DIY Portable External Hard Drive Hack for $0.99

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Happy DIY Friday!

This is great for anyone using lightweight, bus-powered external hard drives and who are on the run. We use the Atomos Ninja with our DSLR which has a SSD for storage. Now when we are at the coffee shop, we don’t have to worry as much about it accidentally getting knocked off the table and becoming unplugged.

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DIY Camera Dolly

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You know what time it is! It’s DIY Friday, and today we found this cool camera dolly via Noe Garcia Robles‘s Youtube Channel.

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DIY Glidecam

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Build it. Make a DIY Glidecam, cause it’s DIY Friday. This videos from Sophtware will help!

Bullet time Rig how to and K. Flay!

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If you read our blog, you know K. Flay is our best friend… and by that we mean we’ve filmmed her a couple of times for our friends at Pandora. But anyway, we were searching for a cool DIY project for this Friday and we stumbled on this awesome series of behind the scenes/ how to’s from K. Flay’s “We Hate Everyone” video. Hopefully you’ve seen it. It features K. Flay (duh), puppets (!), and bullet time effects, which all equal awesome in our book, especially puppets.

So watch the vid above, and then learn how to make all those cool effects below.

Bullet time go pro rig:

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Post-produciton effects:

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The even made, a making of mini-doc.

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Go to Indymogul and the Indie Machines for lots more.

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DIY Camera Dolly for about $65

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This is a pretty in depth how-to vid detailing a DIY dolly. It comes from the 2D House Youtube Channel, so check them out. It also includes test footage, which I like. It’s nice when you can actually see how/if it works.

Oh and this is from them also, and it’s rad.

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DIY: Motorizing Glide Track Hybrid HD camera slider

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Today’s DIY Friday is this rad robot servo powered, motosrized slider via Jacque Productions. He’s got a cool series called DIY Chronicles, so be sure to check out his Youtube Channel.

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DIY Camera Stabilizer

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Check out this how to make a merilin like DIY camera stabilizer. It’s from youtube user PixelArtworx. He says

All parts can be separated for better protability.

It looks pretty cool. We like that the description is bilingual.

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DIY video light (800 watt equivalent)

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This is another great vid from Indy Mogul. It’s a DIY video light.

Griffin builds a powerful, DIY video light for $86, using hardware store parts, and eight 100-watt-equivalent compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs. Also discussed: three-point lighting and color temperature / white balance.

Light output: 12,800 lumens, or 13 incandescent bulbs worth of power, but uses only 184 actual watts
Color temperature: 5,000 degrees Kelvin (often called “daylight”)
Power consumption: draws 3.2 amps

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DIY camer slider for $40

Today’s DIY Friday is a camera slider from vimeo user Keith Wright. Follow the link for more info.

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DIY Spider Dolly

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We found this intstuctional video for how to build your own spider dolly with PVC and skateboard wheels on youtube this morning. It comes from Final Cut King. Follow that link for a pdf, and check the site for lot’s more. It’s DIY FRIDAY!

Here is an example vid:

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