5 Simple Camera Hacks for Improving Your Photos with a Cheap Plastic Bag (VIDEO)

Last month we showed you how to create better portraits by using a white balloon to soften the light from your camera’s pop-up flash. Now there are these five clever camera hacks to improve your photos with a simple plastic bag.

In the one-minute video below from award-winning cinematographer Chung Dha, you’ll learn five helpful tricks that will convince you to keep a couple cheap plastic sacks in your camera bag at all times.

OK, it’s not exactly rocket science but Dha does show you how a simple bag can function as a flash diffuser, color filter, rain cover, soft-edge filter, and more. And before you say, “that’s obvious,” ask yourself when you last had a plastic bag handy to get you out of a bind.

You can see more from Chung Dha on his YouTube channel, and be sure to watch our earlier video on improving portraits by using a balloon as a flash diffuser.

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