Experimenting with DIY light box

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by eNo, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. eNo

    eNo Guest

    eNo, Mar 18, 2011
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  2. eNo

    tony cooper Guest

    That's not what I would call a light box. That's just a box to
    provide a neutral background and little bit of bounce light.

    A light box, or soft box, has translucent sides so external light
    sources can be used without creating glare spots on the object being
    photographed.

    This is not to say that your box is not useful or a good backdrop. I
    just don't feel it's a "light box".
     
    tony cooper, Mar 18, 2011
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  3. eNo

    Better Info Guest

    WRONG.

    They CAN have translucent sides for more lighting and diffusing
    possibilities, but that does not in and of itself make it a light-box. Its
    function is what defines it as a light-box, not its materials nor
    construction.
    Just because your only knowledge of photography is what you read(?) and see
    in magazine-ads doesn't make it right.
     
    Better Info, Mar 18, 2011
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  4. eNo

    tony cooper Guest

    What is the function of the box shown that makes it a "light box"?

    If you had ever taken a photograph with any kind of external lighting
    other than the puny on-board flash of your Barbie P&S, you'd
    understand what the function of a light box is. (Streetlights for bad
    rare moth pictures excluded)
     
    tony cooper, Mar 19, 2011
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  5. eNo

    Better Info Guest

    Hint: When you stop posting your vast array of ignorance in public, then
    people who know far more than you ever will, will stop correcting you. It's
    that simple. Let us all know when you figure that out.
     
    Better Info, Mar 19, 2011
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  6. eNo

    tony cooper Guest

    It is noted that you did not answer the question. That translates to
    the fact that you don't know what you're talking about and can't
    supply an answer.

    A light box allows light to pass through it, albeit diffused light. A
    cardboard box does not.
     
    tony cooper, Mar 19, 2011
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  7. eNo

    Better Info Guest

    It had already been answered. You're just too much of a moron to realize
    that so there was no reason to repeat it again.

    WRONG AGAIN (like that's any surprise). It *CAN* allow light to pass
    through some structural sides of it, BUT NOT ALL DO.

    No wonder that so many others have given up on correcting you. No doubt
    your wife and all others in your life have given up on you as well so
    you're now inflicting the whole world with your bullshit stupidity. You're
    nothing but a hopeless moron. Terminally so.

    For your own sake, and the sake of everyone else in the whole world --
    PLEASE, GO FUCKIN' EDUCATE YOURSELF BEFORE TYPING ONE MORE WORD, EVER
    AGAIN.

    Correcting your relentless displays of ignorance is just hopelessly tedious
    nonsense.
     
    Better Info, Mar 19, 2011
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  8. eNo

    tony cooper Guest

    Show me a link to one that doesn't.
    This lack of understanding of why people who use a light box use a
    light box constructed with translucent material sheds a great deal of
    light on the reason that Mothboy's rare moth photo was so dark and
    murky. He doesn't understand how to illuminate his subject.

    His refusal to supply the reasoning behind his misstatement shows that
    he doesn't know what he's talking about and can't support his
    statements with facts.
     
    tony cooper, Mar 19, 2011
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  9. You're refusal to go educate yourself and instead desperately try to get
    attention on usenet to fill your bottomless pit of "nobody gives a ****
    about you in your life" tells everyone much much more about you.

    ARRrrrr.... Man your harpoons men! Thar be TROLL! A big white one!

    LOL!!!!
     
    Outing Trolls is FUN!, Mar 19, 2011
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  10. Your refusal to go educate yourself and instead desperately try to get
    attention on usenet to fill your bottomless pit of "nobody gives a ****
    about you in your life" tells everyone much much more about you.

    ARRrrrr.... Man your harpoons men! Thar be TROLL! A big white one!

    LOL!!!!
     
    Outing Trolls is FUN!, Mar 19, 2011
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  11. eNo

    tony cooper Guest

    Perfect example of circular logic. You have linked to the "light box"
    that triggered the comment that this is mistakenly identified by the
    poster as a "light box". It is not. It is a cardboard box that
    provides a background for the object and - at best - a very minimal
    amount of bounce light. It blocks the light from the sides and back
    that users of real light boxes employ.

    You can call a moth an eagle, but it doesn't make a moth an eagle.

    I am surprised, given Mothboy's propensity to fabricate tales about
    his life, that he did not tell us that he made his own light box from
    quartz that he personally mined in the Minas Gerais state in Brazil,
    trucked out on the backs of Pygmy Marmosets, and shaved into panels
    using Piranha teeth that he extracted whilst swimming naked in the
    Amazon.
     
    tony cooper, Mar 19, 2011
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