You can create dramatic beauty shots or dreamy portraits with that have great bokeh this easy and inexpensive DIY Christmas Light Portrait Technique. All you need is a few inexpensive strings of LED Christmas lights.

When my wife mentioned Christmas in July – the lightbulb went on and I decided to go and pull out the Christmas lights I had to see what I kind of diy portrait lighting I could come up with using some low tech Christmas lighting.

I came up with four different sets of led lights that I had stored away for the holidays. I had simple mini white tree lights, colored mini tree lights and colored leds in plastic casings that are designed to look like the old school christmas tree bulbs. I also had a white flexible LED strip that my wife and I bought at Walmart a while back but never made use of.

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