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What do you think of this lightbox?

 
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Dec 12, 2008 13:37 |  #1

http://www.buy.com …product.asp?sku​=203486454 (external link)

I'm interested in getting one if you all think it would be a good starting point. Or should I build my own with higher powered lights for around the same price overall? Thanks!


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Dec 12, 2008 14:02 |  #2

Have you checked out this thread? Everything you could possibly want to know about DIY lightboxes.

DIY lightbox thread


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Dec 12, 2008 14:23 |  #3

Indeed I did. I'm just curious if getting this already-put-together kit would be comparable, if the price is good, or if I should just piece it together when I get the motivation, as others have.


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Dec 12, 2008 14:27 |  #4

A card board box, a couple sheets of diffusion paper, and a couple of Home Depot shop lights are a lot less in cost than that pretty lightbox. :)


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Dec 12, 2008 14:31 |  #5

for 60 bucks I think its a good deal but are 50 watt lights going to be enough?


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Dec 12, 2008 15:11 |  #6

if it's static subjects, why not? you can slow the shutter as much as you need since the object won't move.


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