Friday, October 21, 2011

Photo Lampshades

I'm sure by this point you have seen lampshades made from slides (if not, there's one below), but we have gathered up some other neat ideas for making some DIY photography related lampshades (+ links to the tutorials)...


Photograph shades-

Shade by Marie Darby, Hodgepodge Crafter. Tutorial on how to make these here.
Shade by Marie Darby, Hodgepodge Crafter. Tutorial on how to make these here.
Hotel Lamp
photo by: Dionna Raedeke
Shades by Maya, on Someday Crafts. Tutorial here.


Another photo shade-
* Panorama Lampshade (with tutorial)


Film and slide shades-

Shade by: Christina Daniel/ modernday.misanthrope

Slide lamp- green leaves
Shade by: Philippe Vidalenc, photo by: Dionna Raedeke
LED Slide lamp
Another variation of a slide lamp. Photo by: Travis Vance. 
(Travis talks about how he created an improved light for the lamp here.)

 Other film lamps/links- 
* Turn Photo Negatives Into Artsy, Personalized Lamps (with tutorial)
* Slide Shade Tutorial
* Cinema Lamp

Other purposes-

Turn a lampshade into a DIY softbox...
DIY Lampshade Softbox angle
Project by: Nathan Luoto. Find his process here.
Back of the DIY Lampshade softbox
Project by: Nathan Luoto. Find his process here.


* Use a lampshade in a memoboard fashion for photographs 
* And need a lamp base to put one of these shades on? Why not make a tripod lamp. Find the tutorial and information to make one of these yourself here



All photos used with permission