Use A Coffee Sleeve As A Makeshift Lens Hood

Camera lens hoods aren't expensive, but that doesn't mean you're always going to have one with you when you need it. DIY Photography got a submission from Flickr user Nick Cool that shows you can easily jury rig a lens hood from a coffee sleeve.

We've talked about the handiness of a lens hood to prevent lighting tricks from ruining a shot, but when you're out taking photos, none of that really helps you. Chances are you can find a coffee sleeve pretty easily if you're in the city and sliding it over the lens of the camera might be enough to help you get that perfect shot.

A Coffee Sleeve Lens Hood [DIY Photography]


    Just be careful of the vignette effect. maybe cut some corners out first. Easy enough to do just cut out small sections till you can't see the cup in the corners.

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