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Another DIY light box, with build and test pics

 
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Apr 02, 2009 13:15 |  #3286

macro junkie wrote in post #7635242 (external link)
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That is just badass!!!


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Apr 03, 2009 01:17 |  #3287

WebGod wrote in post #7652678 (external link)
That is just badass!!!

glad u like it.i shed yesterday to 2nd instar..what a change!

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Apr 03, 2009 04:20 as a reply to  @ macro junkie's post |  #3288

They're incredible Scott! Do they try and run away when you place them ready for photos?




  
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Apr 03, 2009 08:08 |  #3289

Scott those are amazing shots.


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Apr 03, 2009 09:19 |  #3290

dann089 wrote in post #7657802 (external link)
They're incredible Scott! Do they try and run away when you place them ready for photos?

yer..a right nightmare it is.this was the only one that come out sharp..i took about 20 images..kepted on running off and up the paper.:rolleyes:


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Apr 03, 2009 09:19 |  #3291

dpds68 wrote in post #7657870 (external link)
Scott those are amazing shots.

thank you


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Apr 03, 2009 11:41 |  #3292

macro junkie wrote in post #7657305 (external link)
glad u like it.i shed yesterday to 2nd instar..what a change!

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Simply Amazing Scott Thompson! From another Scott Thompson :) Hehe


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Apr 03, 2009 12:52 |  #3293

You Scott Thompsons are all alike!---------------name wise :lol:

*reminds self to quit being lazy and play with lightbox


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Apr 03, 2009 14:20 as a reply to  @ -Douglas-'s post |  #3294

So there is a British forum for praying mantis enthusiasts. What's next, a forum for those named Scott Thompson?  :p


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Apr 03, 2009 14:31 as a reply to  @ ToddR's post |  #3295

My box! Very inspiring thread :)

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Results:

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Still have some work to do, background seems a tad yellowish, but I'm thoroughly impressed with the results!

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Apr 03, 2009 14:42 |  #3296

Well I went for it, without a box :( lol but it still works..

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Apr 06, 2009 18:10 |  #3297

Decided to give this a try...here is a quick write up of mine.

http://lw2photography.​wordpress.com/2009/04/​05/my-diy-light-box/ (external link)

Some samples.


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Apr 07, 2009 01:42 |  #3298

dann089 wrote in post #7650069 (external link)
Well as it was raining the past few days I made a light box and tried it out today. The images are straight out of camera, only PP was a crop. Let me know what you think.

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very good..what lighting did u use?and did u change any thing in raw?what settings where u shooting in?


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Apr 08, 2009 05:31 as a reply to  @ macro junkie's post |  #3299

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Had a go today with some easter eggs.

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Apr 08, 2009 12:20 |  #3300

megawatt:

those are super shots...thanks for the examples of using light & shadows to make a simple subject look great... :D


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