2012-07-24

UPDATE PART III: DIY Fluorescent Photography Studio Lighting for less than two/four hundred dollars by Joe Edelman

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Why spend several thousand dollars for hi-end kino-flo's when you can build your own fluorescent studio lights for less than two hundred dollars?

On Part I of this series I showed you how to build your own studio quality fluorescent lighting set-up for photographing models and portraits.

On Part II I will show you how to make it work for you and what mistakes to avoid regarding color balance and light placement.




UPDATE: NOW PART III


More information about this new video: HERE

The final images:

©  Joe Edelman
©  Joe Edelman
©  Joe Edelman
 

 Parts List:

Lithonia Lighting 2-Light White Fluorescent Shop Light
http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100193761/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalog...

Lithonia Lighting 4 ft. Fluorescent Tube Protector
http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100173390/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalog...

40Watt x 48" Fluorescent tubes -- Purchase at any Walmart or Home Depot Store.

Prime-Line 72 in. 2 Door Hardware Pack Bypass Closet Track Kit
http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100045883/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalog...

Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8m)
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/262758-REG/Impact_LS_6B_Light_Stand_Bla...

Leviton 15-Amp Black Straight Blade Grounding Plug
http://www.homedepot.com/Electrical/h_d1/N-25ecodZ5yc1vZarcd/R-100357009/h_d2...

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Read more about this on my blog at: http://www.joeedelman.com/blog/

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3 comments:

james said...

Hey Joe,
I am not a photographer but this info helped alot in what I was
looking for. Appreciate the lighting tips.
Thanks

SeanChandler067 said...

How would you adapt this for dSLR video?

ISO 1200 Magazine said...

Yes of course. You shoot 1/50