Want to give your photography a shot in the arm but don't want to spend a penny? No problem! Here are seven simple tricks that only use household objects to make your pictures better.
Some are for hardware – say, using tights and rubber bands to create new filters – while others are to do with scene-setting, like using a black tile for product shots or a tablet for free light painting. And then there's a personal favourite: using a beer cosy as a lens protector. Seriously, try it. [Cooph]