HOW TO make a Slide Lamp

Homefeatslidelamp Here’s a way to put vacation photos on display without holding friends captive. Link a group of slides taken at some far-flung locale together to create a lampshade that offers a colorful, indoor escape-from bad lamp design, if nothing else. On your next excursion, bring along a few rolls of slide film (bonus: it’s less expensive than the print variety) and try taking thematic shots of bad motels, perhaps, or exotic plant life. Link.

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  1. And for those of us who are living in the 3rd millennium:

  2. You can use your color inkjet printer to print on transparency, then
  3. Tape or sew the transparencies to hoops scavenged from dime store lampshades. Colored electrician’s tape makes a nice edged border.
  4. A cute enhancement to the idea of using transparencies for lamp shades: For content, use a Quicktime VR panorama.

  5. What about using a bunch of tiny fresnel lenses behind the picturesto actually project your images on the wall? Sort of like an overhead projector?

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