Foam core is an easy way to mount your photos. But, how do you frame photos mounted on foam core? It’s easier than you think!
Do-It-Yourself Photography Projects
It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional photographer or a beginner, digital photography can be expensive. I don’t imagine there are too many people out there with their “wish list” complete. To help alleviate some of the “I want” pains, here are several articles that will teach you how to make your own digital photography equipment and gadgets, from tripods to backdrop stands. Save money, get creative and have fun with these easy-to-follow do-it-yourself projects! Here you will also find DIY photography crafts, providing you with ways to give your photos the attention they deserve.
Driving down the road, and see that picture you really want to take? Maybe it’s of the world speeding past you, or maybe you just can’t get out of a traffic jam, but you need a way to take a picture from inside your car! This article provides some ideas for a car camera mount.
Want a reflector or diffuser to even out those harsh contrasts in your next photo shoot outdoors, or even just for a clean background, but don’t want to buy an expensive professional getup? All you need is a sheet! This article provides a simple DIY guide to making your own sheet reflector.
Photographers are often concerned with improving the quality of light from their shoe mount flashes as evidenced by the wide variety of light modifiers available for small flash units. The Ultimate Light Box is a versatile and effective entry into this crowded category.
Cleaning fluid is essential for any owner of electronics, from the computer you’re reading this on to the digital camera you take pictures with, but there is no reason to buy it at the store. It is quick, easy and cheap to mix for yourself at home. This article explains.
Outfitting a photo studio is an expensive proposition. Good quality light modifiers, particularly soft boxes aren’t cheap. Fortunately, there are some modestly priced alternatives. The Photek Softlighter II is one of them.
Colored gels can change the look of the light from shoe mount flash units and offer the photographer the opportunity for added creativity. Here’s a review for the Rosco Strobist Collection.
Barn Doors are a popular studio tool used to restrict and shape light in a variety of ways. Photographers using shoe mount flash have only recently started acquiring tools that could perform similar functions for their flash units. Here’s one barn doors that works with many shoe mount units.
Good quality light stands aren’t cheap, but they are usually worth it. Risking an expensive monolight on a cheap light stand is not a good idea. Savage’s heavy duty light stand is an exception.
If money’s tight this year but you still want to send out holiday greetings, why not make your own unique holiday photo cards? Here are two simple, straightforward methods to help get you started.