Magicians aren’t supposed to reveal their secrets. Luckily this rule doesn’t really apply to photography. /, and 98 other people added this photo to their favorites.

View 5 more comments

  1. westpark 65 months ago | reply

    ahhh... that´s how the magic is done!
    thanks for sharing!

    [seen on your photostream]

  2. olystad [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing.. and for the informative text.. Nice done :-)

  3. MariekeSplinter 65 months ago | reply

    I love the shapes you made.

    For anyone not being able to find a cokin filter (like me), this is also a fine solution:

  4. inoenesia 65 months ago | reply

    thanks for sharing

  5. Yogma 65 months ago | reply

    Do you use an exacto knife for those tiny cuts?

  6. whatisname 65 months ago | reply

    yogma - I do. I find it a lot easier to cut tiny details with a smaller knife!

  7. magrolino 65 months ago | reply

    this is an excellent idea, thanks so much for sharing!

  8. JR Rodriguez IV 64 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Christmas Bokeh, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  9. whatisname 64 months ago | reply

    magrolino - you are so very welcome!
    jrrodrigueziv - thanks for the invite!

  10. hola manola 64 months ago | reply

    cute! someday i will learn how use it

  11. whatisname 64 months ago | reply

    it's really not that hard : )

  12. jo3f 63 months ago | reply

    very inspiring...

  13. marikeño [everydayISphotographyDAYsomewhere] 54 months ago | reply

    how to achieve that? ive tried it... FAILED! wahahahaha

  14. KyLe | MancusO 52 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called DIY GUYS, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  15. aaronv2 45 months ago | reply

    Hey guys, I saw this and just had to try it!

  16. rosangelasoares 44 months ago | reply

    Desculpe-me, mas não entendi...

  17. a black rivet 43 months ago | reply

    Awesome custom shapes! I have a Cokin P filter holder and I'm just starting to make shapes. It's difficult to cut round edges. I'm impressed by how smooth your cuts are. Any tips?

  18. KEO NOOCH 43 months ago | reply

    Thanks for the info. I'm lazy so going with this.

  19. benedict.zinke 39 months ago | reply

    This is so cool. Must try this tomorrow. Could be new input for my 365-project ;)

  20. Cleland Photography 38 months ago | reply

    Oh my gosh! I have a Cokin holder and never would have thought of this!!! I'm so going home to make a bunch now!!!

keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts