Spekular

Now you can 3D print your own DIY Spekular-style lighting kit

Oct 4, 2022
John Aldred

Spekular, the lighting system released by Spiffy Gear back in 2017 was a particularly unique lighting system at the time. Offering a modular setup with…

We are giving away over $12,000 of cinema gear

Sep 5, 2022
Udi Tirosh

UPDATE: This giveaway has now ended. Scroll to the end to see if you won. Huge thank you to our sponsors for the prizes and…

How to combine strobes and LED lights for captivating sports portraits

May 31, 2022
Alex Baker

Light painting can be a lot of fun, and it’s even more fun when you combine it with regular old flash to create dynamic and…

Holiday Gift Guide – Best Flash and Video Lights of 2021

Dec 8, 2021
John Aldred

The season of giving is upon us – which becomes immediately obvious whenever you walk into a store and you’re overwhelmed by Whamageddon. If you…

The best vloggig rig – its quite unorthodox

Nov 27, 2021
David Williams

I’ve only recently gotten into vlogging with my new YouTube channel, and I’m far more used to being in front of someone else’s camera for…

How to light paint a terrifying mask just in time for Hallowe’en

Oct 15, 2021
Alex Baker

Do you like scary movies? If so, here’s a light painting tutorial for you just in time for Hallowe’en, by Jason Page. You might want…

The must have tool for color addicts – the Rosco MixBook

Apr 23, 2021
Paul Monaghan

Color.  Such an important tool to help bring a time, place, or even emotions into an image.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have something that…

Check out these eight 3D printed photo & video tools designed to make your life a little easier

Jan 21, 2021
John Aldred

I put off getting a 3D printer for the longest time. I didn’t want to get one just for the sake of having a new…

2020 DIYP Holiday Gift Guide – Lighting

Dec 10, 2020
John Aldred

Light is something that plagues us all, whether we’re photographers or filmmakers. There’s either never enough, or it’s coming from the wrong direction, or it’s…

Watch and learn how light paint your product photography with LED lights and strobes

Sep 12, 2020
John Aldred

Product photography can be a lot of fun, especially when you start to experiment with light painting. In this video, photographer Mark Duffy shows us…