Instructables: exploring - - softbox http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:38:25 PST BLOX v1.01 Photography Soft Box Backdrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Soft-Box-Backdrop/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 21:04:54 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
10€ DIY Softbox for your DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/10-DIY-Softbox-for-your-DSLR/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 13:31:32 PST
Building a light box, photo box, soft box. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-light-box-photo-box-soft-box/
Building a light box, photo box, soft box. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/GM3F/HLSH93YU/FUQGM3FHLSH93YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/GM3F/HLSH93YU/FUQGM3FHLSH93YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/GM3F/HLSH93YU/FUQGM3FHLSH93YU.SMALL.jpg bprins First Instruct here, Today I will be instructing how to build what you see as the title of this project. I built this as an early birthday gift for my wife whom is a big knitter for baby apparel. She had been getting tired of finding places to take her photos, well that came to an end when I built t...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 10:05:18 PDT
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1200W-CFL-daylight-for-product-photography-or-/
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By: kalmarattila

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:12:29 PDT
Mailing Envelope Photo Flash Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Jiffy-Bag-Photo-Flash-Bender/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 11:22:04 PDT
DIY Flash Diffuser in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flash-Diffuser-in-5-Minutes/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 07:10:29 PST
How to make a DIY softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-softbox-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/KQF0/H9G15KGB/FRTKQF0H9G15KGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/KQF0/H9G15KGB/FRTKQF0H9G15KGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/KQF0/H9G15KGB/FRTKQF0H9G15KGB.SMALL.jpg thetechnoland enjoy and check out my youtube channel TheTechnoLand
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:13:27 PST
How to make a DIY softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-softbox-1/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 10:11:27 PST
How to make a DIY softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-softbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/X9D8/H8QEWQLT/F6BX9D8H8QEWQLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/X9D8/H8QEWQLT/F6BX9D8H8QEWQLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/X9D8/H8QEWQLT/F6BX9D8H8QEWQLT.SMALL.jpg thetechnoland
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:59:12 PDT
The RPS Lamp for $12 (Canadian!) and 20mins time http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RPS-Lamp-for-12-Canadian-and-20mins-time/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VPL2/GU4MCDA0/FCLVPL2GU4MCDA0.SMALL.jpg cullenstephen The R oasting P an S oftbox Lamp With special thanks to a few inspiring instructables from as many countries, I set out to build steady-burn lamps that would be cheap and lightweight, but give off a good volume of light at a nice colour temperature. This instructable takes you through the steps to ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 11:08:34 PDT
The MacGyver LightBox/Softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MacGyver-LightBoxSoftbox/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 15:39:30 PDT
Soft Box - easy and cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Box-easy-and-cheap/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 05:44:42 PDT
Self-Illuminating Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Illuminating-Photography-Lightbox/
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 14:49:18 PDT
Large Photography soft box on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Photography-soft-box-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 20:33:51 PST
Studiolight with "softbox" on a Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Studiolight-with-softbox-on-a-Tripod/
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By: Gerde

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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 09:27:32 PST
Build a Photography Studio: Softbox, Directional and Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Photography-Studio-Softbox-Directional-a/
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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:57:40 PDT
DIY Fabric Softbox (14x56 Strip) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fabric-Softbox-14x56-Strip/
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Sat, 9 May 2009 19:13:49 PDT
DIY Softbox from an umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Softbox-from-an-umbrella/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2008 10:16:02 PDT
DIY Softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Softbox/
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By: mr2monster

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Thu, 10 Aug 2006 07:54:15 PDT