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A simple and portable design for evenly lit object shots –

In a quest to build myself a lightbox for some product-type photography, I managed to throw together this little solution using $18 of surgical tubing, doweling, some zip ties, and a dollar store plastic table cover. So far so good! I foresee an update in the near future that will have a sewn fabric diffusion screen. The whole project took about half an hour to build, The box is 2ft / side and the best part about it is that it folds into a convenient 2′ x 4″ bundle, making this solution easy to take anywhere!

The surgical tubing/ziptie joints are a nice touch. – DIY collapsable lightbox for $18

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

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