DIYPhotography.net has launched a new line of lighting equipment that brings the IKEA concept of self-assembly to camera equipment. The two DIY Lighting Kits announced today are the DIY Ring Flash Kit and the Double Flash Bracket.
Despite the cheap build quality and the hassle of having to put them together yourself, the kits may be a good option for photography enthusiasts who want to experiment with lighting but are scared away by the costs involved (a ring flash usually costs hundreds of dollars).
Here’s a look at how the DIY Ring Flash is assembled:
What results is a contraption that fits more standard size external flash units and helps you shoot portraits with soft, even lighting: