An Inexpensive Way To Upgrade Your Insta Feed: Photo Hack


A fun and inexpensive way to add a little spice 🌶 to your photos! I did this with fairy lights which are smaller than standard Christmas lights, but I bet those would work too!

First, I did a quick test to see what the depth of field would look like by scotch taping one end of the string lights to the side of my lens:

Testing The Lights

Wendy Wild testing string lights for a photo shoot. Photo: Wendy Wild

You can even do this with your phone camera. For the final project we chose a time that had more daylight, it worked out better with a friend to help by holding one end of the string lights in front of the camera for all the dreamy bokeh you can stand.

Here's the final edit:

What do you think of this idea?

For more Wendy, catch up on the latest episode of her podcast, Give Our Take.


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