Video/Photog Lighting - COLLABORATE on homebrew Light Panels!

This is the link to the pro version of my project http://www.litepanels.com/

Basically, a light panel is a panel of evenly spaced super bright LED's that you can then mount and place like traditional lighting around your setup. In an ideal world Brightness of 5200K + would be a good place to be. However, I've just learned that lightpanels actually only put out 4900K. And they're crazy expensive. These replace the HUGE softbox and/or Umbrella + lighting combo+ power setups.

So, my suggestion for a group project here is to ... teach ourselves how to make a grid of superbright LED's, arrange them into this matrix, and add a dimmer switch in order to alter the quality of the lights.

If this is something anyone is at all interested in, I would LOVE to collaborate on this project! I just installed the Magic Lantern firmware hack on my camera, and well... the addition of better lighting would help my filming SIGNIFICANTLY. 

I'll post my findings, proposed project plan, and 



Cakeable (author) 6 years ago
There's actually an instructable here:
https://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-using-shift-registers/

however, there's a few differences