc. Unfortunately, Canon thinks that all […]

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DIY Superbowl Sunday… for Makers

DIY Superbowl Sunday… for Makers

There seems to be a split in the Maker world, half watch football, the other half doesn’t know it’s Superbowl Sunday… so first up, post in the comments, which camp are you in? Or something different? Sixty-one percent of Americans plan to watch the game! Either way, here are some fun projects and football inspiration […]

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HOW TO – Quilted Camera Case

Amy a La Mode shares a tutorial showing us how to make a soft, cushy camera case complete with a little pocket on the front you can use to hold cords or memory cards.

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CPSIA Lead-Testing Law is Delayed

Thanks to the incredible grassroots movement against the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, which would have gone into effect on February 10, 2009, the commission that created the law has voted to stay the legislation for one year. “The stay of enforcement provides some temporary, limited relief to the crafters, children’s garment manufacturers and toy […]

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HOW TO – Superbowl Wreath

Handmade Detroit shares a fun project idea for Superbowl Sunday–a sporty pennant wreath made using pennants from Martha Stewart’s craft line at MIchael’s. You could easily make your own pennants too.

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Soft Pocket Synthesizer

Collin @ MAKE writes: No, it’s not just a cute lil’ change purse – Arlie and Jared’s sewn-circuit softsynth combines crafty and noisy in a unnassuming portable package with a snap switch and conductive fabric. In the Maker Shed: Lilypad E-Sewing Kit

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