With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s probably a good time to share some inspiration for gift ideas. So, we’ve put together a little collection of items, both DIY and available for purchase to make your life a bit easier come May 11th.
We’ll start from least expensive and work our way towards the more expensive gear. Along with each project or product will be a short summary of what it is and an accompanying link to find out how to make it or where to purchase it.
Just the other day we shared an awesome ‘hack’ of sorts to get up to nine times as much battery life out of your camera using an external battery. And today we have another hack, albeit one that’s a bit more involved and uses extra batteries you might actually have laying around the house.
How to Make a DIY Camera Brooch —Photojojo
It involves drawing the camera onto white shrink plastic, baking it to shrink it, and then attaching a brooch pin onto the back.
Want a crafty way to show off your travel photos? Try creating a personalized photo map, with states, provinces, or countries in the map replaced with pictures showing you in those locations.
When it comes to days where there are long periods of shooting — particularly video — it’s always nice to know you have enough battery power to make it through the day. And while Canon’s LP-E6 and LP-E8s are great, they tend to only last about an hour a piece when shooting HD video.
To make sure you have enough battery life to shoot a fair amount and then some, Chris Winter shares a neat little semi-hack he’s come up with to make an external battery capable of lasting up to 9 times as long as a standard Canon battery. Read more…
We recently took a look at some of the best camera hacks that will save you tons of money. Today we’ve decided to turn things up a notch and progress to the next level! If you’re the kind of person who loves to take things apart to find out how they work, you’ll love the ingenious camera hacks below. Read more…