DIY Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR for under $50
We recently reviewed the CamRanger, an awesome device that allows you to control your DSLR wirelessly. The biggest complaint that most of you, and I to be honest, have with the CamRanger system is its relatively high price tag. For those of you who like me do not have the $$$ to grab a CamRanger I recently found this system that is cheaper and surprisingly offers most of the same features, all for under $50.
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 objects because wood can go with almost any food and add character to the shot. Today I am going to show you how to make your own quality double sided wood background for under $50.
DIY Newborn Photography | How We Shot It
Before I go into too much detail about how exactly I shot this Image I wanted to take a minute and talk about WHY I took this image. Three and a half months ago my wife and I welcomed the newest member of our family to the world, and being a photographer I wanted some of those awesome newborn portraits that I always see on Facebook and Pinterest. I thought I could do it myself. How hard could it be, right?
Nifty DIY Ring Light
DigitalRev is known for doing some pretty interesting things on their YouTube channel. In one of their latest episodes they tasked a professional photographer with building a DIY ring light to use on a model who would be showing up in 2 hours.
The Most Beautiful DIY Camera Stabilizer Ever
Beautiful Gear and DIY generally do not mix, lets be honest and admit that 80% of DIY gear builds look like crap. Function is the most important aspect of a DIY project for most people, how the thing looks is near the end of the list.
StrobePack, The DIY Portrait Studio You Can Wear!
We all know that your camera’s built in flash is a terrible light source, and that a single on-camera flash is the way to go. But what if I told you that you could build your own mobile lighting studio, which you wear on your back, curious?
Create Beautiful Soft Light with this DIY LitePanel!
Diffusion panels are great ways to get beautiful soft light from almost any source. Commercial diffusion panels like the photoflex litepanels can be really expensive, $350 is close to what you can expect to pay for a nice commercial product like that.
Build Your Own ‘Still Life’ Folding Table for around $30
I love still life photography, it’s one of my favorite things to do when I’m bored and don’t have a person to shoot. I was recently searching for a good table for shooting my still life work, but as you can imagine the commercially available tables are rather expensive. Since my budget is rather low I decided to look into DIY alternatives, and that was when I came across this great DIY build over on DIY Photography.
DIY Follow Focus for your SLR Camera
One of the most sought after pieces of equipment for budding filmmakers is the follow focus. The follow focus is a great devices that helps camera operators push and pull focus to specific points, this would be hard to near impossible to do free hand. The only problem for budding filmmakers is that follow focus devices can be rather spendy.
Make an Awesome Vintage Backdrop with this new Video from Sue Bryce
Yesterday Sue Bryce released a bonus video from her 28 days with Sue Creative Live course, it is called Making a Vintage Backdrop and it is a great resource for anyone looking to take their studio DIY.