May 29, 2012

DIY: Stocking Diffusion

shane hurlbut stocking diffusion

It’s been a while since we’ve featured any DIY stories, but there’s no better way to get back into it than to feature an interesting trick from famed DSLR DP Shane Hurlbut. By strapping part of a woman’s stocking over the rear element of his lens, Shane was able to get a nice diffused glow from his lens that looks much better than any amount of Vaseline. His trick will work on just about any lens too. To see how it was done and what it looked like, see his blog post.

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