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DIY Digital Camera Kit for Kids!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_49SV3lU_Y

Here’s a great DIY digital camera kit for kids, designed to help kids learn about how digital cameras work while building the kits.  Awesome!

The camera gives us a powerful means to express ourselves and communicate with each other. Today, the camera is almost exclusively designed for, and marketed to, adults. A typical consumer digital camera comes with a sleek silver or black exterior and is densely packed with components and features. If one tries to open

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Photo Gadgets – 20-inch Lightbox Mini Photo Studio!

For photo shoots of products and small consumer items, you might want to consider learning how to make a lightbox or get one of these 20-inch lightbox mini photo studios from Hammacher and Schlemmer.  (Also check out this one from Thinkgeek, which is just as nice for half the price.)

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My Canon 7D DSLR Camera Order at Amazon Today!

(Me, playing with my brother-in-law’s DSLR.)

Yes, today, I finally got the guts to charge some money on my credit cards to buy a whole bunch of DSLR gadgets, mainly for use at CES 2010, I really need it as I can’t compete against other tech bloggers unless I have the right tools at the show.  (And yes, you can expect some high, quality HD Youtube videos and pics from Zedomax.com when January hits.  I’ve also invested a bunch of money on a week of airfare, hotel, and whatnot.  Btw, I am going on Virgin

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Photography 101 – What is Shutter and Aperture?

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdotfhMGfTk

Here’s a great video explaining the shutter and aperture of the camera, great info for photography beginners. (like me)

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Photography Hack – How to Make a Flash Diffuser with Old Film Canister!

For those of you who want to need a flash diffuser without spending a lot of money plus ability to add unlimited number of color filters to your DSLR camera, there is a simple photography hack, simply cut out an old film canister and fill it with your favorite colors for filtering!

Want to diffuse the flash and add some color to your photos at the same time? This quick and dirt-cheap trick will get you there. Take pictures in hundreds of different colors using free filters Flash diffuser that holds colored filters, and showing you how to get HUNDREDS of free gel ins

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Photography 101 – How to Take Better Shots in the Dark!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1FpG4t1lro

Here’s a good Photography 101 video for those of you newbies to Photography, you will learn the basics of taking better shots in dimmed light or darkness by adjusting your ISO, using better lenses, and lots more.

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Photography DIY – How to Take a Photograph of Car in Motion!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyLMtY4BDg4

Here’s a simple way of taking great photographs of cars in motion without actually having the car go faster than 2MPH.  I think this might be helpful for those of trying to take photos with “effects of driving fast“.

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Medium Format Camera!

Here’s a great DIY showing you how to make a medium format camera from scratch.   I guess these cameras are usually super expensive but this DIY shows you how to make it yourself so you save some money on it too.  Well, I am not a photography experts (yet) but seems like also a great way to learn more about photography in general.

The first thing to do was research of course. To start wi

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Large Camera Flash Diffuser!

For travel, you might want to make one of these camera flash diffusers out of an old cigarette box.  For other big projects, you might want to learn how to make a large camera flash diffuser as outlined in SteamPunkWorkShop.com here.

Btw, my Canon 7d DSLR should be here next week, can’t wait to get m

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DSLR DIY – How to Make DSLR Hand Straps!

I am still waiting to get my hands on one of these Canon DSLR 7D camera but for those of you who are enjoying photography already, you might want to learn how to make these DSLR hand straps so you can take better photography in awkward situations where you need steady hands.

“Butterfingers”, they called us. “Slippery Sam.” “Ol’ Johnny Drop-a-Lot.”

Fine, we said. Names can’t h

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