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Iceman vs. Chewbacca Setup

Iceman vs. Chewbacca Setup

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

This is the setup photo for Iceman vs. Chewbacca.

The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper. Both figures stand on regular white paper partially covered in sugar to simulate snow.

The figures are lit with two push-lights (not shown), one on each 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.

The snowball (made of gum covered in sugar) is suspended via invislbe thread from a wire extending across the diffuser. Because the backdrop is relatively light in color, no post-processing was required to hide the thread.

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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