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Photography Tip - DIY Macro Light Tent

By April 7, 2010

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I rarely subcontract out my arts and crafts photography.  The main reason I do it myself is that I'm well, cheap.  Hiring a great photographer to shoot your arts and crafts products is very important for some purposes (print ads, catalogs and other promotional material) and not as important for others - if you have a fairly good camera and light tent.

Over the years I've used a few different options for my light tents. Currently I'm using a Photosimile light cube for most of my product photography.  However, trolling through the internet, I came across an article on how to build a macro light tent for under $10.  

The article is written by photographer Jen Kiaba and her instructions are stellar.  It's well worth a glance. Even if  you already have a light tent, you may be interested in making this one for your odd shaped products.

Image: Caroline Purser / Getty Images

August 29, 2012 at 4:47 am
(1) GegoTheoppy says:

Cool site

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