If you are considering creating YouTube videos or social media tutorials, the first piece of recommended equipment is a ‘ring light’. Ring Lights provide an EVEN amount of light for your background. They illuminate the subject in focus and give a soft but bright finish to your photos and videos. These things can really get up there in price! I have personally seen them range anywhere from $75-300, and honestly I still plan on getting an official one, but this DIY Ring Light will do for now. Here’s everything you need and all the steps below for creating your very own ring light.