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build a home studio piecmeal or lighting kit?

I am creating a basement room into a photo studio. I will be doing people portraits and using backdrops. I plan on trying many different shots... from high key to low light body scrapes. from what i ...
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How to set up Three Point Lighting without (much) real equipment?

I'm setting up basic three point lighting in my room to photograph myself facing the camera (actually, this is for video, but I understand questions about lighting are ok). What I have is two Smith ...
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Websites to buy/DIY photo studio equipment?

I am starting a photo studio and i am trying to buy cheap equipment (lights,props,...) or even if I find the material I make them myself. Does anyone know any online shops? In Europe preferably. ...
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What setup to take photographs of barcodes on the underside of a small tray?

I know pretty much nothing about photography so have come looking for some guidance on technique and equipment required. I want to take a photo of the underside of a tray, which is 130 by 90 ...
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How wide a backdrop do I need?

I'm setting up a simple home studio to do portrait shots. I thought I could get away with shooting against a white wall and using shallow depth of field/umbrellas up close to isolate the brightness of ...
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What is a good stationary setup for taking pictures of small paper goods?

I'd like to set up a stationary indoor photography station for quickly taking pictures of small paper goods such as: Boxes (small) Paper Large pictures Books (covers) Mugs Plates I would like to ...
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What kind of backdrop works best for a home studio setup?

I want to grow my home setup, and am working on finding the right background for portraiture. I was looking at a black velour photo backdrop am wondering what I should consider. Should it be ...
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Portrait photography of children (Christmas)

I floated an offer to my family to photograph my neices and nephews for Christmas. Now, we're doing this with plenty of time for them to get professional work done if mine don't really come out great, ...
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What equipment is needed for a basic product shoot studio?

Our college is setting up a photo studio in campus. Mostly the we do product shoots. We have some old strobes, softboxes to start with. We need suggestions on the equipments listed below. Which are ...
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What equipment is required for a home studio?

I'd like to convert a room downstairs into a home studio to do mostly portrait/fashion/pet photography. I have a few strobes, softboxes, and stands, but that's it. What are the bare basics needed to ...