Photek Digital Lighthouse, Translucent Cloth Material Housing for Tabletop Still Life Product Photography, Large (18x18x27.5")


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About Photek

•Photek's Digital Camera LIGHTHOUSE is a color-corrected, translucent cloth, material housing for photographing small and medium products that can be lit with daylight, HMI, electronic flash, fluorescent, quartz and tungsten light sources. This special material helps to reduce unwanted reflections and gives a professional look to your photographs.

• The LIGHTHOUSE can be lit from the sides, top, back, front or can be placed on a shooting table for bottom illumination. It also includes a removable Black Sweep that aids in preventing shadows on the background and provides complete separation from the item being photographed. Also included is a removable plastic base, forming a rigid bottom for ease of product placement.

• Photek's LIGHTHOUSE helps to produce photographs with a professional quality because the product lighting is made simple and efficient and takes less time then conventional lighting solutions

Photek Features

  • Complete portability in design with one-touch set up and break down
  • Made of color corrected translucent cloth material on all sides
  • Full zipper front and zipper on top panel for digital camera lens positioning
  • Removable plastic insert for forming a rigid bottom
  • Removable black sweep attached with velcro for giving a seamless horizon and complete product definition.
  • Front panel peels back on all three sides for ease of positioning products inside lighthouse.
  • Folds flat and is stored in a protective black carry case
  • Ideal for web advertising photos, small & medium product photography, copying flat art work, and recording sculptures for future reference.
  • Large lighthouse is 18" x 18" x 27.5" with removable black sweep 17.25" x 41" that attaches to inside with velcro tabs.
    Folds to 28" x 19" x 3" and is stored in a protective black carry case
    Weighs 3.8 LBS

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Reviewed by 2 customers

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


poor design


from Bend, Oregon  -  Semi-Professional

I'll start with the bottom line: I've owned this thing for three years and I grit my teeth every time I have to use it. I'm actually back at Adorama looking for an alternative so I can toss this one in the dumpster. With small products, this light tent is excellent. Circuit boards would be no problem. With tall items and deep items it works well. With wide items -- audio components, computers, camera bags -- it is large enough but, because of poor design, it is almost worthless. The item comes with a black and white backdrop that only works in one (or two, depending on how you count) orientations. You can't orient the backgrounds any other way. And you can't really get away w/o using a backdrop because they've put a zipper or door on opposite sides so if you're shooting through one you see the other. It may be hard to appreciate what I'm describing but look at the product image and imagine you want to shoot through the wide side. You can't do it unless you don't mind seeing the opposite door behind your subject since there's no way to cover the opposite wall with the backdrop.


Good quality, works well


from Waukesha, WI  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

We use this device to photograph electronic circuit boards for use in service manuals. Without the Photek Lighthouse we had problems with reflections. After some trial and error we got the right setup and we are able to do our work in an efficent maner. Note: not sure why they call this "Digital", should work with film!

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