|(Well, this isn't Christmas themed, but it was too neat not to include)|
|(These three pictures are all from Pinterest)|
You might have thought (like me)
" I should learn how to do that someday!"
Then, last Saturday, actually learn! =D
It's really rather simple; cut out a black circle the size of your lens, tape it to a black rectangle of paper that wraps around your lens and cut out shapes or use a paper punch.
It looks sorta like this:
(The swirl, star and heart are all punched out.)
Mine aren't very sophisticated, but it was a spontaneous Saturday morning project after all. =)
Also, my lens is, ahem, permanently attached, so I used a very lightly sticky tape, that does- have- a -name -but -I- forgot- what- it- is, because my lens moves when I zoom in and out.
Then, find some sparkly lights to try it out on!
These are my take on Snowflakes . . .
Hearts. . . . <3
Swirlies . . .
Stars . . . . *
And, uh, do these look like butterflies to you? I was kinda hoping they did... =D
These are. . . flowers!
Daisy's or Black-eyed-susans perhaps . . . they turned out decent. =)
There's all kinds of possibilites when you think about it . . .
Even for summber portraits or shots of flora and fauna, I should've done it sooner!
Note: This is not and was not meant to be a tutorial of really any kind, about making this kind of filter for you camera, because that's more detailed and organized than I can be right now. The internet and pinterest have various takes on it though. ;)