Forgetting to bring an extra roll of film is like leaving the house with no pants on!
We all know that’s a bummer.
This DIY Film Ammo Strap will give you the sleekest, chicest way to securely carry your extra rolls of film with you.
The strap is inspired by those handy vintage camera straps that came with elastic loops for film.
You’ll never lose another shot because you’ll always have another roll of film.
Published on August 30, 2012 — See more DIY
Film lovers unite!
This tutorial will give you the power to recreate a tiny 35mm film canister into a larger-than-life reminder of the good ol’ days.
Use it as a prop for photos, store unused rolls of film and other camera related goodies, or just make yourself feel really small!
This film canister will hold more than you ever thought could fit onto a 24-exposure roll.
We’ve seen record temperatures this summer. Sometimes, it’s just too hot to be outside!
But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy scenic views from the comfort of your living room (and air conditioner).
Learn how to turn your photos into glowing photo spheres!
You’ve seen those plain paper lanterns at the store, and now you can convert them to show off your own bright and colorful photographs.
And when the temperature drops, you can take your photo spheres out on the porch. Your neighbors will appreciate the view.
Photography and stencil art go hand-in-hand quite merrily, but it’s not so great if you’re not chummy with the scissors.
Well, Mr. Snippy Scissor, meet your match with the nifty masking liquid, or what we like to call liquid magic.
What is it? Well, painters use it to prevent parts of their paper from getting stained with watercolor. Think of it as a stencil!
Our handy DIY will show how you can harness this liquid-stencil goodness to easily turn your photographs into dreamy watercolor art!
Published on July 19, 2012 — See more DIY
They say opposites attract.
Big, boring fridge, meet cute magnetic photos. We think you’ll get along just fine!
It’s time to spruce up that lonely appliance, sitting in the corner, begging for attention.
Follow this tutorial for a step-by-step guide to make miniature works of art in the form of magnetic photo tiles.
You can make a mosaic or a lovely grid of your favorite Instagram photos.
Either way, you’ll make your other appliances envious and turn that big blank canvas of a fridge into a stunning gallery.
p.s. If you’re in NYC or San Francisco, Skillshare’s hosting a load of awesome looking photo classes taught by some truly great photographers! (Including one by our very own photographer, Kim Thomas!)
Haunting, dreamy, and gorgeous all at once, double exposures of silhouettes are the kind of photos that make you stare a while.
It’s been on your projects-to-try list, so here’s a friendly nudge with a few tips on this ethereal brand of portrait-taking.
If you’re shooting with your phone or a digital camera
If you’re shooting on film:
With methods ranging from 35mm to iPhone, there are a handful of photographers who have really mastered the double exposure portrait. Check out their work below for inspiration!
p.s. We wanna see your double exposures! Follow us on Tumblr and post your double exposure with the tag #photojojo. We’ll pick our favorites to post on 7/13!
Remember the time your grandma gave you the most amazing–yet equally embarrassing–pop-up card that played your fave Miley Cyrus song?
Well here’s a pop-up card with all of the amazing and none of the embarrassing.
It’s a pop-up Polaroid card that actually delivers a tiny photo of you and your buddies!
Send them as hellos in the mail or use them as name cards for your next dinner party.
Our pals at Brit & Co gave us the step-by-step, so get ready to put your paper-craft chops to work. Soon enough, you’ll have delightfully poppy cards, sans the music.
Published on July 9, 2012 — See more DIY
Film roll canisters: these little but sturdy metal containers protect our precious film.
Yet for all their help, they get discarded during the film process, made to wander aimlessly through a sad landfill.
Restore them back to life (and glory) by turning your film roll canisters into nifty little invitations!
It’s the perfect way to give your pals the FYI about your next snazzy summer shindig or announce that wedding bells are a-ringing.
Recycle and indulge in your love for all things photography with this DIY!
Published on July 5, 2012 — See more DIY
Did you know your nose has secret teleporting powers?
Think about your last trip to the beach: the salty scent of surf, your coconut-scented sunscreen, and the smokey smell of bonfires.
Just thinking of the smells makes you feel like you’re really there.
Now just imagine what adding scent to your photos will do for all those memories you caught on camera!
You can add smell to your photos at home in three DIY ways, and we’ll show you just how below.
If you were a pirate, your gold would be all the photos you’ve taken.
And like any pirate, you need a good place to store your precious treasure. Well, we’ve got just the DIY for that: a photo album treasure box!
Think of it as a locket, but with room to put in more than one photo.
It’s a sweet little twist on the average photo album that’d be perfect for portraits of friends or family! Plus, they make blogworthy little gifts.
It’s time to think inside the box.
Published on June 21, 2012 — See more DIY
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