October 25, 2011

This Giant DSLR Halloween Costume Actually Works

It's one thing to create a giant, body-ensconcing DSLR costume for halloween. It's another matter entirely, however, to make a human-sized DSLR -- a Nikon D3, in this case -- that actually works. Tyler Card did just that, as his DSLR costume comes with a working shutter release, flash, and LCD monitor. Yes, despite being made out of cardboard, a bucket, and a lot of black paint, it actually takes pictures and displays them on the (sizable) rear LCD screen. Good luck shooting without permits with this puppy! Here it is in action:

And here's how he did it:

I know what you're all wondering -- 1080p? 720p? What codec? Considering it's a Nikon, guys, I wouldn't get my hopes up.

[via Gizmodo]

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"Considering it’s a Nikon, guys, I wouldn’t get my hopes up." HAHA

October 25, 2011 at 6:39PM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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As a Canon fanboy i think i will try to make the 5D Mrk II costume or might not depending on how busy i am.

October 25, 2011 at 11:12PM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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HEY! I use a Nikon D7000 and it works just fine :)

October 25, 2011 at 11:43PM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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Sebastiaan

True, sorry -- the later models are certainly better. :)

October 26, 2011 at 12:49AM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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Ryan Koo
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...and this is about photo, not video, isn't it?

October 27, 2011 at 5:38PM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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Sir John

hey - fantastic costume!

can spmeone explain to me how they are getting the pictures on the screen? e.g. is it hdmi out from camera or something else?

love it!

Neil

October 28, 2011 at 10:17AM, Edited September 4, 10:54AM

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Neil