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Alice vs. Mirror Master Setup

Alice vs. Mirror Master Setup

Posted to Flickr on 12 September 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Alice vs. Mirror Master.

The left side of this Duel 365 photo was inspired by the music video Don’t Come Around Here No More by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1985).

Alice backdrop is made of fabric with a black-and-white checkerboard print. It is "sculpted" to emphasize the center of her body; this was done in part by pulling the fabric behind her forward.

Mirror Master’s backdrop is a sheet of scrapbooking paper on one side and a one foot square mirror on the other. The mirror is angled to show the back of both figures and is also reflecting a sheet of white foamboard to the left of the camera (not shown). Mirror Master is standing on a slighly reflective sheet of scrapbooking paper.

Both figures are front lit with a single push-light on the right side of the camera.

Above the scene a large circular diffuser softens the ambient light in the room. A dark strip of fabric is positioned just above the backdrop to darken it a bit.

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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