16 Camera Hacks To Take Flawless Pictures

Since we are living in an age where everything we eat, drink, and do is photographed, it’s obviously very important to have those photos stand out. Not all of us are pro’s (despite what social media profiles will read), and not all of us can afford expensive lenses to make our photo’s pop. But there are a number of cool camera hacks you can do on the cheap that will totally make your shots stand out and look unique. Check out these 16 tricks and see what you can come up with the next time you photograph your dinner, drink, or your self.

1. Stylized vintage photos using Vaseline


2. A bean bag tripod


3. DIY bokeh shapes


4. DIY lens hood from a coffee sleeve


5. DIY studio style snoot for lighting


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6. Use lentils to reduce camera shake

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7. In case you need a ring flash

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8. Make your own lightbox at home using paper and a window


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9. Create photo haze with a sandwich bag

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10. Add some variety with DIY backdrops

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11. Turn your phone into a shutter remote with Trigger Trap

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12. Make your own felt carrying case to protect and easily transport your camera

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13. Make your own rain-proof camera bag

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14. Bounce the flash with a business card

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15. Make a light diffuser from an empty milk carton

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16. Macro lens made from a toilet roll

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