Boom! Woah!
Exploding Box Photo Album

Some explosions are loud and pretty. Like fireworks.

Other explosions are quiet and pretty. Like this amazing photo album that we’re gonna teach you to make.

That’s right! We’re gonna lead you step by step through the surprisingly simple process of making an Exploding Box Photo Album!

(Don’t worry, it doesn’t really explode. No safety goggles needed.)


Make 3D Wiggle Gifs
In 3 Simple Steps!

Worms wiggle. Your toes wiggle. And hey, gifs wiggle, too!

Or at least they can. And when they do, they look three-dimensional. How cool is that?

Now that Facebook is allowing gifs (whee!), we wanna use that new found power to post lots of 3D photos in the form of fun wiggle gifs! And we’re gonna show you how easy it to make ’em in just three steps.

This fun spin on the classic stereograph will have you fondly remembering the old days of photography, while also marveling at just how far we’ve come!

Give Your Gifs the Gift of Dance 

Ideas for Photo Fun With
Water & Food Coloring

“Wow! Oh my gosh! Cool!”

This is what your friends will say when they see your gorgeous photos of food coloring in water.

These shots are not only incredible but surprisingly easy! And with our setup tips and ideas you’re gonna get the most vibrant and unique results possible.

Just don’t get so mesmerized by all those dancing colors that you forget to take the shot!

Make Photo Magic with Food Coloring


DIY Roundup:
Photo Gifts for Mom

Your mom is the best! So her gift this Mother’s Day should be just as incredible as she is, right?

Right! And the best part is, you don’t have to look far for the perfect present. You can easily make it out of some of those gorgeous pics you’ve been taking.

(All you need is to channel your inner craft-machine!)  

So we’ve put together a list of DIY Photo Gifts that are sure to put a huge smile on your mom’s face.

Happy Mom’s Day, moms!

10 DIY Photo Gifts for Mom 


Shoot Your Own
Frozen Flower Photos!

Spring is upon us. And it’s bringing a ton of flowers.

Now the only question is: whatcha gonna do with all those blooming beauties?

Ooh, we know! You should freeze ’em, photograph ’em, and then marvel at the gorgeous results.

Seriously, frozen floral photos are so pretty and unique that it’s almost unfair . So let us show you how to make them with this easy peasy (freezy) tutorial.

Freeze Flowers for Stunning Photos

Thanks for the inspiration Mo Devlin!

Create Your Own
Super Sparkly
Bokeh Background

When points of light are out of focus they turn into sparkling orbs of awesomeness.

This is called bokeh!

Wouldn’t it be cool if your next backdrop was made completely out of this fantastic effect? We tried it and loved it, and chances are you will, too!

So we’ve put together a step-by-step tutorial on how to make your very own glittery bokeh backdrop. Follow along and let the magic begin.

Make Dreamy Bokeh Backdrops

Have Fun With Prints:
DIY Project Roundup!

Photo albums/picture frames are fantastic. Really, we love ’em.

But we also love finding new and imaginative ways for you to show off your amazing work.

(Plus, we never turn down a crafting opportunity.)

So we’ve rounded up over 50 DIY projects for your glorious prints. (And hey, this list will come in handy once you use our new Disposable Camera App!)

Get Yo’ Craft On


Get Surreal With
Oil and Water Photos

Have you ever tried to mix oil and water? Fortunately it just doesn’t work.

“Wait,” you say. “Why is this fortunate?”

Well because, otherwise you wouldn’t get such fantastic-looking effects when you try to combine the two!

And once you get close (like macro close) then oil and water’s aversion to mingling will result in some seriously surreal photographs.

Excited yet? Good! ‘Cause we’re here to walk you through the five easy steps it takes to create these magical macro shots.

Simple Steps for Oil and Water Magic

How To Take Awesome Instant Portraits

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Reason #2654 why instant cameras are the coolest thing since sliced artisanal bread: portraits, baby!

Keep these tricks up your sleeve next time you’re photographing your friend/nanna/cat/batman figure to give your portraits a bit of POW!

Embrace instant and give your digital camera a rest, like, this instant.

Learn How To Take Awesome Instant Portraits


DIY Pop-Up Photos

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Flat pack, flat hair, flat soda. Flat out yuck.

Nothing good ever comes with just one level so it’s time for your photos to aim higher.

Step up and give your photos depth with a quick stack, a fold and a pop.

Pop-up photos make sweet keepsake gifts and will make any desk/wall/shelf look great.

Feel that? Another dimension awaits! (oohhh-oohhhh-hhoooh)

Learn How To Make Your Own Pop-Up Photos