Studio Quality Product Photography With a $12 Set Up 1. A cardboard box you can use to cut a piece from. 2. A roll of aluminum foil, it’s easier with a wider one. 3. A piece of tracing paper of at least 20” of width and 3 feet in length. You can also use any white, no color, translucent material that you have around your home. 4. One 6” spring clamp.