Iron Man vs. Iron Setup
This is the setup photo for Iron Man vs. Iron. Sorry for the poor quality of this shot; I obviously don’t have enough practice with my iPhone camera.
The backdrop for Iron Man on the left is a sheet of black posterboard. The backdrop for Iron on the right is a silvery piece of scrapbooking paper.
Iron Man stands on a piece of scrapbooking paper, while Iron stands on the bare dark shelf that I typically use as a stage for these types of photos.
I set up one push-light for Iron Man; I thought the yellow tint would help the armor look more authentic. Iron is backlit with a single push-LED; the blue tint suggesting a cold or artificial feel.
A large circular diffuser (not shown) is positioned above the entire scene to diffuse the room’s standing lighting.
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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 13 August 2010. The last time I checked, it had 2,455 views on Flickr.
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