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Cosplay - 3 different costume sets

 
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Feb 07, 2010 15:50 |  #1

A fellow photog put together a fantastic mixer with a group of Cosplayers from around the city. We all got together at a local studios to just have a good time and shoot some fun photos.

Me being the Dungeons and Dragons geek that I am immediately gravitated to the costumes of that period.

I did a couple different sets of costumes from this genera along with some other stuff.

Lighting Details.
Primary light was a studio strobe (not sure which one) with a gridded strip box (long narrow softbox with baffles).
Secondary lights were gridded speeds lights in some cases 1 2 or 3 of them.

Camera Details
Canon 40D, 24-702.8L, ISO 100, 1/60sec, f4.5

Post Production Details
Level adjustments
Addition of lighting effects
Some tonal contrasting to get the gritty feel I needed for this shoot.


You can see all the shots in a Flash Album at http://www.portz.ca/fl​ash/More/Cosplay/ (external link)

1a) Prince Charming to the Rescue

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1b) Prince Charming to the Rescue
IMAGE: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4337942729_86885b476a_o.jpg


2a) The Back-stabber
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2b) The Back-stabber
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2c) The Back-stabber
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3a) Screw You
IMAGE: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2741/4337943045_3b15653481_o.jpg

3b) Screw You
IMAGE: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2774/4338686080_15dc1285c9_o.jpg

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Feb 07, 2010 18:49 |  #2

i think u need more light...they seem a bit underexpose...and the light is too harsh...should be softer...this kind of remindes me of my first session :D u also missed focus on 3b


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Feb 13, 2010 08:55 |  #3

I think for the "gritty" feeling, the harsh light lends to the overall feel. I do agree with the focus issue in 3b though.


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