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Figure Shoot Tutorial by nikicorny Figure Shoot Tutorial by nikicorny
Hey everyone, this is my first tutorial ever LOL :lol:

Figure 101!:[link]
Tutorial #2: [link]
Tutorial #3: [link]
Extra: [link]
Retouching Photo: [link]

I hope you find this useful! :D If you have any questions, feedback, or critics, just comment here :love:

Tutorial request: note me anytime!

Some photos with the lightbox:

Check out my gallery for more figure photography! [link]

10/07/2012: OMG a DD ;w; thank you so much Karinchiii! :love:
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Given 2012-07-10
Learn how to build your own Light Box with Figure Shoot Tutorial by =nikicorny ( Suggested by karinchiip and Featured by Moonbeam13 )
You made it so any one can get profesional like results with useing things most people have around their homes. I give you props for this and almost everyone can do it. It makes me want to even by figures just so I can do this. With having the translucent paper was a good idea and that most people don't come up with it or have a diffrent way of diffuseing the light. But one thing that you don't say is how big the box should be and how big the holes should be. These two things are the only negatives I see. Besides that you did a great job!
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This deviation was very informative and helpful. The instructions are very clear, each picture taken showed what needed to be done and how to do it, and overall it was very useful. I like how you made it so something as simple as a cardboard box with some translucent paper could make a fantastic background with phenomenal lighting. The final products were magnificent as well. I hope that any aspiring doll photographers look to this tutorial if they wish to know where to get started, for it's also quite easy to follow! Overall, great job on this deviation, and I know that I myself will most definetely use it in the future.
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segawa2580 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Very useful! Thanks a lot ^^
mirikue Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Could tracing paper work? Or is there a super-specific type/brand? Great tutorial by the way, I was wondering how to get lighting right when taking pictures! :iconmahfeelzplz: Thanks!
nikicorny Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
tracing paper will work just fine ^^
LillyLuvvsYou Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student Artist
That's badass!!!
nikicorny Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :D
LillyLuvvsYou Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student Artist
Welcome ^_^
ArtilleryTortoise Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Thanks so much for this. I haven't had chance to think of what I'd use it FOR exactly, but I'm sure it'll be handy soon. :meow:
I'm surprised it was this simple too! :D
nikicorny Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem, glad it could help :D
ArtilleryTortoise Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
I think I may use it even sooner than I thought as well. Again, thanks for the help! :D
Miarath Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
This was really helpful, although in a different way.
You see, I have a light tent but I always placed the light sources 'inside' and not outside and since I have some larger ones I've been wondering how to place them without getting too much bright light at the scene.
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