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Photography #2: Soft Box 2

236 days ago by dakremer | 6 comments »

I forgot to post a diagram of my wiring….(Thanks to Lumberjocks for helping me with this!) Today I’m going to work on the actual Softbox skin. I think this will be the most challenging part. I have a pretty good start already…. For the skeleton, I found some carbon fiber poles at a Big Box Store. It was an 8’ section of it with a flag on one end (I think used for putting on the back of a Snow Mobile). I cut the poles into 2 4’ pieces. I then mocked...

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Photography #1: Soft Box 1

236 days ago by dakremer | 12 comments »

My wife and I have been getting into photography after buying the new Canon 70D. My wife would like to start taking more portraits (after being asked by several coworkers to take pics of their kids, etc). Since we don’t have a studio, and our apartment’s lighting is subpar for great picture quality, I decided to look into buying some Soft Boxes. Here is an example of a soft box (from google pictures).... I know you can buy some online for pretty cheap (but I’m su...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1126: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

348 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

I got quite a bit of work done on the new pattern packets for the Halloween ornaments and keys yesterday. However, I do see that finishing up will take another day (or two) to do and now I am looking at perhaps Monday or even Tuesday for getting things on to the site. I had ideally wanted to have them available by the weekend, but as usual I underestimated the time it would take to do so in my mind and it turns out to be a much longer process than first anticipated. So what else is new? ...

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Workshop #3: Infinite curve

514 days ago by BritBoxmaker | 8 comments »

For a while now I’ve been using A1 size (metric) heavy gauge art paper for the infinite curve in my project photo’s. It’s expensive. It gets dirty and needs replacing every few uses. It occurred to me that heavy duty lining paper, the sort used in the decorating trade would probably do just as well Its about the same width as the shorter dimension of A1 and there’s 10 metres on a roll, enough for about ten curves. A simple addition to my lighting rig allows f...

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Wood Shop Prints #1: Wood shop prints, first batch for sale

586 days ago by pashley | 2 comments »

In addition to woodworking, I also do photography. They have been pretty popular, so I’ve decided to try to sell them – only $25. You can buy them at my shop on Etsy

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #867: Pretty as a Picture

654 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

One thing that I love about doing design work is that there are so many aspects of the process to consider. In addition to drawing the patterns on the computer, the projects need to be cut, assembled and finished in order to make sure that everything was done properly. Once that is finished, the actual instructional pattern packets need to be created, which include clear and concise directions on how others can replicate the project easily. This often includes not only step-by-step photogra...

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Projects #6: small boxes WIP

734 days ago by NedB | 1 comment »

creativity sparks creativity of a different sort.

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Photographing your work

870 days ago by MyChipCarving | 1 comment »

159 My Chip Carving – Learn how to easily take great photographs of your chip carvings. 866-444-6996 https://mychipcarving.com/Chip_Carving/Pages/chip_carving_free_eletter.htm

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Woodworking Photography #1: Getting sidetracked

977 days ago by ronhowes | 5 comments »

I’m getting sidetracked. If you’ll notice, the better woodworkers also seem to be excellent photographers. I’ve taken thousands of pictures over the years, but have come to realize that I know nothing about photography. Recently I have been scouring the internet, pouring over books and asking lot’s of questions. I have concluded that I really don’t want to venture into another hobby, but I do want to know enough to take better photos of my work- (and family, ...

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Inspiration #2: Clark Little Photography

1005 days ago by Byron | 4 comments »

Clark Little's Photography is probably one of my greatest sources of inspiration. I am a huge beach bum and love to surf, but my passion for the ocean goes further then just enjoying it, I am inspired by it. Here are just a few of Clark Little’s Photos that inspire me the most.

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