Light tables are similar to a tracing lightbox, in that they will put pictures artists want to trace or learn to draw on it. It allows the artist to see the image trace much more easily than just using the naked eye. They may also use for reviewing photography film. Draftsmen can use Light table. TARPS (Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance Pod System) specialists used a light table to examine the photographic film. These tables are translucent with a light shining up from below. Providing an easier way for people to view
Light Tables Used for
Certain light tables are on a slant or may lay horizontally, having support legs like any other tables. Items may be viewed from the comfort of an office chair. However, other light table are more complicated having stereoscopes. TARPS squadrons used the latter when looking at aerial photos.
Make-shift lap light table was made by using a manual typewriter cover or carrying case. The cover or case may place in the lap with a light bulb inside to illuminate the top of the case. Then place a picture frame with the glass upside down on top of the art and paper can trace the artwork. Many professions use light tables or a tracing lightbox from professional tracers, animators, cartoonists, designers, drawing artists, educators, architectures, interior designers, fashion designers, radiologists, hospitals for MRIs and more.
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