3rd Annual Mystery Box Shoot

It’s time for our THIRD annual Mystery Box meetup. This has been a really fun winter evening event. Have you ever watched the show on the Food Channel called “Chopped?” Well this is the photo version of that. (Only nobody gets "chopped"!)

You will be handed a box of "stuff" including a light source. You and your group will be given 15-20 minutes to create your best shot. You have to use all of the contents. We will work in groups of two or three people. There will be several boxes so you will have a variety of boxes to create with.

We’ve done this the last two years and had a BLAST! Look at the photo galleries link below to get some inspirations.

http://www.meetup.com/lansingphoto/photos/7583582/
http://www.meetup.com/lansingphoto/photos/18681602/

I would appreciate help in putting together boxes. We need 5 to 8 small and interesting  items and a light source. Preferably with some kind of theme. Please let me know if you are willing to do this. Building a box is a fun creative exercise! Tip: the box itself can be an element. The light source can be a small lamp, flashlight, fluorescent, LED or ??? source.

A tripod can be useful since lighting levels are low.

SmarterPics will provide tables and reflectors.

Mark Chamberlin - SmarterPics
Organizer/Sponsor

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry but my battery died.

    November 19

  • Tom M.

    Grrr I wanted to come badly but am sick so sorry for not able to come tonight.

    November 19

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a box of old hand tools that I bought but have never really used.

    November 19

    • Mark C.

      PERFECT!! Don't forget the light source.

      November 19

  • Roxanne

    I will be bringing a box, the theme is fortune telling

    November 14

    • Mark C.

      I can hardly wait!

      November 14

  • Mark M.

    Well just found out today that I am working afternoons next week!!!!! So I have to pass

    November 14

  • Mark C.

    I hope everyone is thinking up ideas on what kind of mystery box they can bring. Please post here if you have something in mind. You don't have to give away the contents. Just whether you are bringing something. Remember we only need 5-8 interesting items. Try to follow some kind of theme and don't forget some kind of light source. Look at the past meetup photos for ideas. - Mark

    1 · November 10

    • Tom M.

      I cant wait to bring something my theme would be ocean.

      November 10

  • Mark M.

    Looking forward to my first visit!!!!

    1 · November 7

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