Selfie monopods getting you down? Yearning for the days of ingeniously hardcore hands-on approach to photography? Fret not, because we’ve got something that could give your smartphone phone photographer street cred a big boost. (Or, you know, just give you some cool skills to use in your photography.)
The really cool folks at Cooperative of Photography have come out a video of eight analog hacks so easy to do, you’ll be wanting to try these DIY hacks out by the time you’re done watching it.
One of the really great takeaways from this video is while having cutting-edge state-of-the-art tools at your disposal is of course very, very nice indeed, you don’t necessarily have to spend a ton of cash just to get really good shots out of your phone camera. All it takes is some resourcefulness, a steady hand, and some clever use of items you may very well find around your home, your office, or just your home office.
Fretting you might have missed the chance to order a pizza that comes in a ready-to-convert-projector box? Don’t be sad, because you can actually pull of the same trick with any regular box, some duct tape, card stock, and a camera lens or a magnifying glass. All you need do is follow the steps in the video, and you’ll have yourself a projector to exhibit your cool photographs and wow your friends, all to be had on a shoestring budget.
If you or a friend want to get the poshest shots for your OOTDs, why not take it to the top with hi-key shots? All it takes is some dark surface and locking the exposure with a hold of the button. Travelers and backpackers may also find the shades filter to be a handy trick, specially when taking photographs of fantastic landscapes.
Watch the video bellow:
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