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Light in Photography - LIGHTING - FLASH
tents are ideal to photograph metal objects or anything else with
highly reflective surfaces.
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the situation requires an even and very flat light, a special
light diffusing tent can be built out of tracing paper or a similar
material. The object to be photographed is placed in the tent
and the only opening is a hole for the lens of the camera, with
the light projected in from all around the outside of the tent.
This is often used for metallic objects like jewelry etc.
small objects certain plastic bottles with semi transparent
sides are ideal as the opening at the top can be cut to fit
the diameter of the camera lens and the bottom cut off to
allow the devise to be placed over the object. The light can
be directed from outside, through the sides and top of the
tent to provide an even soft light.
like a ring can be placed on a base at the bottom of the plastic
bottle and the camera aimed down through the neck of the bottle.
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