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.
Ever thought of making your own photo gifts, like a mug, scrapbook, magnet and more? We’ve rounded up 15 incredibly creative ways to turn digital photos into treasured memories. You can even learn how to wrap your gifts in DIY photo projects like personalized wrapping paper and gift tags!
Photography can be an expensive hobby, and even more expensive when you go pro. But there is a lot of equipment that is essentially very simple and can be made at home with a little instruction and the right materials.
We all need photography equipment when we are on the go. You can’t, however, pack up your entire studio and take it with you. And, cost is often prohibitive for buying portable equipment. You can make your own portable equipment for any occasion.
Matting a photo offers many benefits: it protects the image from direct contact with the glass; the mat provides artistic space; and if you’re trying to sell photographs, mats and frames add a polished, professional appearance that will attract potential buyers. Learn how to mat a photo on your own.
Here is a look at how to make a photo collage in the modern context.
Want to make a camera obscura? Well, it’s actually quite easy and cheap to do. Learn more in this DIY tutorial.
Want to make a lens cover for your favorite lens? It’s a cheap and easy way to protect your lens, and you may already have the materials that you need for this project. Make your own DIY lens cap today!
If you want a good weekend or rainy day project, then make a shoebox camera. This project is fun for the whole family, and it is really inexpensive to make. Learn how to make a shoebox camera in this article.
Got an old scanner that you’re not using? Well, then why don’t you make a camera from a scanner? It’s a cheap project and gives new life to your old scanner. Learn how to make a camera from a scanner here.
Want to how to make a microscope camera adapter? Well, it’s not actually as hard as it appears. You do, however, need the right equipment. Learn more in this article.