50 Awesome DIY Photography Hacks Everyone Should Try

26 Make a Rain Guard for Your Camera from an Old CD Spindle

Make a Rain Guard for Your Camera from an Old CD Spindle26. Make a Rain Guard for Your Camera from an Old CD Spindle: This might be our best DIY photography hack yet! Find out how to transform a case of blank CDs into the perfect rain guard for your lens. (via Digital Camera World)

27 Make a Remote Shutter Release Using a Cable and a Soda Can Tab

Make a Remote Shutter Release Using a Cable and a Soda Can Tab27. Make a Remote Shutter Release Using a Cable and a Soda Can Tab: Remote shutter release cables are extremely simple devices, but they can cost quite a bit if you buy the official accessories sold by major camera manufact (via Peta Pixel)

28 Make Your Own IKEA Camera Slider

Make Your Own IKEA Camera Slider28. Make Your Own IKEA Camera Slider: A $30 camera slider, no way! You better believe it. Here is a way to build a simple. effective, and wildly inexpensive camera slider in about an hour. This slider is simple to build with basic tools and has a weight capacity of 11lbs! Lets get to it! (via DerekMellott)

29 Reduce Camera Shake with a Bag of Lentils

Reduce Camera Shake with a Bag of Lentils29. Reduce Camera Shake with a Bag of Lentils: In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you a simple way to reduce camera shake using a bag lentils to support for your camera. (via Digital Camera World)

30 Handmade Camera Crane

Handmade Camera Crane30. Handmade Camera Crane: The second Wooster Sherlock camera crane was built on the cheap for sure. Using only one pole cuts down the cost. Instead of having one crane that does it all, I decided to build this model specifically for manual tilt shots. The other great feature of this version is the ability to set up the camera for extreme high angle shots. Although, there is no monitor on this version yet…..I’m still searching for a cheaper alternative to the monitor featured on the Wooster Sherlock 1.0 manual pan model. (via Mr. Noack)

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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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