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Offline spikeyjen

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QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« on: November 02, 2013, 03:26:24 AM »
Do you own a lightbox? have you made one yourself? What materials, lining and lighting do you use?



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Re: QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013, 06:52:10 AM »
  Still got one, it's in the attic, I drag it out if I have to copy some negatives.
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Re: QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2013, 09:28:20 AM »
In a word no. If I want that kind of effect I use a piece of white acrylic and fire a flashgun through it.
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Re: QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013, 10:37:34 AM »
If you have a flat bed scanner then, you can use that as a light box.  :tup:

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Re: QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2013, 10:41:54 AM »
No not got one and not got a scanner anymore since I got my windows 7 pc and the scanner wouldn`t work with it. Don`t miss it really as I take pictures of things now instead. Next printer I get I`ll get a combo unit though I think and use scanner as ob says if I needed it. Two things I want  - white perspex a la H and shiney black large tile a la Michael

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Re: QOTD 2nd Nov - Lightbox
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 05:17:46 PM »
I was going to make a lightbox, then I found someone at work selling one for $10.  I plan to cannibalize the old one for the light fixture for the one I am to build as I was going much larger. 

 

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