These were pretty popular jewelry photography enclosures in the late 2000s but have since been replaced by many other enclosures as cameras and smartphone technology have changed.
The companies producing these hard enclosures have changed and improved with the times to maintain their relevance, but in all honesty, these enclosure types are difficult to work with. Other photography classes have tried to show how to use these these boxes while ignoring how hard they are to work with.
In this chapter, we'll explain the challenges of these box types and settings you'll need on your camera to make them work for you. You'll see examples of photographing colored gem and white gold diamond jewelry, and what you should expect in terms of retouching.
The 3 sample videos below are a tiny peak into this important chapter. Even if you don't own a hard enclosure, you'll learn a lot in this one.
Example of a hard enclosure used in jewelry photography