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Making Microscopic Flipbook Animations

Making Microscopic Flipbook Animations

Andymation is known for his creative flipbook animations. He once created a flipbook smaller than a penny, but that wasn’t good enough for Andy, so he made an even smaller one. It took some work to get the camera and lens setup right; then, he got to work drawing each tiny frame with a sharp pencil. After that came the challenge of stacking them.

Repainting Camera Knobs

Repainting Camera Knobs

The engraved markings on camera control knobs often have painted details to highlight functions. Camera repair technician Ryan Jones of RJ Repairs shows how he restores these details on a vintage Leica by applying Testors enamel model paint using a dental pick and then removing the excess using a Q-tip. It’s so satisfying to see the crisp shapes after cleanup.

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Hey, Pass Me a Beer

Hey, Pass Me a Beer

Maybe it’s their dress code or maybe it’s┬ábecause they’re from Milwaukee, but Almost Twins take the passing of a beer very seriously. They’d probably smack if you asked them to hand you one.

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