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Archive for January 26th, 2009

Playing With Smoke

Smoking Pipe

Smoking Gun #1

I wanted to create an image of a smoking gun for a still life. I had a SB800 1/8 power on a stand and snooted to camera left to light up the gun and knife and behind/below the table is a Metz 48 on 1/8 power also snooted pointed up and back towards camera to light the smoke. See the following photos for the setup.

Smoking Gun #1 Setup (back)

Smoking Gun #1 Setup (front)

Since I already was shooting smoke I thought I would go ahead ang get a shot of a smoking pipe. The only difference between the smoking gun and the smoking pipe shot is that I turned off the SB800 and used a gold reflector to reflect the light from teh Metz 48 back down to illuminate the pipe.

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