The Perfect Gift Guide for DIY Photographers

Have you ever had to buy presents for a friend or family member that likes photography, or thinks of you as the photographer in the group who will know best what will make their selfies and cat pictures that much better? Here is a quick guide from James Popsys on what to get them if you don't want to spend that much money.

We're talking lens hoods made from stuff you can find in the kitchen, a cardholder made from an ice cube bag, and a if the person is aiming to do more video, get them a furry sock instead of a deadcat for their microphone. It's all here, and they're all great ideas, especially if you don't want to spend that $10. "The last thing you want to do is give someone the impression that you got them a really good present," said Popsys.

I used to be a DIY photographer. I made my beauty dishes out of salad bowls which worked pretty well. But these ideas are way better, and you won't need to saw or grind anything in the garage. If you're on a last dash to the store to get something, this might just be what you need.

[via James Popsys]

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