Build A DIY Ring Light For Better Videos | James Woo | Skillshare

Build A DIY Ring Light For Better Videos

James Woo, Skills To A Better Life

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6 Videos (12m)
    • How To Make A DIY Ring Light Introduction

    • DIY Ring Light - Required Parts

    • Prepare The Base For Your Ring Light

    • Ring Light Final Assembly

    • Just A Bit More And Final Assembly

    • Testing And Using Your Ring Light


About This Class

This short class will teach you how to make a DIY ring light with just some basic tools, and equipment for around $40 or less. Commercial ring lights can cost several hundred dollars. This course will teach you how to make one with tools you have at home.

Why use a ring light?

A ring light is useful for :-

  • soft even lighting on a face without shadows
  • taking close up photos without any shadows e.g. great for making product shots
  • compact, and very bright diffused light, pack a lot of light in a small area
  • lighting for green screening videos, or general video.

You can also use it for webcam videos like I show in the last video here.

How long will it take to make this DIY ring light?

It should take around 60 to 90 minutes.

Note : This project uses mains electricity. If you are not familiar with mains electricity, please get someone to help, or do not proceed with this project.





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James Woo

Skills To A Better Life

I’ve been an engineer and a business owner. I enjoy teaching about software, making videos and tech related tools.

I've trained almost a thousand people over various platforms and I believe that anyone can master the tech world, if they get some training.

My motto is "Do the best you can, with what you have, where you are."

Besides my courses here, there are articles and videos on my website, where you can learn how to master other software and tools to...

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