Many students, if not all, struggle with finances. Photography is not a cheap profession and more often than not a student can find themselves lacking the equipment they need to make great images. Check out this list of DIY lighting projects for some great ideas on making your own equipment with little to no budget required – including a personal favourite: Diffusing light with a trash bag.
The Strobist is a world renowned blog for off camera flash and other lighting tips and tricks. Be sure to check out the rest of the site and learn some great new things! Your wallet will be thanking you later, and the images you’ll get will be well worth it!