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Super Ma Setup

Super Ma Setup

Posted to Flickr on 13 December 2010. Part of the Setup series.

This is the setup photo for Super Ma.

The backdrop is made of a sheet of scrapbooking paper held in place by a clipboard. Backlighting is provided by a single incandescent flashlight aimed at the center of the sunburst pattern.

Above the scene a large circular diffuser (not shown) softens the ambient light in the room.

A simple magnifying lens (not a macro lens) is used to enhance the close-up.

I often use iPhoto to adjust levels, tweak colors, crop, etc. But his is one of the few times that I used the "Antique" effect to give the palette an old-fashioned look.

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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