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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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4. LED 48" TUBE SHOP LIGHT BANKS (KINO FLO)

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KINO FLO LIGHTING SYSTEMS makes really great studio lighting fixtures that are heavily used in the commercial video and photography world. Its light banks are highly controllable and produce beautiful results, but cost near $1,000 each. This project will show you how to build your own similar lights that will produce professional quality results at a fraction of the cost.

Most hardware stores and big-box warehouse stores sell LED tube shop lights. They are more expensive than fluorescent light fixtures, but they last a lot longer and draw even less power. For this project, I don’t recommend using the ...

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