Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Another clever binder clip trick, part of The DIY Photographer.
- Smart phones are awesome.…And they have fantastic cameras on them…which take great photos.…Now we all know that you can take a selfie…with your smart phone, but we also all know…that the camera on the front of the phone…is never as good as the one on the back.…So if you really want a good selfie…you want to use the camera on the back.…Well, that's fine.…I'm going to go ahead and set this down here…and get a picture of myself.…Hold on a second, let's try that again.…(sighing)…Mm-hmm.…
(humming)…Ah-ha!…Now that should work.…Now, that's an iPhone.…I happen to have an Apple Watch here…so I'm going to go ahead and fire up…the camera remote on my Apple Watch,…and get into the frame.…All right, let's see, right about there.…(shutter clicking)…Awesome.…The binder clip makes a great little stand…for your smart phone.…Now, little word of advice here.…
This binder clip is not too big.…Kind of a medium sized clip.…Not terribly strong.…If I clip it on my finger it's not going to hurt.…So I know it's not going to hurt my phone.…However, there are some binder clips that are…
That's the idea behind The Do-It-Yourself Photographer. Photographer and educator Joseph Linaschke shows how you can fashion ordinary items—from plastic cups to clamps to parchment paper—into accessories that will improve lighting, stabilize your camera, and much more.
So roll up your sleeves and break out the gaffer's tape. Learn how to become a DIY photographer.
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