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You got a studio set up? Small, big? Show us how it looks like!

 
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Sep 20, 2013 13:07 |  #902

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I'm pretty sure you mean muslin. ;)

Just reading through this thread, good stuff.

I can't help but quote the above, a laugh out loud moment for me! bw!


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Sep 20, 2013 14:52 as a reply to  @ post 15157822 |  #903

A small speaking interview setup.


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Sep 20, 2013 19:50 |  #904

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A small speaking interview setup.


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What's on the 3rd light stand in the back?

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Sep 20, 2013 19:58 |  #905

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What's on the 3rd light stand in the back?

Al

One of those little led lights, for the hair.


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Sep 20, 2013 21:43 |  #906

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One of those little led lights, for the hair.

Ok thanks. I was curious.


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Sep 22, 2013 10:11 as a reply to  @ Methodical's post |  #907

One thing I've learned from these photos is that the average room size in the US is MUCH bigger than the average size room in the UK! :lol:


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Sep 22, 2013 19:15 |  #908

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One thing I've learned from these photos is that the average room size in the US is MUCH bigger than the average size room in the UK! :lol:

Well at least your not living in Japan which probably has the smallest rooms of any country. If you had a place over there I think it would be impossible to create a studio unless you lived within it.




  
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Jan 02, 2014 12:22 |  #909

Just moved into my 500 sq. ft. studio space that I'm renting on the cheap from a business contact. I need some suggestions on decor and placement. The small area at the very left is 7' x 9', the duct work (my main complaint) is 4' x 9'. The area behind that (the corner) is 9' x 9' and I intend on using it for a client meeting area.

Feel free to drop your ideas/suggestions on how to best utilize this space. I've got a budget of ~$1000 for non-photography items. I've got a decent amount of lighting and modifiers, and I'm going to order a wall-mounted backdrop holder. I've got Thunder Grey and intend on ordering a black and a white as well, unless I can learn to better control my light spill.

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Jan 02, 2014 12:28 as a reply to  @ CiM_Photography's post |  #910

Here's my studio at work, Rothman Furniture a large furniture retailer in St. Louis. The studio is in the warehouse, and all of the lights are CFL constant-lights in various soft boxes. sorry for the cell-phone shot.

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Jan 02, 2014 12:32 |  #911

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Feel free to drop your ideas/suggestions on how to best utilize this space.


some DIY flats could help out a lot, cost hardly anything, and don't take up much space. you can make them 2-sided black and white to act as large flags or reflectors. What kind of shooting do you plan on doing in there; portraiture, product, or what?


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Jan 02, 2014 12:59 |  #912

My humble loft. It serves as a play area for my girls during the day and a studio space at night.

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Jan 02, 2014 15:11 |  #913

steelbluesleepr wrote in post #16571951 (external link)
some DIY flats could help out a lot, cost hardly anything, and don't take up much space. you can make them 2-sided black and white to act as large flags or reflectors. What kind of shooting do you plan on doing in there; portraiture, product, or what?

Good idea on the DIY flats! I am in need of flags for sure - and my only reflector is a collapsible round 5-in-1.

I hope to start doing more serious portraiture and have already begun product photography. Right now, my aim is to create a comfortable & inviting area to meet my clients and show my work. I'm sub-letting the space from a local Real Estate Stager (who I shoot regularly for) and we plan on running many co-marketing days where I provide headshots for Realtors at a discounted rate (cluster shoot) and they showcase their staging abilities.

I'd like to start doing modeling work with a slight fashion edge but am intentionally staying away from nudes and boudoir as I edit most of my images at home and have kids.


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Jan 02, 2014 17:31 as a reply to  @ CiM_Photography's post |  #914

if you're doing small product stuff, I don't see a product table anywhere other than that big wooden one. I would get something very flexible, or even a couple different styles of tables and surfaces you can swap out.
some big pieces of marble/tile/lexan/plex​iglass with various surface finishes and colors would be good to keep a stockpile of for backgrounds, also.


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Jan 02, 2014 23:55 |  #915

Here's my studio space. I wish it was about 5' wider, but I've got just about all the depth and height I need!

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