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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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17. LED LIGHT WAND

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LIGHT WANDS ARE fun to use and can help produce some really interesting images. They can also produce a cool-looking straight catch light in the subject’s eyes. This project uses stick-on LEDs and can be used as a main light or as a light painting tool. These are the same style of LED strips that I used to create the light panel in project 1.

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Parts List (Figure 17.1)

  • Stick-on LED lights
  • 12v AA battery pack
  • 1″x2″ wood stick or 2″ diameter PVC pipe, approximately 30″ long
  • Gaffer tape
  • Hacksaw or PVC cutting tool
  • Measuring tape ...

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