DIY – How to make video lighting on a budget for under $20 – Low Cost Softbox Made Easy


Here’s a quick video on how to create a low cost yet high quality (DIY) Do It Yourself video / photography softbox alternative lighting project. For under 20 bucks you can make one in less than 10 minutes.

WARNING: Use a 5500K fluorescent bulb which does not generate very much heat and produced perfect daylight coloring. An incandescent bulb produces 3000K yellow light but could potentially burn the paper.

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