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EV-9D9 vs. 2-1B Setup

EV-9D9 vs. 2-1B Setup

Posted to Flickr on 28 August 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for EV-9D9 vs. 2-1B.

Two pieces of scrapbooking paper form the backdrop, both with a shiny surface. EV-9D9 stands in front of copper-colored piece while 2-1B stands in front of a white piece with a blue tint. Both sheets are attached to foamboard with sticky notes.

EV-9D9 stands on a dark, rusty-looking sheet of scrapbooking paper. 2-1B stands on a white piece with some glitter on it.

I thought I was going to have trouble posing EV-9D9 because her right leg is curved in an unusual way. However, once I began setting the scene, I realized I could make it look like she’s walking, minimizing the awkward curve.

The figures are front lit with a single push-light each. I backlit EV-9D9 with a regular incandescent flashlight balanced on some clear plastic cups because I didn’t want a blue tint. For 2-1B I just did my regular thing: a push-LED in a clear plastic cup.

A large circular diffuser above the scene softens the ambient light in the room. A piece of dark fabric (not shown) is positioned above the backdrop to darken it, letting the backlighting shine a bit more.

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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