How to Custom Build a Set
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Advantages to DIY
Building a set lets you create a custom room or background for your images. It can be done inexpensively and up the production value of your photos, giving you the freedom to dream up whatever crazy ideas you want.
- 0:35- Advantages of set building
- 1:45- What we’re building
- 2:30- Only build it to where it looks good from the camera angle
- 3:45- Materials used
- 6:00- Using drywall
- 7:15- Framing
- 8:45- Where to start with ideas
Where to Start
The set only has to look good from the angle of the camera, meaning you really don’t have to build it all the way out. Once you come up with an idea try finding some cheap lumber and other materials that you think will give the effect you’re going for. Investing a couple hours into this will make your images more unique and allow you to get the exact shot you want.