DIY Projects


Make a DIY Photography Drone With Some Balloons and Your Camera Phone

So you really want a drone for Christmas, but you're on Santa's naughty list this year? Here's a way to McGyver one yourself.

Great Instruction On Building DIY V-Flats

Even if you like to buy all your gear, you may find it hard to find V-Flats to buy, and you can make brilliant ones like this for little time and money.

How We Shot It: Polaroid Photo Booth with On-camera Flash

How I created this fun, easy and inexpensive polaroid photo booth set-up using on-camera flash and a hand-made polaroid prop for a holiday charity fundraiser event.

DIY: Make Your Own Triple Reflector For Less Than $40

The tried and true triple reflector is a favorite of glamor and headshots, and this DIY tutorial will show you how to make one for less than $40.

3 Simple DIY Solutions To Hang a Backdrop

Hanging a backdrop seems to be such an easy task until you actually do so. Do you tape them, clamp them, clip them...and on what?

Dollar Store Steals | 5 Photography Must-Haves For $1 Or Less

Photography is an equipment-heavy craft, but luckily there are tons of genuinely useful photography accessories that we can purchase for a song. Here are 5 of my favourite go-to...

DIY: Make GoPro Anti-Fog Inserts For Pennies

This easy method to make anti-fog inserts for your GoPro is from YouTuber, Ho Stevie, saves you from purchasing the $15 official GoPro inserts which work great, but will only...

5 Inexpensive and Clever Microphone Mounts For Video

Caleb Pike, from DSLR Video Shooter, shows us '5 Handy and Creative Ways to Mount a Microphone.'

How To DIY Fix A Camera For $5 When The Manufacturer Quotes Over $700

Fixing your own camera gear is hugely satisfying, and can save you huge amounts of money. Here's one photographer's story of fixing his GH4 Mount, and my own.

Inexpensive Product Photography | DIY Shooting Table

Product photography can be expensive. Check out this DIY shooting table solution from Alex Koloskov over at Photigy.

Money Saving Photography Hacks Using 6 Ikea Products

If you've ever spent time at Ikea, leisurely strolling through its departments, you might find some items that make good photography accessories.

DIY Reflector | Make This Simple and Inexpensive Lighting Tool

It's a long holiday weekend which means the beach, BBQ, and DIY projects! If you're going out to Home Depot to pick up a few tools to fix something around the house, make sure...