Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Setting up mini portable photo studio (lightbox)

Businesses which wants to present their products in the best light would do well with a light box to photograph their products while minimizing shadows. You can get it done professionally in photo studios or companies that does things like making brochures, advertising, making websites like Seedworks.

Alternatively you can buy your own lightbox or the PBL Portable Light Tent Kit and do the photography yourself.

Here are a videos showing how such a lightbox can be set up: Mini lightbox

If you don't want to sit through the long videos, here are a series of photos to show you how to set it up:

Step 1:
Mini lightbox: Open up portfolio like case
Open up portfolio like case

Step 2:
Mini lightbox: Flip open black flap and set aside cloth backgrounds
Flip open black flap and set aside cloth backgrounds

Step 3:
Mini lightbox: Flip open single white flap
Flip open single white flap

Step 4:
Mini lightbox: Flip open second double flaps
Flip open second double flaps

Step 5:
Mini lightbox: Attach and join velcro strips at sides
Attach and join velcro strips at sides

Step 6:
Mini lightbox: Turn upside down
Turn upside down

Step 7:
Lay lightbox on flat surface like a tabletop
Lay lightbox on flat surface like a tabletop

Step 8:
Mini lightbox: Attach colored cloth background using the velcro strips
Attach colored cloth background using the velcro strips

Step 9:
Mini lightbox: Add lights
Add lights

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