The Photo Box StudioPress Release:
Getting Quality product shot isn't
easy. People soon discover there is more to it than placing the item
on the kitchen or board room table and clicking away. Some buy studio
lighting and find themselves needing skills they don't have whilst
others build their own lighting environments with differing levels of
success. Some even take ever the bathroom – and shoot inside
bath. Bathtubs do provide a reflective environment but keeping the
room out of action can prove an inconvenience to the rest of the
family. Soon enough a tent or a cube might be considered –
The Photo Studio
combination of controlled lighting environment and software to
control image capture and processing means anyone can take images for
web or print use.
The box connects to an
With the software installed the camera is controlled from the
computer. To zoom in and out, crop and take the shots you press
buttons on the computer screen. You can see what is going on inside
the box on screen.
Once the snap button is
are passed directly to the computer. There, they can be saved as
.jpgs or .tifs in various sizes and resolutions. Images can then be
cropped, masked and sized in batches.
Other than moving the
camera from the
top of the box onto the supplied tripod you don't touch the camera.
There's neither the need to read the camera manual nor understand the
settings or white balance.
The Photo Studio in-a-box
photography and so allows companies to manage their photography
requirements in-house. This substantially reduces cost, eliminates
the need to move product to and from photographers and improves
flexibility as shots can be taken a and when product is available.
Moreover, the image
within the software negates the need for Photoshop skills when
preparing shots for web. Masking shots to sit on a pure white
background takes just a minute or two to learn.
For image professionals who
want to use
Photoshop, images can be exported to the software or exported or
directly to a network folder where MAC users can pick them up.
The system also allows
images to be
written and drawn on and then sent via-email. This helps suppliers
communicate with customers and suppliers wherever they are in the
world specially where language barriers exist.
To use the system you must
compatible digital camera. Eme Digital are currently providing
customers with a 10MP Canon A640 as part of the package, but if you
have an earlier Canon A, G or S
camera or certain models in the Olympus C range you will also be able
us those. Canon EOS cameras can also be used but there is no live
preview with this particular model.