Before every blizzard comes the obligatory, frantic rush to the grocery store, the panicked phone call from your mom, and the impending doom of boredom. Lucky for you, when the snow strikes this weekend, we have a whole list of at-home storm-friendly photo projects to keep yourself (and those around you) occupied. Try them out and let us know how it goes!
Photograph a Wine Bottle
When you polish off your first bottle, try this simple shoot
Shoot a Studio Portrait With a White Backdrop
Have a white wall in your living room or a white sheet and some thumbtacks? Give this a whirl.
Make Your Meal Into a Photo Project
When boredom inevitably leads to eating all day, turn your meals into photo projects here.
Use Backlight for Photographing Glassware
Time for glass #2 of your beverage of choice… learn to backlight your brew with this how-to.
Create an In-Camera Double Exposure
Looking at your family sitting around the fire and a beautiful snowy landscape in your backyard? How about combining them with this tutorial?
Get Outside and Embrace the Elements
Better yet, step outside into the freshly fallen powder and start shooting after reading this instructive how-to and this. It’s too cold to take out the trash, so how about turning it into photo gear instead with these DIY projects.
Make Some DIY Lighting Modifiers
Photograph Some Bubbles
When it’s finally time to get ready for bed with a warm bath, consider using your soap for more than just hygiene with this fun photo project.
Shoot a Hard-Light Portrait
By the end of the day everyone starts going a little stir-crazy. Take that energy and use it for creating beautiful portraits with these instructions.
Make a Flash Grid From Drinking Straws
Time for that last drink. Consider using the remaining straws for a homemade flash grid with this DIY.
Congrats! You made it through a day trapped inside, and hopefully you have a lot of beautiful photos to show for it.