Racing Stripes Setup
For the curious, I took a setup shot for the Racing Stripes photo.
The HeroClix figure stands on one of my green shirts. A blue posterboard serves as the backdrop. I placed a couple of push-lights in front of the Flash (only one shown). As is typical for my toy photography, a large diffuser (not shown) is positioned above the scene.
The striped streaks were made with colored pencils and markers on a simple strip of paper by my wife and me. The strip is propped up with a box of raisins at the front and one of my LEDs in the back.
The camera has three inexpensive magnifying lenses attached to the front, not a macro lens.
I post-processed the image in iPhoto, mostly brightening the colors a bit.
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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 July 2010. The last time I checked, it had 3,710 views on Flickr.
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