Today, everything in our lives is documented. This particularly applies to those of us who are novice, budding or seasoned photographers. We want to take the best pictures possible, so we can share them with all our friends and family and garner plenty of ‘likes’! Unfortunately, professional equipment for photography can be very expensive. There’s the camera itself, of course, but then there are all the add-ons and extras. If you start collecting these, you’ll soon find your initial investment climbing rapidly. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY ways you can improve your photographs. Expensive equipment can in many cases be replaced by everyday items meanwhile there are loads of cool and fun ways you can achieve different photographic effects, without spending a mountain of cash. Check out these 12 amazing DIY camera hacks!
Macro lens made from a toilet roll.
Create a light diffuser from an empty milk carton.
Bounce the flash with a business card.
DIY felt camera case.
Turn your phone into a remote shutter with the Trigger Trap.
Create photo haze using a sandwich bag.
Use paper and a window to create your own lightbox at home.
Check out this DIY studio snoot.
A coffee sleeve can make for an excellent DIY lens hood.
DIY bokeh shapes.
DIY beanbag tripod.
Take stylized vintage style photographs by employing a little Vaseline.