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Old 03-25-2013, 12:51 AM   #1
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Default Light box for soap photos

Does any one have a store bought light box they would recommend for taking pretty pictures of their soap? I would like one that maybe has a light with it too but nothing too fancy.
Anyone LOVE theirs (or hate theirs) and have suggestions? I have only looked on Amazon so far and see lots of different ones that look nice.

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Old 03-25-2013, 01:04 AM   #2
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:08 AM   #3
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That's a good tutorial Chris. I was going to pull that same one out of my book marks and post it. Good thing I checked your post to make sure it wasn't the same one (it was, obviously) before I did.

Another option Sunny is a couple sheets of white foam-backed posterboard and a 3 panel white posterboard to make a box, if you don't have any white tshirts lying around and don't want to spend a ton to make the lightbox.
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I take a lot of photos of products (not soap) for my e-business, but I have never owned a lightbox. You buy them on eBay, if you really want one. A lightbox is really not needed, however, and can seriously limit what you can do with your product photography. Here are some tutorials for photographing small items without a store-bought lightbox:

Indoor photo setups:

Working outdoors with natural light:



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