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Missed the Seattle Mini Maker Faire on June 2nd?

Never fear, media is here:

  • Finally see a Maker Faire in 3D, thanks to Coldstreams!  (Nerd note:  above video was shot using two Kodak Playsport Zx3 cameras on a monopod, and edited using Magix Movie Edit Pro MX Plus.)
  • Travels with Woot and Geekwire both did great still-image blog coverage of the first-ever Seattle Mini Maker Faire. Hard not to love pics of Daniel Robbins’ fastener-free SketchUp-generated dollhouses and the glowing fish tank by the Magnicians (nickel particles+electromagnets+LEDs).
  • Hank of Espresso Buzz Photography put up a beautiful set on Flickr.
  • Fabien & Bertrand from the [Nwazet team provided in-depth documentation with good "who are you and what do you make?" interviews (watch below).

Christin Boyd, producer of the Seattle Mini Maker Faire, said the event featured a grand total of fifty makers and twenty-one presentations and workshops, and that over 2800 attendees came down to the Seattle Center over the course of the two days.  Cheers, Seattle!

Thanks to GeekWire for the shot of Ken C Judd‘s toy robots.

Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire’s licensing program for locally and independently produced “Mini” Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.


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  1. Brad Griffith says:

    Hi Sabrina
    I was a Maker at the Seattle Mini Maker Faire and made a YouTube video of Makers Making. Your readers/viewers might like to see the link below.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJPPHM24gYY YouTube Link
    I was also a Maker at the Kitsap Mini Maker Faire and made a video there as well.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZAMa2a18_E&feature=relmfu YouTube Link.
    My way to give back to Makers. Makers Make the Future.
    Thanks Brad the Craft Stick Bending & Crafts man. aka “..the stick man…”

  2. Jay Limber says:

    Hi, I was at the Seattle Mini Maker Faire with my camera and a guy walked over to me and said, “They want to talk to you first before you take any pictures.” He was very serious and said it twice.

    I saw lots of cameras and didn’t notice any prominent signs about not taking pictures without permission, so could someone explain what the policy for taking pictures at Maker Faires is?

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