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Beauregard "Bo" Duke vs. Jonathan "Pa" Kent Setup

Beauregard "Bo" Duke vs. Jonathan "Pa" Kent Setup

Posted to Flickr on 29 October 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Beauregard "Bo" Duke vs. Jonathan "Pa" Kent.

The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper held in place with sticky notes. Both figures stand on their own sheet of scrapbooking paper as well. Bo has some rocks scattered around him, while Pa Kent is surrounded by some old dollhouse accessories that I’ve had for years. Indiana Jones fans might recognize some Nazi crates in the "store" as well.

The figures are lit with two push-lights, one on each side of the camera. Bo gets an artificial sun behind him from a couple of incandescent flashlights.

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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