Have you ever wondered how some photographers are able to take photos with cinematic effects? Even a simple Instagram account user has better visual effects on their photos than you have despite being a photographer. You will be surprised to know that there are some simple hacks and household equipment that you can use to add more effects in your images and improve your skills. Here are some of the hacks you can consider using.

Use a fish tank for underwater shots

Underwater shots are the best but things can get confusing when you do not have a waterproof camera. We all know that how much care we have to take to assure that even our waterproof camera will not get submerged in water for too long. Well, there is a simple solution. You can use the fish tank for the effect. Take a fish tank or glass bowl that is larger than your camera and you can submerge it into the water without getting your camera wet. Take as many underwater shots as you like and surprise everyone with the skill.

Create a broken wall with tin foil

If you are planning to add a little panoramic effect, nothing can be better than the broken wall. But there is no need to find one when you can create the wall of your own. Here are some of the steps you need to follow.

  1. Take a huge tin foil, so it can properly cover the background of your photo
  2. You have to crush it to make it look like a broken wall. Assure that the foil is properly crushed, so it will not give a fake appearance
  3. Attach it to your wall with the tape and capture as many images as you like.

Use forced perspectives

One of the most important things you have to consider is the focal perspective. Once you will learn to change the perspective according to your requirements, it will become easier for you to take some of the best shots. You have to assure that you keep your focus on two objects with such perfection that if one of them is appearing clear and large the other should have some importance but it should appear distant. It will allow you to make people look like they are flying or add other effects.

Create a cool shadow with strainer

Creating a shadow on the face of your model is the hardest job you will have to deal with. However, if you have the required lights, it is not going to be an issue. All you have to do is get a strainer and arrange it against the light with such perfection that the shadow of strainer will fall on the face of your model. It will create a cool shadow and you can even say that she was wearing a veil.

Similarly, there are many cool hacks that you can use to show enhance your skills and show your expertise to the world. Assure that the hacks you are using are properly managed otherwise you might give the insight to your viewers that what you are doing. Tourists and other objects that are affecting the quality of the image should be removed.