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Lara Croft vs. Tom Strong Setup

Lara Croft vs. Tom Strong Setup

Posted to Flickr on 25 November 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Lara Croft vs. Tom Strong.

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. Lara is surrounded by small rocks.

The figures are lit with a push-light positioned to the left of the camera. Lara’s backlighting and Tom’s artificial sun 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. An additional strip of fabric is placed over Lara’s scene to more cave-like.

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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