Whether you’re a beginner or an expert photographer, getting that perfect shot often takes painstaking effort and excruciating time. South African camera pro Sheldon Evans has a few quick – and we mean snappy – tricks that can cut your shooting time in half and save you heaps of hassle.
In a 1-minute 28-second video, Evans demonstrates 5 ways you can use simple household devices, such as CDs and matches, to produce high-quality photo or video effects. This could keep the cost of your next photoshoot low, and might help you travel with less gear. To boot, each technique is so simple that your dog could probably pull it off.
1. Fake Macro Bokeh
2. Plastic bag softbox
3. Towel video slider
4. Lens flares
5. Matchstick film burn
This post is originally written by Sheldon Evans. He is known for his wedding photography in Johannesburg, but has recently become a popular YouTube personality with almost 3 thousand subscribers. Watch the video bellow: