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Feb 03, 2012 11:23 |  #3271

pull back the lights :), also does your paper go like ___| flat to straight up or ___/ flat to curved/ angled up ?


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Feb 03, 2012 12:07 |  #3272

bedojo wrote in post #13819098 (external link)
pull back the lights :), also does your paper go like ___| flat to straight up or ___/ flat to curved/ angled up ?

that was my first thought too, but regardless, where the floor is not as exposed as the bg, there will be a line at the junction. i.e. slightly grey floor against properly blown out BG.

I think the floor will need more light too. do you have enough paper to roll out for them to stand on? you won't get the cool reflection but you won't have to worry about the change in reflectivity creating a line.

Also, I think a some more distance between the bg and the subject will help prevent the subject form being blown out when the bg is properly lit.


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Feb 03, 2012 13:36 |  #3273

Pull your bg lights a little bit and move your subjects that much further away to compensate for wrap. It may be your lights are too high up, or they're feathered off just enough for that lower section to go grey. It does look really good though. Cleaner than I can get it without taking out the dodge tool.

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Feb 03, 2012 14:51 |  #3274

bedojo wrote in post #13819098 (external link)
pull back the lights , also does your paper go like ___| flat to straight up or ___/ flat to curved/ angled up ?

The angle of the paper was flat to curves/ like this ___/ :D
I will pull back the lights next time.... I need to try this out.
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that was my first thought too, but regardless, where the floor is not as exposed as the bg, there will be a line at the junction. i.e. slightly grey floor against properly blown out BG.

I think the floor will need more light too. do you have enough paper to roll out for them to stand on? you won't get the cool reflection but you won't have to worry about the change in reflectivity creating a line.

Also, I think a some more distance between the bg and the subject will help prevent the subject form being blown out when the bg is properly lit.

Paper was roll out to where the subject was and I put two boards on top of it.
I will try to pull the lights out toward to subject next time
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that was my first thought too, but regardless, where the floor is not as exposed as the bg, there will be a line at the junction. i.e. slightly grey floor against properly blown out BG.

I think the floor will need more light too. do you have enough paper to roll out for them to stand on? you won't get the cool reflection but you won't have to worry about the change in reflectivity creating a line.

Also, I think a some more distance between the bg and the subject will help prevent the subject form being blown out when the bg is properly lit.

U know what, my lights were pretty high. That might be the reason but both side were pretty even and I only get this from camera right side... But, nevertheless I will try to lower it next time.

Thank you! BTW- I like your last photo!


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Feb 03, 2012 15:01 |  #3275

Yeah, I think they were just up a bit too high. Where are you set up at? Looks pretty sweet to shoot in. Compared to my cramped and full of junk garage.


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Feb 03, 2012 15:19 |  #3276

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2 Einstein E640 with 7" reflectors and barn doors aimed at a white Botero Collapsible Muslin background, and 1 Einstein E640 boomed overhead in a 36" Octa, triggered with the Cyber Commander system, shot with a Canon 7D and Canon 24-70mm

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Feb 03, 2012 15:25 |  #3277

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Feb 03, 2012 16:07 |  #3278

Mr.Beast wrote in post #13820297 (external link)
Yeah, I think they were just up a bit too high. Where are you set up at? Looks pretty sweet to shoot in. Compared to my cramped and full of junk garage.

Thanks man!

It was fun place to shoot and big enough to set my gears.
My church - Fellowship hall

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Feb 03, 2012 22:24 as a reply to  @ post 13788371 |  #3279

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Feb 04, 2012 06:42 |  #3280

rsieminski wrote in post #13820385 (external link)
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Nice, is this a composite?


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Feb 04, 2012 06:43 |  #3281

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Great images! and the size of that studio...nice!


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Feb 04, 2012 06:44 |  #3282

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Wow... In the first pic, lower left hand corner I see what may be some sensor dust, or some sort of spot.


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Feb 04, 2012 07:04 |  #3283

Compact Diss wrote in post #13823402 (external link)
Nice, is this a composite?

Yes, the three were shot separately.

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Wow... In the first pic, lower left hand corner I see what may be some sensor dust, or some sort of spot.

What dust, where?:lol: Most men probably wont notice. LOL


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Feb 04, 2012 11:24 |  #3284

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Yes, the three were shot separately.


What dust, where?:lol: Most men probably wont notice. LOL

What he said lol


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