by Walker, published
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
This is a 3D printable slide projector that will work with a Nikon SB-600 flash.
The goal of this project is to sync the slide projector with my camera so it will project an image or pattern when I take a picture.
For the projector to work you need to attach a flash to the back and a lens to the front to focus the light.
I find using a flashlight to get everything set up and in focus is a good idea, then switch to the flash.
I designed some custom slides with patterns for creating different effects. Mounted slide film works great too.
This model is set up for use with a Nikon Speedlight SB-600 and a Nikon lens mount. I've been using a bower 85mm 1.4 lens to test. But other lenses work. You just new to be able to open the aperture manually. Newer Nikon "G" lenses wouldn't work as well.
This project was created in Tinkercad, and I used Meshmixer to generate support material for printing.
The distance between the slide slot and the front of the Camera mount in the "Flange distance " for a nikon camera it is 46.5mm.
This distance is important for the lens to focus properly on the image plane. I'm not sure if it's as important going the other way and projecting through the lens. But I used it.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Flash Projector by Walker is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving Walker a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure Walker would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).