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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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DIY Photography Galore! Three Projects to Save You Money

Have some time this weekend? Don't have a lot of money? Make your own panoramic timelapse with your phone, build an inexpensive dolly, and create a free ring light.
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How I Shot It: Cruising The World In Infrared On Bike

As a love letter to the raw power of the velocipede, I wanted to take a photo that epitomises the sensational experience of coasting down the famed Peachtree Street in Atlanta...
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Build A Camera Slider With Bearings For Under $100

Quality bearing based sliders can be quite expensive. If you don't mind going DIY though, we have a great build to share with you that you can make for under $100.
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Inexpensive Light Modifier: The Black Foamie Thing

In this video, photographer Neil van Niekerk has a quick and inexpensive trick to help modify your light.
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DIY Tilt-Shift Lens Made With a Broken Canon 50mm f1.8 and Some Duct Tape

Sawing a broken 50mm 1.8 in half and using duct tape, photographer Witono Halim made a tilt shift lens for about $27.
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DIY Light Table for Quick Negative Scanning

Photographer Marius Hanzak has a low cost DIY project that can help you digitize that box of negatives that you have been putting off.
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DIY: Build a Simple Ring Light Using LED Strips and a Frisbee For Around $30

Photographers tend to have a love/hate relationship with ring lights. While ring lights may be great for some situations, in others, it may look completely dreadful. So why...
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Skip The Lab: How To Mount & Frame Prints Yourself | DIY With Tony Roslund

Bring your photos to life as Tony Roslund shows you how to mount and frame your images to lab standard, for a fraction of the cost.
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Camera Obscura Made With An Old Flatbed Scanner and Some Gold Duct Tape

Why buy a camera when you can build your own? For Joe Barone, building a camera is just part of the photographic process. He built his with an old scanner and some duct tape.
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