Thingiverse user BlacklightShaman shared a photography related 3D printed project. He’s designed a mounting rig for reflecting light from his DSLRs built-in flash. This makes it so the light bounces up toward the ceiling, rather then directly at a subject which makes harsh lighting. This is a great way approach to DIY lighting for photography.
I’m coming back with another guerrilla photo equipment, this time it’s smart thing for reflecting flashlight upwards. It works similar to external rotary flash. A scene is lit much softer compared to direct flashlight, especially desired when making portraits.
Designed in OpenSCAD.
It’s not typical remix, but I used http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:33823 as a starting point. However, the challenge was to fool Canon’s protection against using built-in flash while hot shoe is present. I added a cutout not to affect micro trigger and it solved the problem.
I hope some makers find this interesting.
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
The Adafruit Learning System has dozens of great tools to get you well on your way to creating incredible works of engineering, interactive art, and design with your 3D printer! If you’ve made a cool project that combines 3D printing and electronics, be sure to let us know, and we’ll feature it here!