Category Archives: DIY

Code quilt

I sewed my first quilt recently, based on a design I made using custom Processing software. After experimenting with severalt rules to limit color and other parameters, I ran the software and saved several of my favorite designs. This one was my favorite, so I actually bought the fabric and made it over the course of […]


Everyone and their dog seems to have a linear camera slider these days, and for good reason. It’s a simple way to get some great shots – especially of fairly static scenes with depth. And once you add a fluid head to the mix, you can do fake crane shots and so much more. But for […]

Desk Lamp

I’m a bit obsessed with the lighting on my desk, which I suppose comes from being a videographer (and from spending lots of time working at my desk). Having the right amount, color temperature, and direction can really make a desk space feel extra-ordinary and wonderful to work at. I found a Target-orphaned bright LED […]

DIY GoPro Clamp

To use a GoPro well, it’s important to be able to attach it in all sorts of ways. Having a few good clamps is key to getting those unique shots that make GoPros shine. I wanted a general use clamp that was tough as nails. So I bought a $3 spring clamp, a 1/4″ bolt, […]