Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it”. Well this year, we’re making the cameras.
They showed us just how they did it, so you can make one at home, too.
Make a TLR, rangefinder or a Hasselblad. You can have any camera on your wish list!
Reindeer and Santa Claus wrapping paper = snoozefest!
Switch things up this year with your very own DIY photographic wrapping paper.
It’s a gift in and of itself — especially if it’s got your beautiful mug on it.
Your friends and family will def want to save your crafty wrapping. Maybe they’ll even regift it!
Store-bought holiday cards will be shaking in their envelopes.
We’ve got a DIY recipe for turning your photos into holiday cards that double as ornaments.
That’s right. Your photos won’t just deliver your written warm wishes and witticisms, but they’ll decorate trees (and doorknobs and rear view mirrors), too!
Bust out your camera ’cause this is the year your photos pull double holiday duty!
What’s on every phoneographer’s wishlist? A phone with resolution to rival your DSLR’s!
What you may not have known is that you have all of the photo power you need with the phone in your hand.
Couple your phone with a scanner, pump up the res and BAM, giant print!
Phoneography is evolving far past Facebook default photos. It’s a legitimate art form.
Here’s a guide to turn your phone photos into prints big enough to blanket gallery walls.
p.s. It’s Cyber Monday! Create and share your Photojojo Wishlist *today* for $5 off and the chance to win every photo goody on your list!
What do you call dye that uses sunlight to develop photos on fabric? Frakkin’ amazing, that’s what.
You could also call it our Photo Fabric Dye Kit! A kit of red, orange, and blue gives you enough dye to create some serious awesomosity.
It’s a little like making cyanotype sun prints, only in a jillion different colors.
The Photo Fabric Dye Kit
BONUS!: We’ve been playing around with this amazing stuff. Here’s what we learned!
What do moles, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and photos have in common?
Why, they make awesome tunnels, of course!
Yup, photos can make tunnels! By separating the layers of your photos into cut-outs, you can turn your photos into a sweet 3-D diorama.
Use this project as a crafty way to study depth of field or turn your photos into magical miniature worlds.
The last time you tried to reach out and touch a 3-D photo? You got a handful of air. Womp-womp. Here’s the kind of 3-D photo you can really touch!
Gritty cell-phone photos are the new faux-vintage, but we’ve got another way to add filters to just about any photo.
We’ll teach you two ways to add pattern to your pics. A little lace and some sunlight will re-invent your shots with shadows.
…While a scanner and crumpled paper will make people want to reach out and touch your photos (mind the fingerprints on the screen!).
Everyone loves stickers, but if you love film just as much and have a bajillion surfaces that are crying out for some much needed attention, we have an idea for you.
Combine the two loves of your life and make your very own film stickers!
Use these nifty 35mm stickers to decorate your world – everything from your water bottle to your notebook or your computer (just maybe stay away from sticking them on your cat).
So get your camera, expose some slides and make your very own sticky film!
Pumpkins, witches and Wes Craven.
That time of year has come again when the ghouls and ghosts come out to play, but why should they have all the fun?
With the help of the homemade scanner camera, you can set up your own warped and wonderful photo booth.
Celebrate all things spooky by taking eerie and distorted images complete with long exposures, glitches and vignetting! It’ll turn you and your pals into unearthly creatures and make your party the talk of the town.
Give yourself two heads, wiggle your fingers or simply smile. Just hit scan, say cheese and let the freak show commence.
p.s. Rad! There’s an iPhone photography conference called 1197 on Oct. 22nd in SF. We’ll be there demoing some goodies!
What happens when you combine the idea of building blocks with photo prints?
An unconventional way to show off your pictures — that’s what!
Turn your photos into an awesome and interactive tower o’ pictures that flaunts your photo and construction skills!
Leave it unassembled for friends to put together at a party or see how high you can make it tower.
Cuz who says photos can only be in frames or albums?
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