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Lighting Setup: Hanging Bulbs Portrait

Feb 1, 2024
Jake Hicks

I’ve been shooting for a long time now, but there are always some lighting setups that I’ve never gotten around to shooting. I’m sure we…

How to DIY your own budget studio flag/reflector clamps

Sep 6, 2023
Jake Hicks

We all know there is a seemingly limitless amount of gear we can get for the studio, and clamps seemingly make up a large part…

Reflectors in photography – a complete guide

Aug 17, 2023
Daniela Bowker

If there’s one piece of kit that any photographer should have, it’s a reflector. They are inexpensive, simple to use, and highly effective. We’re going to look at the different types of reflectors you can purchase and how to use them. You’ll see why anyone with a camera, from an amateur to a professional photographer with years of experience, should never be without one.

Lighting Setup: How to build and use a DIY Scrim in the Studio

Mar 1, 2023
Jake Hicks

There are quite literally thousands of lighting modifiers on the market today, but which ones are good, which ones should you avoid and… can you…

Make your own DIY tilting mirror board reflector for just $33

Oct 11, 2022
Alex Baker

Here at DIYP we love DIY projects, hence the name! There are quite a few camera and filmmaking-related projects you can easily take on….

How to shoot a clean and simple coloured fill portrait in the studio

May 19, 2022
Jake Hicks

Sometimes you just want a clean and quick setup to start a shoot off the right way. Sure, you may have a ton of creative…

Three cheap and easy DIY reflectors you can use to take your portraits to the next level

Apr 19, 2022
John Aldred

Reflectors are one of the most valuable tools a portrait photographer can own. And we’re not talking about monetary value, but usefulness. Their cost…

Lighting setup: Combining hard and soft light

Dec 9, 2021
Jake Hicks

Trigger Warning: Yes these shots are of a young lady in her underwear and no that is certainly not necessary for this setup to work….

Try these DIY portrait backgrounds to improve your holiday portraits

Dec 7, 2021
Joe Edelman

It’s the holiday season and I have a few cool tips to help you upgrade your portraits of family and friends this year. I…

Creating dappled light with a DIY reflector

Jul 13, 2021
Nick Fancher

  What if I told you that i only used one light to create this image. It’s true. I used one of my favorite lighting…