How to make a $2 DIY Ring Light with an iPad box
Professional ring lights can cost absurd amounts of money. This makes for a prime opportunity for DIY versions.
We’ve shared a handful of DIY ring lights before, but this one might just take the cake in affordability and simplicity.
Created by The Angry Photographer on YouTube, this $2 ring light takes less than an hour to create and will yield some pretty impressive results.
Below are the materials you’ll need:
Tablet Box/Ceral Box
Laminated Tracing Paper
As the video below details, the cardboard box you’ll be using will act as the frame of the ring light attachment. Cut a circle in the middle, line the box with the Mylar/aluminum foil and construct a cylinder to shoot through—make sure its diameter is large enough for your widest lens.
Once you’ve done that, take the tracing paper, laminate it (either with a dedicated machine or the self-se …
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