4.06.2015

Homemade soft lights for almost every purpose.


If you are tired of spending money on photo gear but you need a good light consider what we did for a project. We bought four fluorescent "under the counter" lights at Home Depot, taped them all together and bungee-corded them to a light stand. Spent $24 bucks + sales tax. Worked perfectly for the project we had in mind. There's more than one way to skin a Scheimpflug Principle....

The dour assistant is extra.....

It's a great way to practice your custom white balancing skills.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks to the ease of color balancing and noiseless ISOs with digital cameras these days, lighting is undergoing a revolution.

    I use COSTCO $20 flashlights that put out 1,000 lumens each and have an adjustable beam that goes from wide to narrow.

    The portability is amazing and the hard light isn't bothersome at all.

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  2. Were they battery powered lights, or did you plug-in each one?

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  3. Hey cfw, we plugged them all into the wall.

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