Test photos with light tent

Discussion in 'Arts, Literature & Photography' started by stormcrowuk, Feb 4, 2018.

  1. stormcrowuk

    stormcrowuk Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Northumberland UK
    Just took delivery of a light tent yesterday to help me photograph my leatherwork.

    Still need some practice with it and also need some different backgrounds but so far I’m happy with it.

    Any tips of using light tents and what makes good backgrounds (ie types of material) appreciated.


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  2. halvor

    halvor Esquire

    Location:
    Norway
    Variety is the spice of life :) You seem to pull it off fine both with wood and white background.

    More importantly, that is some terrific leather work!
     
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  3. stormcrowuk

    stormcrowuk Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Northumberland UK
    Thanks Halvor, I'm hoping to get myself motivated to set up an Etsy shop soon but first I thought I needed some practice at doing some product shots hence buying the light tent.
     
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  4. Acer89

    Acer89 James

    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Kudos to you..... Beautiful leather work.:thumbsup:
     
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  5. Rowlers

    Rowlers Massive Member Staff Member

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  6. ChrisVanMeer

    ChrisVanMeer Forum GOD!

    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Looks like you don’t need any tips :)
     
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  7. Nishy

    Nishy Forum GOD! Staff Member

    Great work I would buy a wallet for sure
     
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  8. Morecolor

    Morecolor Forum GOD!

    Agreed
    Me too..
     
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  9. Redrock

    Redrock Guru

    Location:
    Northern Va.
    The leather and pictures look great. Concerning a light tent or box. I prefer cooler light in the 5000 Kelvin range. I can tweak colors/contrast/etc with post editing software. I use wood (as you), velvet, and poster board for background. You certainly are on the right track.

    Ed
     
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  10. Boru62

    Boru62 Shaving Boar

    Location:
    England
    I know nothing about photography but for some reason a wood background works for leather, maybe seeing the grain of the wood implies the quality of the leather.
    Great workmanship, my hat's off to you.
     
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