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'I figured I'd take a shot of my photo-taking setup in case anyone was looking for tips. (I know I am constantly.) There are two overhead flourecent lights... one almost directly over the instrument, one about 6 feet from the first. The background is a black piece of posterboard I got from an office/art supply store. The big black thing is a portfolio I turned into a reflector/shade to block unwanted light. I try to line up the reflections in a decent looking way, block the ugly stuff and take all the pics by hand in auto mode (no tripod). I switch the two lights on and off to get di
Probably the wrong time of year to be commencing a new build and thread being so close to Christmas, but what the hey - it's high time I get back into a build thread. Perhaps something a little different this time around, inspired by the Home Depot Challenge over at Sevenstring.org. This will be a build involving some budget componentry, hardware store timber and various eBay finds to see exactly what I can end up with by building using cheaper parts, off-the-shelf wood and a modest budget. It could be a pile of kaka. It could end up as a giant killer. Either way it shall be interesting t