camera hacks

Viral TikTok photography hacks: Do they really work?

Sep 1, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

There’s a bunch of photography “hacks” going around on TikTok and other platforms. But do they actually work? Well, Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street…

Convert any Android phone into an HDMI monitor

Jul 19, 2020
Udi Tirosh

Whatever your camera is, you probably have an App to turn your phone into a wireless monitor. Sony has Imaging Edge;  Canon has Camera Connect;…

Give your Sony A7III “vlogging mode” with this totally warranty-voiding DIY hack

Jan 10, 2019
John Aldred

Just to make it clear from the go, this will void any warranty you have with your camera should you try this. But, I think…

Here are 9 simple DIY photography hacks

Dec 2, 2018
John Aldred

Everybody loves quick tips and in this video, we bring you nine of our favourites. They’re all pretty straightforward and even beginners shouldn’t have a problem giving…

You can turn GoPro Hero into GoPro Hero 5 by hacking its firmware, report says

Sep 14, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Earlier this year, GoPro launched GoPro Hero, a $220 simplified action camera. But according to some reports, it’s actually nothing else but a Hero 5…

These camera “hacks” will actually make you a better filmmaker

May 21, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

We’ve seen plenty of cheap, DIY tricks that help you create all kinds of effects for photography and filmmaking. While some of them certainly are…

This guy hated his Sony A7 electronic viewfinder so much that he just cut it off

Oct 13, 2017
John Aldred

I have to say, this is probably one of the more extreme camera mods I’ve seen in recent times. Sure, there were some doozies back…

8 creative camera hacks in under 90 seconds that you can try yourself

Dec 15, 2016
John Aldred

Photographers are always coming up with ways to try and think a little differently. Sometimes they add a little uniqueness and interest to our shot….

Hack a 50 year old Russian film camera and repurpose its lens for modern DSLRs

Mar 31, 2016
John Aldred

When it comes to ridiculously cheap but very useful lenses, you’d be hard pushed to beat 40+ year old Russian technology, and this suggestion from Mathieu Stern is no…

DIY: Photographer Uses $0.5 TP Rolls To Diffuse $700 Macro Strobes

Jun 18, 2015
Udi Tirosh

Here is a great tip we got from Mark Thorpe and it has to do both with TP rolls and with Macro photography. It turns out that…