To achieve beautiful special effects in photography, fancy equipments are not always necessary—in fact, with a little creativity, it can can done with the most ordinary and accessible of objects.

In this short tutorial by photographer Mark Wallace for Adorama TV, you would learn how to create whimsical, fuzzy bokeh circles in front of a subject.

To achieve this, you would only need LED or Christmas lights, a tripod and wide aperture lens.

Mark Wallace shows you how to use inexpensive LED lights to create color and depth to your indoor portraits. This is a technique that can be done by anyone in almost any indoor setting. It’s very easy and tons of fun!

Watch the tutorial below to find out how you can nail the front bokeh look in a few simple steps.

[via PetaPixel]