We've got a great tip for you today! If you've got a store set up on your JimdoPage (or you're thinking about it), taking professional product photographs is essential. And what do you need for awesome pictures of what you're selling? The right background and lighting! So today we've put together an easy guide on how to make your own lightbox. It's really easy, and it makes an enormous difference in the quality of your photos.
What is a light box? It's a photo studio in miniature. Shooting photos in the lightbox keeps the focus completely on the items you want to depict; there are no distractions in the background (which is white, or whatever color you choose to make it) and lighting from three sides eliminates any shadows. Click on the photos below to see the steps.
By lighting through the paper, the light is diffused and prevents stark reflections and shadows.
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We hope that these tips are helpful! It's pretty easy to create your own light box, and if you're interested in the topic, here are a few other guides from around the web on how to create your own lightbox or portable studio without spending a lot of money.