5 DIY tricks to take better photos using everyday objects

You don't need expensive accessories to make your photos better, just the right ones will do

The key to taking great photos with your smartphone is as simple as having the right tools at the right place and at the right time.

Fact is, you don't need to go all out and buy expensive tripods, filters or any additional equipment to infuse your photos with some creative flair. It's as easy as taking everyday objects like your sunglasses to filter out strong light.

That's not the only do-it-yourself (DIY) trick that we have in store for you. Watch the video and impress your friends with these simple life hacks for smartphone photography.

Then, make your way to the Stuff Smartphone Photography Awards, submit your best photos and stand a chance to win great prizes like a W Singapore - Sentosa Cove staycation and a Razer Blade Stealth laptop!