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Chocolate Float Setup

Chocolate Float Setup

Posted to Flickr on 24 November 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Chocolate Float.

The backdrop is simple white paper. The "floor" is a sheet of silvery reflective scrapbooking paper.

Yoda is suspended using my usual method, invisible thread attached to a wire running across the large circular diffuser. The diffuser also softens the ambient light in the room.

The paper chocolate bar (printed on ordinary computer paper) is taped to a twisted white paper clip which gives is the floating effect.

The figure is lit with push-lights positioned on either side of the camera.

The photo was heavily post-processed in iPhoto to wash out the floor, backdrop, and paper clip, getting it all to pure white.

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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