DIY Photography Hacks: creative lighting accessories you can make in your kitchen

Everyday items

In the comfort of a studio, a photographer can use a snoot to concentrate light on a specific area. It's very useful for lighting the hair line, separating the model from the background and for creating hotspots.

How to make a DIY studio style snoot step 1

Step 1

Cut the bottom off an empty tube of crisps to allow the light from your flashgun to shoot straight through it.

How to make a DIY studio style snoot step 2

Step 2

Simply attach the top of the tube to the flashgun head with three strips of masking tape. It's easy as that!