Tip of the Day: DIY items for a tight budget

DIYPhotography.net has some ideas to help you add to your photography accessories for your flash. Along the way you may think of a better way to get the final results you want to achieve using your flash or speed lights. —Melissa MacateeContributing Blogger

DIYPhotography.net has some ideas to help you add to your photography accessories for your flash.  If you can print and/or fold, you can create your own lens hood, gel holder and light modifiers similar to Sto- fen or Lumiquest. You can create your own gels by printing on transparency sheets.  With a little time and creativity you can make items similar to those offered commercially for a fraction of the cost.  Along the way you may think of a better way to get the final results you want to achieve using your flash or speed lights.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger