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  • Around the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of February, 2008

    It’s nearly spring cleanup/fix up time. I’m limiting my spring action to probing the back of the refrigerator to dislodge jars of forgotten spaghetti sauce. But for those that will spend in excess of 150 million dollars on home improvements this year in the US, it... More
  • Making your own photographic equipment

    by Bitesize | 12th of April, 2012

    If, like me, you're on a budget, any innovative ideas to create your own equipment for next to nothing is worthwhile looking at. Diyphotography.net has a huge resource of info on photography as well as DIY projects that can be made with everyday things. You can't replace... More
  • Results from DIY $5 studio set.

    by Bspujari | 1st of December, 2011

    Recently I came across a blog article about how to make a cheap studio for macro photography. The idea is pretty simple. Take a cardboard box, slice three of its sides and glue the tissue paper on them. Inside the box put a nice long black/white sheet and you are ready with... More
  • DIY II - SIMPLE LIGHT BOX

    by Akulamatiau | 23rd of September, 2011

    To take pictures of small items, I constructed a simple light box using white A4 papers. The crude sample of the box links here Next put it on a glass coffee table. I used two flashes, one aiming the lights from below to eliminate shadows and illuminate the object/... More
  • DIY IT!

    by Akulamatiau | 14th of September, 2011

    Like many of us, sometimes we dont have that much cash to burn to make good photos. I was trying to take pictures of strawberries (and a few other things) over white background and from my research, it seems I have to have a few things, namely, a light tent and multiple... More
  • Seamles white backgorund in seconds

    by Dacky | 20th of August, 2011

    I continue my struggle to produce video content and this time I made a short video about how to create a seamless white or whatever color background in seconds virtually free. I hope you will like the idea and use it . I use it every time I am taking pictures of small objects... More
  • My new photo studio

    by Travismanley | 4th of August, 2009

    Hey guys, Just finished writing the last blog post in a set about converting my garage into a photo studio. You can read the post at my blog twcdm.blogspot.com Here is part of that blog post: "Well, if you are wondering what I have been up to lately I have been working... More
  • Converting my garage to a photo studio pt .2

    by Travismanley | 13th of May, 2009

    Hey all, Just finished writing the second part of the "converting my garage to a photo studio" on my blog twcdm.blogspot.com Here is an abridged version of my blog post. If you dont already know I am in the process of converting my garage into a photo studio/office.... More
  • Converting my garage to a photo studio.

    by Travismanley | 29th of April, 2009

    After months of trying to come up with a solution to my lack of studio space I have come up with an idea...drum roll please...I am converting my garage into my new office/photo studio! My current office/studio is a little over 10x10' and my wife also has a desk and computer... More
  • Food Photography... Subjects that don't require model release ;)

    by Retina2020 | 11th of April, 2008

    When you look at food photos, they may seemingly seem simple. But there is a lot of work and thought behind each photo. See the video below, and you'll know what I mean. You Tube video on the art of food photography Seems like there are more lights and reflectors... More

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