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creating professional shots...cheaply
jut some tricks I have been using since photography school

Posted by michelle G. from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada • Published See michelle G. 's 1253 projects »
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  • How to create lighting for photography. Cheap Studio Lighting 101 - Step 1
    Step 1

    go to your local hardware store and buy some tungsen lights.

    also know as work lights.

    These can be expensive. So you can improvise by using tungsen light bulbs.

  • How to create lighting for photography. Cheap Studio Lighting 101 - Step 2
    Step 2

    you might also wish to get an hot shoe flash, for lighting a whole area.

  • How to create lighting for photography. Cheap Studio Lighting 101 - Step 3
    Step 3

    to create soft light.

    YES. there are TWO forms of LIGHT.

    HARD and SOFT light. You may wish to use soft light to create a romantic image.

    you need a soft box.

    grab that old cardboard box. Cut out one side.

    tape rice or tissue paper over it and tada soft box.

    now place it over the light source(ie. as in the picture)

  • How to create lighting for photography. Cheap Studio Lighting 101 - Step 4
    Step 4

    product display with soft light.

    This idea creates soft light and a seemless background.

    Take a cardboard box, cut out three sides. place rice paper over the three sides and tape them down.

    take the bristol board, trim it down and tape it to the inside.

    now you have a background to shoot your products on.

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Vetherz
Vetherz · San Juan, San Juan, PR · 13 projects
This is great I been looking for a tutorial like this , thank you ♥
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