DIY photography

DIY Photography Backdrops for Still Life and Product Photography – Photography Article

Your choice of backdrop can have a big impact on the final look of your photos. You may have purchased expensive professional photography backdrops because you know this.  But whether you’re a hobbyist or pro, you probably already spend enough on your photography that you don’t want to shell out the big bucks for your props. Luckily, with a bit of creativity, you don’t have to. Here are some of the best ways to create beautiful DIY photography backdrops for…

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Great Reasons to put a Carabiner in your Photo Kit – Photography Article

The carabiner is a device most closely associated with mountain climbing, but now it finds application in so many other things.  In this article, we’ll explore a few ways you can make good use of a carabiner as a photographer. Interestingly, the carabiner was not initially invented for climbers.  The history of the device is interesting with an inventor nicknamed “Rambo.” It’s not a story I’ll detail here, but worth a read.  The carabiner is essentially a loop with an…

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How to Use a Pinhole Body Cap for Awesome, Creative Photography – Photography Article

Making a pinhole body cap is a rite of passage on any digital photographer’s journey. It’s a great way to get some of the unpredictability of analog photography without spending loads money on film or having to wait for the results to come back from a lab. But how do you make a pinhole body cap? And what do you shoot once you’ve made your pinhole body cap? That’s what you’ll discover in this article. What is a pinhole body…

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5 DIY Macro Photography Hacks for Stunning Macro Photos (on a Budget) – Photography Article

Do you want to take stunning macro photos… …on a budget? In this article, I’m going to show you exactly how you can capture amazing macro photos (without breaking the bank). You’ll discover 5 DIY macro photography hacks which you can use for consistently gorgeous images. Sound good? Let’s dive right in, starting with: 1. Use a board for a stunning macro photography background First things first: In macro photography, the background matters almost as much as your main subject.…

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