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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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18. LIGHTBOX WITH WINDOW AND PAPER

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THIS SUPER-SIMPLE DIY lightbox produces excellent results and requires almost zero money to build. A typical lightbox uses a rigid frame with white or translucent sides, like the corrugated-plastic light tent in project 49.

This lightbox uses a window on your house and a sheet of tissue paper to produce images like Figure 18.3.

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Parts List (Figure 18.1)

  • Window
  • Large sheet of tissue paper. White copy paper can also work in a pinch.
  • Clear tape

18.1

Construction Steps

  1. 1 In the Northern Hemisphere, use a north-facing ...

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