Very few things in photography are as tough as composing on an LCD in bright conditions. It's basically "guess and shoot."
I've designed a simple solution using a cardboard jewelry box. It's easy to make, has adjustable depth, and can double as an accessory storage container. And the best part is, in bright conditions, it really works.
I explain how this gem works in my latest article for the lynda.com Article Center titled, Photography Hacks: Make an LCD Shade, Battery Protector, and Lighting Field Kit. It's the first installment of a 3-part series that I'm authoring for the site.When it's not shading your LCD screen, the shade can serve as a handy accessory box.
If you've got a little time to tinker this weekend, you might want to take a look at this post. I think you'll like what you end up with.
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