What kind of photos can you get out of a cardboard box wrapped in some paper? You'd be amazed. For this week's Shooting Challenge, we asked you to scrap together your own cheap lightbox. The results were fantastic.
Sooner or later, if you want a studio-quality photo of an object, you'll have to get a light box. But aren't those expensive? Not really. For about $20, you can build your own. And this week, you will!
Not only does Lightbox for Android fill in the Instagram-sized hole in the Android Market with slick sharing of filterized pictures, it also does what iCloud does: beam the photos you take on your phone to your tablet and web browser instantly.
If you dabble in art and design, you will immediately see the benefit of a lamp that can rotate and adjust positions to become a light box.
Here's how to make a rather fab light box 'n' desk combo. Matt Nuzzaco even fitted the table with a Deskline from Linak, which lets him adjust the height depending on whether he's sitting or standing at his desk. Useful for anyone who works with traditional film and transparencies. Or anyone with a serious Disco…
Shooting for the moon is a bit easier when you have one of these wacky Russian personal moon light boxes. I can't even imagine what they're for, but the users so far have come up with some fascinating, classic and even cryptic uses for a portable crescent. Good luck getting any sleep next to this thing, though; it…