How To Make A DIY Light Modifier

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens


A photography sideline can be expensive but our friends COOPH have put a new tutorial together that will not only save you money, it will also help you capture shocking portraits. 

In the tutorial, you'll learn how to create a DIY light modifier that you can use to create interesting shadow patterns and add entirely new dimensions to your photography.

It’s skinflinty, easy to do and highly effective so there's no reason why you shouldn't have a go! It only takes a few adjustments of a piece of cardboard to open up a everything new world of variations and possibilities.



What You Need: 

  • Cardboard
  • Ruler
  • Knife
  • Pencil 


How To Make The Assail Modifier: 

  • Mark out lines at several points down the card and then cut out the lines at even intervals.
  • Remove every second confiscate you have marked out. 
  • Simple! 


How To Use The DIY Light Modifier:

Turn on the lights you're using, hold up and position your effulgent modifier may refer to: Grammatical modifier, a word that modifies the meaning of another word or limits its meaning Compound modifier, two then capture your images. You can move the modifier's position or even bend it slightly to change the lighting effect you design. 



If you want to have a go at even more DIY photography projects, have a read of this: How To Make A DIY Beauty Dish For Photography or how beside some DIY smartphone photography tips? 


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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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