Chocolate Float Setup
This is the setup photo for Chocolate Float.
The backdrop is simple white paper. The "floor" is a sheet of silvery reflective scrapbooking paper.
Yoda is suspended using my usual method, invisible thread attached to a wire running across the large circular diffuser. The diffuser also softens the ambient light in the room.
The paper chocolate bar (printed on ordinary computer paper) is taped to a twisted white paper clip which gives is the floating effect.
The figure is lit with push-lights positioned on either side of the camera.
The photo was heavily post-processed in iPhoto to wash out the floor, backdrop, and paper clip, getting it all to pure white.
To get a closer look at the equipment I use, check out my Gear series.
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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 24 November 2010. The last time I checked, it had 3,796 views on Flickr.
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