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Working with Glass, Porcelain, and Glares

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Home, photography | 1 comment

Working with Glass, Porcelain, and Glares

In the past month Sydney and I have found ourselves using glass for quite a few recipes ( the esthetics can be eye popping). Glass however can be problematic when working with studio lighting. I wanted the Champagne Pudding to have a romantic yet mysterious look. After spending time researching “false black” backgrounds, instead of masking in photoshop, Sydney and I put together a DIY macro table setting, Using an antique night stand, a black stone dish, and a red napkin Sydney styled the pudding beautifully. It was my turn to create the alluring mood. As I have mentioned in...

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Studio Lighting Secrets Revealed

Posted by on Dec 17, 2011 in Home, photography, x | 3 comments

Studio Lighting Secrets Revealed

The days of winter become shorter and shorter, actually we do not lose hours, but daylight. For a photographer natural lighting is optimum, however it is not always available when you need to photograph. How do photographers make up for the lack of daylight? Our answer is studio lighting; the set up for the candied plums (above) was using a canon 100mm lens on a mark 111 with an ISO of 100, f-stop of 13, shutter speed was set at 1/5 of a second, and the lights were set to 96. There are many different types of lighting available, regardless of your budget or preference a light meter is a...

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