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Captain Jack Sparrow vs. Captain Han Solo Setup

Captain Jack Sparrow vs. Captain Han Solo Setup

Posted to Flickr on 20 September 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Captain Jack Sparrow vs. Captain Han Solo.

The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper. The paper on the left is a soft blue and white print suggesting clouds. The paper on the right is black glitter. Jack stands on a scrapbooking paper print of weathered wood, and Han stands on a slightly reflective sheet of silver scrapbooking paper.

Both figures are front lit with push-lights on either side of the camera.

An artificial sun is created behind Jack with two regular incandescent flashlights, one held by a clear plastic cup and the other held in place by a red raisin box. A starry bokeh effect is created behind Han with two push-LEDs on clear plastic cups.

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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