Soap In the Box Vs Out of the Box

What a difference the right lighting makes! The above picture on the left was taken on my kitchen counter. The colors look washed out and dull. The pattern on the granite counter top competes with the swirls in the soap. Even with those factors, the picture, itself, looks fine until you compare it to the picture on the right which was taken in the SHOTBOX. The colors are much more vibrant! The black background is clean and a perfect contrast to the soap! The white part of the soap is bright and clean looking. The overall picture in the SHOTBOX is much more appealing than the one out of the box!

Swirled Soap

Here is another view of the same bars of soap. Again, the picture on the left was taken on my kitchen counter while the two on the right were taken in the SHOTBOX. Both pictures are brighter and better than the one on my counter top but the picture with the black background is better than the one with the white. So even when you take the same pictures inside the SHOTBOX, choosing the right background is important. The white background looked perfectly fine when I was setting up the shot but it didn't photograph nearly as well as the black one. So don't be afraid to change things up to get the best possible shot!

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Shot with SHOTBOX and my Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone.

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My name is Jodie and I am a wife and mother of four. I love to bake, craft, travel, exercise, hike and explore new things. I'm excited to use the SHOTBOX to highlight my creations and to show you how this simple tool can bring light and life to your passions too.

The SHOTBOX is a collapsible tabletop studio that uses high powered LEDs to create a perfectly lit “micro-studio” environment. They are now taking pre-orders to be delivered for Christmas.

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