DIY Photography Hacks: get cool soft focus effects using a pair of tights

DIY Photography Hacks: get cool soft focus effects using a pair of tights

There’s no need to spend hours on the computer creating soft focus Photoshop effects when it’s so easy to do it in-camera. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to use a simple pair of tights to create a wonderful soft-focus effect in your portraits.

DIY Photography Hacks: soften pop-up flash with an empty milk carton

DIY Photography Hacks: soften pop-up flash with an empty milk carton

In the past we’ve showed you how to diffuse flash with foam and other materials… but let’s face it, these can look a bit unsightly. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how to use an empty milk carton as a more compact diffuser to soften pop-up flash.

DIY Photography Hacks: why a blank CD case is the perfect rain guard for your lens

DIY Photography Hacks: why a blank CD case makes the perfect rain guard for your lens

We’ve tackled weather problems quite a bit in our DIY Photography Hacks series, but this might be our most ingenious DIY photography invention yet! In this tutorial we’ll show you how to transform the cover from a simple case of blank CDs into the perfect rain guard for your lens.

DIY Photography Hacks: simple studio lights at Ikea prices!

DIY Photography Hacks: simple studio lights at Ikea prices!

You don’t need to spend a fortune on studio lights. It’s possible to shoot professional-looking portraits using a common household lamp like the kind you’d buy at Ikea. In this latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how a simple, single lamp can create a range of dramatic effects in your portrait photography.