Here’s one to help out everyone looking to sell their crafts online or apply for juried shows. Sculpt University has a free article on how to create a lightbox to take pictures in. Light boxes, light tents, or soft boxes as they’re called by professionals, create soft glow and a plain background to photograph your crafts on. Using the box eliminates harsh glares and shadows and gives your work a certain crispness. And it couldn’t be cheaper or easier using this method–the majority of it is constructed out of a cardboard box. Check out the tutorial here.
By Rosie Bromberg