11 DIY Lighting Hacks for Digital Photographers

Digital Lighting School put together a list of 11 different lighting hacks that just might turn you into an okay photographer into a good or even great one. In case you missed them, they are:

  • A Multi-Super-SB-Ring Light, made out of six speedlight flashes and a coffee can.
  • Next, a Poor Man’s Ring Flash, fashioned out of a used plastic milk jug.
  • Or how about an inexpensive light tent?
  • And the can’t-get-much-simpler Party Bouncer Card, pictured above.
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Poladroid: Give Your Photos an Instant Polaroid Effect!

created on: 11/06/08

Last winter, Polaroid announced its plans to stop produce its instant camera film. Bad news indeed, as such an aesthetic has become a mainstay in our contemporary culture, ‘specially for those who grew up in the 1980s, as a Polaroid was many of our generation’s first camera. Indeed, some have made careers in such a medium.

Thankfully, the digital age, which brought an end to the instant film technology in the first place, has redeemed itself with POLADROID, a free drag-and-drop image creator that makes your digital photos Polaroid-ish in shape, aspect, and exposure. Continue Reading