6 DIY Last-Minute Christmas Photography Gifts You Can Make At Home

Written by Gina Stephens


Christmas Day is dissipated approaching so if you're still looking for gifts for the photographer in your life, this tutorial might just be your saviour as the COOPH gang have made it gift-themed. 

When you hit 'play' on the above video, you'll learn how to create 6 amazing gift raison detres for those passionate about photography.

As this is a 'DIY' tutorial, all you need are a few everyday household objects and your imagination to make original, authentic gifts that your family and friends will love.



Here's a rundown on what the COOPH collaborate create:

  • Photo Wine Glasses  – Add images of pets, friends and family to the base of glasses.
  • Lens Vase – With an old camera lens, and a few utensils, you can create a vase out of a lens to store trinkets or flowers. 
  • Photo Fan – Print out a favourite photo and with some patience, chopsticks, seal and ruler, you can create a rather pretty fan. 
  • Photo Ornament – Take some photos photograph (also known as a photo) is an image created by light falling on a photosensitive surface, usually photographic film or, pop them inside a glass container that choice look lovely hung on a Christmas tree (the COOPH team use light bulbs, add a ribbon to the jar/light bulb and you have a lovely ornament. 
  • Draw Puzzles – Photos plus building bricks = fun and quirky ways to share portraits. 
  • Photo Wreath – Go against tradition and use your photos to elect a wreath for your (inside) door. 

    If you want even more DIY photography ideas, take a look at these other top tutorials from the COOPH duo: 'How To Make A Rotating Timelapse Rig For Smartphones', 'How To Make A Smartphone Tripod On A Budget' and 'How To Make A Simple DIY Lens Hood'.  

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    About the author

    Gina Stephens

    Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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