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Mary Poppins vs. Penguin Setup

Mary Poppins vs. Penguin Setup

Posted to Flickr on 19 November 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Mary Poppins vs. Penguin.

The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper held in place with sticky notes. The figures each stand on a sheet of scrapbooking paper as well.

The figures are lit with a push-light to the right of the camera. The red raisin box blocks the light from hitting Mary’s shiny dress. Mary’s backdrop is backlit with a smaller push-light.

Above the scene a large circular diffuser softens the ambient light in the room. A dark strip of fabric is positioned above the Penguin’s 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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Mary Poppins vs. Penguin Setup by JD Hancock is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available.

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