DIY Photography Hacks: creative lighting accessories you can make in your kitchen

DIY Photography Hacks: 2 creative lighting accessories you can make in your kitchen

Want to boost your chances of achieving a polished, professional look? Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post shows you how to make two simple, yet versatile, lighting accessories from common kitchen items.

DIY Photography Hacks: 2 creative lighting accessories you can make in your kitchen

How to make a DIY studio style snoot

In the comfort of a studio, a photographer can use a snoot to concentrate light on a specific area. It’s very useful for lighting the hair line, separating the model from the background and for creating hotspots.

How to make a DIY studio style snoot: step 1

Step 1
Cut the bottom off an empty tube of crisps to allow the light from your flashgun to shoot straight through it.

 

How to make a DIY studio style snoot: step 2

Step 2
Simply attach the top of the tube to the flashgun head with three strips of masking tape. It’s easy as that!

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