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Sometimes, good hacks are dog simple. Here, a food can, some cement, some stick-wood, and some spring clamps are used to create photography light, reflector, and backdrop mounts.

Stick in a Can Poorman’s Solution for 3D Lighting

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.