DIY Photography: Homemade Autochrome Camera

    | Inspire | 17/11/2012 05:00am
    DIY photography: Lego camera

    If you really want to get experimental with photography, you could always try what photographer Dominique Vankan did and build yourself a custom large format camera. What were his building blocks of choice? His somewhat questionable choices were LEGO, cardboard, and duct tape.

    DIY Photography Hacks: 4 inexpensive ways to keep your camera dry

    | Photography Tips | 15/11/2012 02:00am
    4 inexpensive ways to keep your camera dry: make a DIY rain guard

    Whether you’re shooting in the rain or taking pictures of the sea, water can cause all sorts of problems for your camera. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks series post we show you 4 simple ways you can keep your camera dry and keep on shooting through any adverse conditions. First we offer two DIY options, and then we suggest two budget camera accessories that can also do the job at little cost. We’ve also included a short video of all these bad weather photography tips in action.

    Pictures of ferns: master your plant photography skills with this one subject

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 11/11/2012 14:00pm
    Pictures of ferns: master your plant photography skills with this one subject

    You don’t have to be a botanist to enjoy pictures of ferns. The ancient plants are strikingly beautiful and a wonder to photograph. Our easy to follow tutorial shows how it’s done.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make a lightbox using a window and paper

    | Photography Tips | 08/11/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make a lightbox using a window and paper - step 6

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, we show you a very simple way to make a lightbox for your still life photography by hanging common greaseproof paper from a window.

    DIY Photography Hacks: 6 quick fixes that will save your shoot in an emergency

    | Photography Tips | 02/11/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make an emergency lens hood

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, we show you six ways to keep shooting when the worst happens. Our emergency camera tricks will help rescue your shoot so you don’t go home empty-handed.

    DIY Photography Hacks: keep your camera clean with this homemade brush

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 25/10/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: keep your camera clean with this homemade brush - Step 5

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, we show you how to keep your camera clean and spotless with a handy, homemade brush which you can carry anywhere.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make a cheap rain cover for your camera

    | Photography Tips | 18/10/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make a cheap rain cover for your camera - Step 5

    Don’t let bad weather dampen your photography. Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post shows you how to make a cheap rain cover from a plastic bag.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make a foam flash diffuser to soften portraits

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/10/2012 12:13pm
    DIY Photography Hacks - make a foam flash diffuser: Step 4

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, find out how to build a simple diffuser from a piece foam to attach to your flashgun to soften portraits.

    DIY Photography Hacks: build an anti-flare shield with wire and black card

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 04/10/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: build an anti-flare shield with wire and black card - step 5

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, find out how to build a simple shield that attaches to your tripod to banish flare.

    DIY Photography Hacks: boost your flash with foam and Velcro

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 27/09/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography: boost the power of your flash - Step 2

    In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, find out how common items like foam, straws and Velcro can increase the power of your flashgun.

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