In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make custom Photoshop brushes from your own photographs to help give dull backgrounds a patterned finish.
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to get creative with some common household items and build your own light painting kit for hours of long exposure fun.
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.
Are your lenses focusing where they should? In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make an AF micro adjustment to get spot-on autofocus with any camera-lens combination.
Do you fancy a fun project that will reinvigorate your inner artist? Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post takes you step by step through making a digital pinhole camera by bringing a low-tech homemade pinhole ‘lens’ to your high-tech DSLR! This is photography at its most basic.
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to re-use your candy wrappers as colour lighting gels for fun, creative camera effects.
As our DIY Photography Hacks series continues, we show you a simple technique for using common household candles as your chief light source for dramatic low-light portraits.
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how a piece of black card can be used as a powerful lens hood that eliminates lens flare.
Painting with light is one of the more satisfying sub-genres of night photography, producing amazing pictures that look almost like clever Photoshop effects. But it can sometimes seem daunting with the fancy torches and light sources. In this light painting tutorial we offer a fresh DIY photography approach to add to your book of night photography ideas. Follow our 8 step tutorial below and learn how to capture light-painted orbs using nothing more than some fairy lights, rope and a few more common household items.
We’ve showed you how to make a lot of nifty gadgets in our DIY Photography Hacks series, so naturally, with Christmas just weeks away, we thought we’d extend the DIY ethos to the festive season and suggest a simple – yet classy – DIY Christmas hack you can use when stumped for gift ideas this year.