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19 Camera Hacks That Will Improve Your Photography Skills

 Looking to take some professional photos? Professional photography gear can cost thousands of dollars, but this guide will show you how to take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. So, if you have a little time and some patience and don't mind simple DIY hacks, you can achieve similar results with these easy tips:
 
 
1. Looking to create a Bokeh background? Use tinfoil to create this effect.
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2. Looking to create a unique shadow effect, use a sifter.
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3. Need to take an underwater shot? Use a fish tank.  
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4. For a seamless background system, use a piece of cloth and cardboard. 
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5. For a softbox effect, use a plastic bag. 
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6. For a video slider, use a towel. 
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7. Want to take a photo from above? This is how to get your perfect top-down effect: 
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8. Manipulate visual perception using forced perspectives.
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9. Add lights with regular bulbs.
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10. For a heart-shaped bokeh, cut out a heart shape in a cardboard. 
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11. Create an easy macro lens hack: 
 
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12. Create a filter using your sunglasses. 
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13. Use a CD to create lens flares. 
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14. Use a plastic bag smeared with Vaseline for a soft-focus lens effect.
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15. To create an effect of steam, use ordinary appliances.
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16. Cut different shapes in cardboard for a window shadow. 
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17. Create hazy photos using a sandwich bag. 
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18. For an arty filter use colored plastic bags. 
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19. Use a coffee hood as a lens cap. 
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