Budget-Friendly DIY Photo Studio

Budget-Friendly DIY Photo Studio

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What you'll learn in this course

Forget what you've heard—you don’t need buckets of money to create a functional photography studio! Professional photographer Phillip McCordall has developed many low-cost and DIY solutions for photography gear, and shares his secrets in this 12-lesson course. Begin with an overview of photo studio basic gear, then get tips for buying affordable or used lenses. Build your gear arsenal with six ingenious DIY lighting solutions, then learn how to set up a photography studio on your own home!

Basic Photography Studio Equipment
9 min
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Photographer Phillip McCordall shares what he uses in his studio, from budget-friendly solutions to professional photography studio equipment and setup.
  • Lesson Intro
  • Table, Board, and Clamps
  • Exercise - Polystyrene
  • Lights and Stands
  • Exercise - Get Low
  • Reflectors and Small Tools
  • Filters
  • Final Assignment
Slide Projector Photography Light
3 min
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If it has a bulb, you can use it in your photography studio. Learn how to use cheap slide projectors for rim lighting, still life photography, and more!
  • Lesson Intro
  • Slide Projector Rim Light
  • Exercise - Adjusting the Lighting
  • Still Life Lighting
  • Exercise - Soft Lighting
  • Final Assignment
DIY DSLR Flash Trigger
4 min
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Wondering how to get a split-second shot of water splashing with your digital camera? Making a pressure-sensitive flash trigger is easier than you think!
  • Lesson Intro
  • Making the Pressure Plate
  • Exercise - Equipment
  • Taking the Shot
  • Final Assignment
  • 13 step-by-step lessons to master what's important
  • 75 minutes of learning-packed video that isn't sleep-inducing
  • 23 exercises and 13 assignments with personalized teacher feedback
  • 9 attachments so you can learn by actually doing
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