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9 Easy DIY Photography Tricks & Hacks

COOPH want to get you thinking more creatively with their 9 top DIY photography tricks and hacks.

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Here are some rather interesting DIY ideas, tips & hacks that you can use to fill your boots with new inspiration, get yourself out of a photography rut or, you can simply use them for a bit of fun. Either way, there's plenty to have a go at and you should capture some interesting results if you have a go at all 9 suggestions. 

The video has been put together by our friends COOPH who have previously shared tutorials on creating a better Instagram account, photographing nudes, street photography and travel photography (just to name a few). 

The video covers the following 9 points and you can take a look at some of the images COOPH has captured for this challenge below. 

  1. How to use forced perspective to create awesome trick photography
  2. How to create a DIY macro lens
  3. How to create a magnetic mount 
  4. How to create a wall of bokeh
  5. How to create & shoot pinhole photography
  6. How to create a shower curtain softbox
  7. How to use a fishtank as an underwater housing
  8. How to create a ‘ring of fire’
  9. How to shoot high-speed drops


Wall of bokeh


eye close-up


Pinhole portrait


Underwater and above water


ring of fire portrait


Splash photography


Got a smartphone? You should check out COOPH's 8 DIY Smartphone photography tricks

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