Micro light box

Today I was looking for an easy way to improve my photos: a light box. A quick google search reveals many helpful resources. Yery inspiring is the post at Strobist: How To: DIY $10 Macro Photo Studio and this one at Evil Mad Scientist: Lamdshade Light Tent.

I played around with a small box, paper and scissors, only to realize that I am missing the required lighting equipement. My small lamps simply aren’t bright enough.

Sitting in the sun, sipping on my coffee, I came up with this micro light box. Actually it’s a tube. What would you need to build one?

  • 1 x piece of A4 paper
  • transparent tape
  • sun light
  • 30 seconds to acquire materials + 15 seconds to assemble the parts


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