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Lightning McQueen vs. Thomas the Tank Engine Setup

Lightning McQueen vs. Thomas the Tank Engine Setup

Posted to Flickr on 21 November 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Lightning McQueen vs. Thomas the Tank Engine.

The backdrop is made of two sheets of scrapbooking paper held in place with sticky notes. The vehicles each sit on a piece of scrapbooking paper.

The hill behind Thomas is a rolled-up green washcloth. The train tracks are made of coffee stirrers. The white dominos lined up behind McQueen are meant to suggested barriers on a race track.

The artificial suns are created with incandescent flashlights.

Above the scene a large circular diffuser softens the ambient light in the room. A dark strip of fabric is positioned 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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