Reading a book in bed can be tough without overhead lighting. You can attach a bulky reading light to your book or use a bedside lamp that provides minimal illumination and clutters up your nightstand. Alternatively, this DIY upside-down lamp will do the job a lot better.
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The Philips Hue is a neat little lighting option, but one thing it is not is cheap. So why not build your own Hue-style lighting rig from a Raspberry Pi?
You might think light bulbs are a commodity, and to many, they are. Still, they're not all alike. Some have smart home features, some are super efficient, some change colour and some even have Wi-Fi! This week we're looking at five of the best light bulbs to save you money around the house, or customise the lighting to your mood, based on your nominations.
The big difference between good looking photos and video and bad ones comes down to how well things are lit. Whether you're an amateur photographer building a home studio or a budding YouTube star, here are some simple tricks for casting the right light without spending a fortune on professional equipment.
Lighting is a subtly powerful thing. It can impact everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it's understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But there are so many different options to choose from. Here's a basic guide to get you started.