DIY Projects

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DIY Sun-Blaster | Build Your Own 1000w Equivalent LED Flashlight

DIY Perks, the people who showed us how to make this DIY "insanely bright" LED panel, has a new video giving instructions on how to build a "phenomenally bright" 1000 Watt...
How I Shot It: Wildlife Photographer With a 50mm
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DIY Off-Camera Flash Hack: Wildlife Photographer With A 50mm

A creative DIY off-camera flash hack for getting up close and personal with a timid, nocturnal animal in the darkness of its treetop habitat.
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Make Your Own DIY Lightweight GoPro Camera Stabilizer With Some LEGO Bricks and Rubber Bands

You could spend around $70 for a stabilizer for your GoPro OR you could be super cool and build your own out of LEGO bricks like this guy did. For free.
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Keeping Tabs on Gels - DIY Quick Swap Color Correction

Photographer Raul M. Leal demonstrates a way to attach the gel swatches to your flash without a sticky residue.
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$50 DIY Continuous Lighting Set-Up For Great Portraits | Aaron Nace

For little money, you can have a 3 light set-up for taking great portrait. Aaron Nace shows you how to make it, and make the most out of it.
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DIY: Inexpensive and Easy-To-Make Macro Extension Tube

Learn how to make this simple and inexpensive DIY extension tube that will save you hundreds of dollars!
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Easychrome: A DIY Aerochrome-Emulating, Color-Infrared Point & Shoot Camera

Got an old camera? Make an Easychrome: The DIY Aerochrome-emulating, LO-FI color infrared point & shoot. The closest thing to digital Aerochrome yet!
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Best DIY Projects of 2014

This was an incredible year for for DIY photography projects. As the year comes to a close, we look back at some of the best projects that you can you can make with just a few...
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An Elegant DIY Slider For $75 | Rhino Camera Gear

Rhino Camera Gear founder Kyle Hart offers his gift to us all in the form of this great looking/performing DIY slider with full instructions.
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6 DIY Holiday Gifts For The Photographer In Your Life

What are you to do when you have no idea what to buy the photographers in your life? Go the DIY route!
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Possibly The Best DIY Beauty Dish There Is

Beauty dishes don't come cheap, but if you're willing to trade some off time and elbow grease you may just be able to have a great one at little cost.
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How To Package & Mail Your Prints, By Some Of The Best In The Business

We take a tremendous amount of effort, care, and time to create our images, so we should spend a few moments learning how to package them. Here's how the Saatchi Gallery does it.
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