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Samaritan vs. Martian Manhunter Setup

Samaritan vs. Martian Manhunter Setup

Posted to Flickr on 08 August 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Samaritan vs. Martian Manhunter.

The backdrop behind Samaritan is a poster with sky and clouds. The backdrop behind the Martian Manhunter is a piece of black scrapbooking paper with "stars" I made with dabs of whiteout; it is held against a white posterboard with sticky notes. Forming a "shelf" above the backdrops is a piece of cardboard held up by cereal boxes. This helps darken the backdrops.

The figures are set up on a green T-shirt stretched across foamboard. The Martian Manhunter stands on a piece of scrapbooking paper covered in glitter.

Two push-lights on either side of the camera provide lighting for the figures.

Above the scene, as usual, is a large circular diffuser sits above the scene (not shown).

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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.

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