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Iron Man vs. Iron Setup

Iron Man vs. Iron Setup

Posted to Flickr on 13 August 2010. Part of the Setup series.

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.

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.

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