Flash Gordon vs. Commissioner James Gordon Setup
This is the setup photo for Flash Gordon vs. Commissioner James Gordon.
The backdrop is made with two pieces of scrapbooking paper: glittery blue on the left and a brick print on the right. They are attached to foamboard behind the figures with binder clips and sticky notes. Each figure is also standing on scrapbooking paper as well: glittery red under Flash and a dark print under the Commissioner.
The figures are lit with a single push-light to the right of the camera. Additionally, Flash is back-lit with a push-LED in a clear plastic cup.
Above the scene a large circular diffuser softens the ambient light in the room. One dark strip of fabric (which is difficult to see) is positioned just above the backdrop to darken it a bit; it stretches from one side to the other. A second dark strip of fabric is positioned over the Commissioner to give his scene even more darkness.
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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.
This photo was posted to Flickr on 07 September 2010. The last time I checked, it had 2,771 views on Flickr.
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