Quickie Tipster: Recycling Film Containers (Utility Canister)


Ok so you might think this a joke, BUT so did I until I tried it out and showed it to the world.

Truth is, this is the best thing that I can think of :( But it’s really easy and you get a bunch of weird/awkward looks from people (which is always fun).

1) take a film canister
2) cut out a 1" chunk of it (side and bottom equally)
3) tape the remaining canister to the side of the camera (I used electrical tape) = SUPER WIN
4) hold stuff (i’ve included some potential “stuff”

Just find a bunch of stuff and have fun with stranger’s reactions.

written by brettac on 2011-03-23 #gear #tutorials #film #tipster #canister #utility #recycling #quickie-tipster #handicraft #holder #genius


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  1. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    made me smile :))

  2. awesomesther
    awesomesther ·

    HAHAHA~ this is kinda cute :p

  3. kerpella
    kerpella ·

    Awesome idea! And I love your badge! :D

  4. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    hahaha niice

  5. the_detourist
    the_detourist ·

    this gets a big LOLWUT.

  6. gm_mcleod
    gm_mcleod ·

    Great idea! I did it right away.
    And I cut out part of the lid to fit on too!!

  7. rake
    rake ·

    i laughed pretty hard, very cute!

  8. parky
    parky ·


  9. brettac
    brettac ·

    Thank you everyone :)

  10. george97
    george97 ·

    Hi there, do you know were you got those color filters from i've been looking for some! thank's :D

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