The Photography of JoAnn Verburg

by DIY Maven

When I was in graduate school at Hamline University, I had the opportunity of visiting JoAnn Verburg’s photography studio. It was my first experience of visiting a real Artist’s  studio. I’m not sure what I was more taken with, the images displayed on the walls or JoAnn herself as both were completely unpretentious, approachable and inspiring. I left that day with a bit of a crush, so you can imagine how excited I was when I heard JoAnn was going...

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DIY 3-D Picture Frame Kit

by DIY Maven

DIY 3-D Picture Frame Kit

With Think Geek’s clever kit, you can transform your 2D pictures into 3D images. Using "lenticular" technology, the kit lets you "take any standard photo in .jpeg format and, using the included PC software, define the areas that will pop-out." The kit ($25) includes a special filter under which you place your image for the complete lenticular 3-D effect. You can read more about lenticular technology on Wikipedia.

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Elegant B & W Photography, Ingeniously Framed

by DIY Maven

Elegant B & W Photography, Ingeniously Framed

With his lens, Robert Meyer celebrates the ‘timeless view of America’s vast and varied landscapes.’ His black and white photography depicts the grace and stillness found in ordinary places. At a recent local art fair, Robert was featuring his beautiful still lifes framed in wooden film holders. Used in box cameras, Robert’s film holders are anywhere from 50 to 80 years old. They’re age and simple elegance are a perfect accompaniment to his...

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Gots to Getcha a GorillaPod.

by Chris Gardner

Imagine this: 

You're about to complete the ultimate Curbly How-To DIY post, and you think, "Man! Wouldn't it be sweet if I could hang my camera from the ceiling, and take a photo of me actually working on it?!"

Or, you're planning to scale Mt. Rainier, and you know you'll want a photo of you and your backpacking buddies, but there's no way you're gonna lug a tripod in your pack for 14,410 feet.

Or, if you're not totally allergic to all things furry...

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More Easy Wall Art (in CD frames!)

by Bruno Bornsztein

Alttext's post on creating easy wall art out of simple, cheap materials generated a lot of interest. Here's another method that produces some pretty spectacular results:

DIY Jewel Case Frames: Wonderful Wall Art Faster than you can say Polar Bears!

CD Jewelcase Wall Art Display

"We found a clever project that uses CD jewel cases to make rearrangeable, refillable, photo frames for those empty walls of yours. Watch our first ever Photojojo video tutorial and see how you can get...

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