Here’s a great idea for e-bay and other lightbox photography: use that cooler sitting in the basement or garage as your light box/tent. Of course, said cooler should be dirt/mold free, or the results won’t be as good as they could be.
The link goes to Strobist, which is one of the coolest photography blogs out there. The post itself was from back in April, but appeared in this quarter’s Make: Magazine. Make: is quite possibly the best serial publication (offline and online) I’ve ever subscribed to.