15 Weekend Projects to Expand Your Photographic Horizon

Velvia 100

Velvia 100

The weekend is here; and hopefully you’ve got some time to go out and shoot. Ideally, you’ll want to start building on your creativity more and more–because that is the only thing that will help you create better photos.

Here are a couple of ideas to do that.

Photograph Hot Steam

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Shooting Coffee Steam tutorial (1 of 1)ISO 8001-80 sec at f - 1.4

Shoot Nothing But Silhouettes

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm 27mm f2.8 first impressions (13 of 18)ISO 64001-25 sec at f - 2.8

Pose Someone

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Sony 50mm f1.4 review zeiss vintage train ride stuff (2 of 6)ISO 16001-60 sec at f - 1.4

Light a Macro Shot


Adapt an Old Lens to a New Camera

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer 5D Mk II with Argus 50mm lens (6 of 6)

Create a Pinhole Camera

Toy Lens Pinhole

Make Your Own Reflector

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Olympus EM5 Link Cosplay shoot (7 of 23)ISO 200

Clean Your Camera’s Sensor

Chris Gampat Cleaning your camera sensor (1 of 3)

Learn to Bounce a Flash

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer New York Comic Con 2012 Photos (7 of 33)ISO 400

Hunt on eBay for Something Cool

The second acquisition.

Wax Your Camera Bag For Extra Protection

The Camps Bay by ONA

Clean Out Grandma’s Attic and Find an Old Camera


Document Your Entire Day

chris gampat yashica electro 35 gsn review batch 2 (6 of 7)

Try to Fix a Really Miscolored Image

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Olympus OMD EM5 New York Burlesque Festival photos (7 of 13)ISO 6400

Go Out, Get Lost, And Go Exploring

f8 on Lomo 100 negative film.

f8 on Lomo 100 negative film.

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Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.