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Jun 27, 2009 15:21 |  #1

Overkill?


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Jun 27, 2009 15:22 |  #2

That's a lot of equips.

What type of stool are you using?


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Jun 27, 2009 15:32 |  #3

Well, what exactly are you going for? Are you looking for an opinion on the shot, the setup? The background is not very flattering. The lighting is soft though.


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Jun 27, 2009 15:34 |  #4

Your lens should be able to blur out the wrinkles in the muslin, move further away from it and/or use a wider aperture.

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Jun 27, 2009 16:22 |  #5

I was just going through a trial run setting up rental gear. I didn't want Monday morning on location to be my first setup with unfamiliar equipment. After it was setup, I took a quick shot of myself in the studio. I wasn't going for quality.

ps I think I need to clean the camera


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Jun 27, 2009 22:26 |  #6

Awkward cropping. Subject is cut off at left elbow, right ankle and left knee.


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Jun 28, 2009 00:09 |  #7
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stop those lights up man! you are underexposed


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Jun 28, 2009 01:44 |  #8

Ya, kinda seems dark to me and a little dark on the top of your head.

Otherwise, neat setup :)


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Jun 28, 2009 01:55 as a reply to  @ NeoTokyo's post |  #9
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All those lights and you still managed to get flat, boring light? Wow, impressive.


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Jun 28, 2009 12:50 |  #10
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ean36 wrote in post #8185240 (external link)
Overkill?

LOL...If that's a joking reference to having too much light then yeah...might be a bit overkill :D

You've got a lot of sweet gear and a good sized space to work in ...looks like fun...Cheers!




  
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Jun 28, 2009 12:51 |  #11

I'm envious of the size of your garage.


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Jun 28, 2009 13:10 |  #12
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I'd prefer a Black BG for that.


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Jun 28, 2009 19:54 |  #13

Gentleman Villain wrote in post #8189562 (external link)
LOL...If that's a joking reference to having too much light then yeah...might be a bit overkill :D

You've got a lot of sweet gear and a good sized space to work in ...looks like fun...Cheers!

That was a joking reference. Finally, someone who thinks like me. That's scary!

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Jul 03, 2009 19:38 |  #14
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its just blows my mind that this photo looks so off with so much incredible lighting gear!


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