24 DIY Softbox Designs for Cheap and Flexible Photography Lighting [DIY]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on June 27th, 2011

If you’re looking for just the right softbox for your budget and photography needs this collection of 24 great softbox designs is bound to have the perfect fit.

At DIY Photography they hosted a DIY softbox contest. Out of the 70 entries they culled it down to the top 24 designs and rounded up the photo tours and build guides for you to browse. You can build the foamcore and CFL model seen in the photo above by following the build guide here. Hit up the link below to check out all the other designs that range from full body softboxes to on-camera softboxes.

How To Build 24 DIY Softboxes [DIY Photography via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/27/11
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