IKEA Continuous Ring Light - DIY Photography
I know you love continuous light ring lights, both for stills and video, however, one of the most common responses is that it is too complex to build and the need for woodmanship. Well, aside from providing paper furniture and raw beauty dishes, IKEA seems to have solved the ring light issues as well. With the (sadly discontinued) Kvartil Chandelier. Sadly IKEA, not realizing the product potential for photographers, has discontinued the product. The concept however is too good not to be…
The overall illumination look that has become so popular is most easily attained by using a ring light, shooting close to the subject through the center of the light. Learn how to build and use you…
How to Turn a Styrofoam Bowl into a DIY Beauty Dish for Your Camera's Flash
A beauty dish is a device that redistributes the flash on your camera to make the lighting more flattering in portraits. It's called a "beauty dish" because it's used most commonly in fashion and beauty photography.
How To Make a DIY Honeycomb Strobe / Flash / Speedlight Grid with Straws - DIY Photography
So, this article is for stylish-or-so (mostly wedding) photographers on a budget; if you were looking for a DIY honeycomb speedlight grid that is sleek, easy to mount and efficient, to use on your strobes during balls, parties and any low light dynamic situations that you might face during your events, you might be interested in this […]
40+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes
Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost.
Studio Lighting - DIY Cheap Soft Light Panel Frame Designed for Flash (or hotlight) - DIY Photography
Soft light Panel Introduction In the following article, Brian Zimmerman will demonstrate the construction of a soft light panel frame. As Brian will illustrate, the soft light panel frame can be used to reduce the harshness of light, and to crate soft eye pleasing picture. THe soft light panel can be used to take portrait pictures, or still life picture. The construction is not easy, but very rewarding. Enjoy your build.