DIY Projects


Create Your Own Ten-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Long Exposures

Love the look of long exposure images, but can’t afford a ten-stop neutral density filter? Let me show you how to use an inexpensive piece of welding glass to create stunning...

10 Christmas Photography Ideas and Tips

Photography and Christmas seem to go hand in hand. With all of your family and friends together, you have a chance to create imagery that will be shared online, physically...
Sony A7R Shutter Slap Issues

Latest Sony A7R Accessory - A Block of Wood?

Long lens shooters might want to think twice before splashing out on the Sony A7R unless you've got access to some premium timber
DIY Snow

DIY Snow For Your Holiday Photo Fun

Everyone dreams of a snowy white holiday season, the reality is though that many of us do not live in areas where snow happens often - if ever. So what can you do to bring a...

Rapid Build, Low Cost, DIY 2 Sided Reflector

An effective, inexpensive reflector option when you're without your proper gear, or don't want to spend a lot. Takes only minutes to make and produces surprisingly good results.

DIY Food Photography Background For Under $50

One item that you need to really take your food photography to another level is a quality background. A popular choice is to shoot on large wood cutting boards or similar...
11.02.2013 9 Comments

Video Lighting Tips for Under $100

Create an effective video/constant lighting kit for your next photo shoot under $100.
Build A DIY Scrim For Under $50

Make Your Own DIY 6x6 Scrim for Under $50

I am fanatical when it comes to DIY gear, if I can make gear myself that does the job and saves me money then I am all over it. Today I have one such DIY project for you, a...
10.21.2013 2 Comments

Pumpkin Carving: Halloween Pumpkin Frames

Let's Get Festive! This is the time of year where we get to show off our artwook in the form of pumpkin carving. You don't have to be an professional artist to carve a pumpkin...
10.20.2013 4 Comments

DIY $10 Smartphone Macro Photo Stand

Have about $10 and 20 minutes? You could be photographing cells with your smartphone the same day, as well as be the hero of young children and your geeky friends alike!
09.24.2013 2 Comments

What is Going on Here? An Introduction to Camera Obscura

A Reddit user posted a photo of a building reflecting into a dark room. There are no lenses involved, no special effects, just a regular window with regular blinds. So what...
09.11.2013 No Comments

DIY: Cool Way to Store Your Seamless Paper and Backgrounds

In this BTS video by Rob Grimm, you learn a cool way to build DIY storage for your background materials in a safe, out of the way place.