Iceman vs. Chewbacca Setup
This is the setup photo for Iceman vs. Chewbacca.
The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper. Both figures stand on regular white paper partially covered in sugar to simulate snow.
The figures are lit with two push-lights (not shown), one on each side of the camera. Above the scene a large circular diffuser softens the ambient light in the room. A dark strip of fabric is positioned just above the backdrop to darken it a bit.
The snowball (made of gum covered in sugar) is suspended via invislbe thread from a wire extending across the diffuser. Because the backdrop is relatively light in color, no post-processing was required to hide the thread.
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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 12 October 2010. The last time I checked, it had 2,916 views on Flickr.
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Iceman vs. Chewbacca Setup by JD Hancock is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available.