43 Photography Hacks, Mods And DIY Projects

My gift to you readers for DIYP 3rd Year Aniversarry – 43 Photography Hacks, Mods And DIY Projects. (And some shameless self promotion)

Light Modifiers

DIY Gridspot - Gelling

1. Homemade Speedlite “Snoot”

2. The Best Softbox Ever

3. Using A Cooling Honeycomb As A DIY Gridspot

4. The DIY Speed Strap

5. The DIY Speed Strap – Accessories And Samples

6. Kimel’s Pop Up Flash Soft Box Diffuser

7. Drinking Beer – Out! Snooting – In!

8. Striplight and Softbox

9. Gel Holder for Flash

10. V Cards

11. Even Better Softbox Part One – The Build Process

12. The CD Spindle Ringflash

13. The Food Saver Omnibounce

14. The DIY Strip Light

15. Thomas Schwenger Complete Two Seconds Lighting Kit

16. Just Fab’s Turkey Pan Beauty Dish

17. DIY Wax-Fen Flash Diffuser – Yet Another Bouncy Thingy

18. Homemade Gridspot

19. A Home Grown Softbox

20. Flash Mounted homemade DIY Beauty Dish or From Soup Dish to Beauty Dish

Backdrop Mounts

backdrop Stand

21. Home Made Cheap DIY Backdrop Stand

22. Plumbers Light-Backdrop Stand

23. Greenscreens and Backdrop Stands

24. Double Your Light Stand As A Portable Backdrop Mount System

25. DIY Ghetto-Fab Portable Backdrop Stand


tie dye backdrop

26. Cheap DIY Muslin Photography Background

27. Spice Up Your Home Made Muslin Backdrop

28. Really Cheap Homemade Diy Studio

Lights And Power 


29. Home-made Power Pack Flashes

30. More Power To Your Flash – External SLA Battery Flash Mod

31. DIY Spider Light by Alex Campagna

32. Cactus Slave Flash Cable Hack

33. Disposable Camera Ring Flash

34. The Strip Light That Won’t Strip You

35. Great Way To Build a Ringlight

36. Cold Halogen Lights

37. Empower Yourself On Location (Or Two Portable Power Packs)

38. The Cheapest Ring Light Ever

Lighting Fixtures 

The Mother Of All Light Tents

39. DIY Cheap Soft Light Panel Frame Designed for Flash

40. The Origami Studio (An Extrapolation to The $0.02 Macro Studio)

41. The Mother Of All Light Tents

42. Sticks, Stones, Concrete and Killer Lighting

43. The Ghetto Studio

This is also a great opportunity to say a big thank you for DIYP sponsors – they pay the bill that keeps this site going:

Tronix – The makers of the great ExploreXT
Wix – who will flash your image gallery up in ways beyond imagination