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Here Are 7 DIY Photography Hacks That Everyone Should Know

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Using household objects, photographer Markus Berger demonstrates seven creative and practical photography tips that you can try out today.

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Tip 1: Use a beer koozie to protect your lens.

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Materials needed: Beer koozie.

Tip 2: Use a black tile and a tablet to shoot some awesome product photography.

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Materials needed: One black tile, a tablet, and a camera that allows long exposures.

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Tip 3: Shoot through a glass ball for a different perspective on your subject.

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Materials needed: A medium/large glass ball.

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Tip 4: Use aerosol spray and a lighter to create dramatic fire effects.

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Materials needed: Any type of aerosol spray (hairspray works fine) and a lighter. WARNING: USING ANY KIND OF FIRE CAN AND WILL BE DANGEROUS. USE THIS TIP AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION!

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Tip 5: Cut up the material from a stocking and wrap it around the front of your lens for a soft focus effect.

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Materials needed: A pair of stockings and a rubber band.

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Tip 6: Use a mirror to reflect light for cool lighting effects.

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Materials needed: A mirror.

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Tip 7: Cheap tube lights make for an excellent light source and there are endless ways you can use them.

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Materials needed: A cheap tube light.

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Now grab your camera, and go out and shoot... the world is waiting for you.

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