50 Awesome DIY Photography Hacks Everyone Should Try

6 Make Your Own Bokeh Effects Filter for a DSLR

Make Your Own Bokeh Effects Filter for a DSLR6. Make Your Own Bokeh Effects Filter for a DSLR: Even if you’re a casual photographer, you might be familiar with the term ‘bokeh’ — the artistic use of out-of-focus backlight to surround your subject. When done correctly, you can create a gorgeous professional image that really pops off the page (or screen). We’ll show you how to customize the shape and style of your bokeh with your very own makeshift bokeh filter. (via Apartment Therapy)

7 Make a remote release from a hands-free phone headset

Make a remote release from a hands-free phone headset7. Make a remote release from a hands-free phone headset: Make a remote shutter release for your canon digital camera (and some other brands such as Pentax, Sony, and some Nikons) for about 3 bucks in under 5 minutes, even a 1st grader can do this. This is great for getting the perfect exposure, and enables you to go past the 30 second exposure offered with canon cameras. I use this on my Canon Digital Rebel SLR and it works every time… (via deth2all)

8 Make a macro lens with an empty toilet tube

Make a macro lens with an empty toilet tube8. Make a macro lens with an empty toilet tube: In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to transform your standard lens into a macro lens using an empty toilet paper tube. (via Digital Camera World)

9 How to Make a Macro Diffuser

How to Make a Macro Diffuser9. How to Make a Macro Diffuser: Hi, I read a post at dpreview written this guy Mark Watson, he has a very good super macro gallery on flickr (via DIY Photography Stuff)

10 Make Your Own Beanbag Tripod

Make Your Own Beanbag Tripod10. Make Your Own Beanbag Tripod (via do it yourself divas)

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  1. Tarik says:

    Sarnie bag makes pretty good effects for shooting portraits. I like using different colours when I can too.

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