Photography

Lightbox {WW #24}

Ashley & Branson are doing Tutorial Tuesday and this week they are taking Rosie’s Lightbox tutorial and reviewing it.  This was my first try at it. I think it turned out pretty well.

Dustyn wanted me to take some photos of his trucks and cars. It was great practice and fun.

I still have to find some more lamps to add lighting to my box.

This was one of Kenny’s cars as a kid. I love the rusty feel.

Now for this week’s Edit Me photo! You can download the photo here, edit to your heart’s content, and then link up over on the challenge blog between Wed and Sat! This week’s guest judge is none other than the amazing Ashley Sisk. And the photo we have to edit this week is so adorable:

Click to download large version for editing

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  • kewkew
    January 28, 2012 at 3:49 am

    Very nice.

  • casey
    January 26, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Dude…I think you did a fantastic job on this challenge!! These shots are fun to look at, so crisp and sharp and colorful! Great job!

  • Leah H.
    January 26, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    They’re cool and looks good..

    Visiting for Wordless Wednesday! Hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.sweethomephilippines.com/2012/01/wordless-wednesday-car-covered-with-snow.html

  • Andi
    January 26, 2012 at 11:01 am

    These are really GREAT photos!

  • Adeena
    January 25, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    I really need to try that lightbox. 🙂

  • Gretchen
    January 25, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    I love the lightbox! Great job using yours!! Always love toy captures! =)

  • Susan
    January 25, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Lovely light box work. 🙂 I like that the VW has a bit of reflection to it as well.

  • Amber
    January 25, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    All boy and I LOVE IT!!!

  • June Makes Six
    January 25, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Love your shots…I have always wanted a light box, what fun!

    Tiffany

  • Joanna
    January 25, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Ahh, my son is OBSESSED with cars, too. Like can’t get enough!

  • Kristi {at} Live and Love Out Loud
    January 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Love these shots! I’m going to check out that tutorial right now!

  • Lea
    January 25, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    Yes, they do look good. I want to learn how to do this for web graphics so I am bookmarking this post, thanks 🙂

  • Kim C.
    January 25, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    Cool pics! I need to read that tutorial!

  • Artistically Amy
    January 25, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    LOVE the shot of the Batman truck. Very sharp and clear!

  • Jordyn L.
    January 25, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    These turned out great! My kids were excited to see them, esp. Filmore.

    Happy WW from Jordyn @ The Green House

  • Danelle M
    January 25, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    I can’t wait to try the lightbox! It would be awesome for stock photography. Thanks!

  • amber
    January 25, 2012 at 11:18 am

    These turned out fabulous would be super cute to hang them in a little boys room.

  • Katherines Corner
    January 25, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Great shots!!! I would love to have a nice light box. I’ve had my eye on one at Amazon, can you suggest a nice one? xo

  • Tammy
    January 25, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Oh, those look great! Nicely done!

  • Gina
    January 25, 2012 at 9:22 am

    These are fabulous Sarah- I especially love that first one. Too cute!

  • mommy baum
    January 25, 2012 at 8:39 am

    love the lightbox fun! those cars are really fun subjects 😉 thanks for hosting

  • secret mom thoughts
    January 25, 2012 at 7:46 am

    Nice job on the light box. I need to try this.

  • Lori
    January 25, 2012 at 7:14 am

    Love the van! The light box does look fun.

  • Run DMT
    January 25, 2012 at 6:58 am

    I love the light effect on your cars. Great job! I need to read up on that lightbox tutorial.

  • TToria
    January 25, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Great shots!
    Here’s my WW this week: http://ttoria.blogspot.com

    TToria
    xo

  • Karly
    January 25, 2012 at 1:53 am

    I think you did a great job! After I saw Ashley’s TT I was so excited because I thought I was a loser for having created my own lightbox way back in August! It’s good to know that awesome photographers use homemade contraptions too!

  • Jaymi McClusky
    January 25, 2012 at 1:47 am

    love these shots! they would make awesome prints for a little boys room! hmmm i think you might have one or two of those 😉

  • Julie {Angry Julie Monday}
    January 25, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Love the photos! They look great!

  • Honey Mommy
    January 24, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Nice wheels! We have tons of cars and I am sure my boys would love me to take pictures of them too.

  • Amanda
    January 24, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    Oooh that lightbox technique seems to be working for you! These turned out really good!!

  • Christina @ Marriage from Scratch
    January 24, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Thanks for hosting!

    Everyone come link up at Marriage from Scratch!

    ~Christina @ Marriage from Scratch
    http://Www.marriagefromscratch.blogspot.com

  • Laura
    January 24, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    You should totally print these out and hang them in the boys’ rooms–they’re great! 😀

  • Kimberly
    January 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    These are great, Sarah! Love the one of Filmore! And your husband’s car is cool! We have some cars that were my husband’s as a kid. The boys love to play with them. I bought some things for my lightbox today – hoping to get it put together tomorrow.

  • SoberJulie
    January 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    I love what you’ve done with the exposure

  • Dagmar ~ Dagmar's momsense
    January 24, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Wow, these are stunning! I absolutely love the first one – I’d make that a huge poster for a kids room!

    Thanks for linking up – you were the first one!

  • Branson
    January 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    These turned out great, Sarah! I might have to play with some of A’s toys in mine… I bet he would get a kick out of it 🙂

  • Michelle Kennedy
    January 24, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    These are great Sarah, love all the different little trucks 🙂

  • Pam
    January 24, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Awe. Love little boys’ toys! Great shots and perspectives.

  • Ashley Sisk
    January 24, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    Dustyn’s trucks are perfect for this week’s shooting challenge. Love ti!

  • misc.alaina
    January 24, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    These shots look very cool! I especially like the first shot!!

  • Selena
    January 24, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    Great shots, I need to do the lightbox!

  • Lauren
    January 24, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    I love my lightbox! I haven’t had it out in ages, but this inspires me!

  • Joyce
    January 24, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    We have cool cards laying around this house too, but I never thought to photograph them. Great idea!

  • Tricia
    January 24, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Really neat. I need to learn how to do that. Love the Monster Truck pic. We are going see them this Sat.

  • alicia
    January 24, 2012 at 7:32 pm

    One of these days i’ll find the time to try a few new things. This is definitely on the list. Very cool.

  • SarahinSC
    January 24, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    I need to make Rosie’s lightbox. I keep thinking about it, but never get it done.

  • Tina ~ Tina Gray {dot} Me
    January 24, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    Your photos look great! Thanks for hosting WW 🙂