Long exposure.

I would like to share with you a new studio lighting setup with a wonderful effect giving to the image more charm. I shall not plunge into details of studio lighting setup, as it is very simple and consists only from two light sources: a softbox, placed in parallel to the floor over the model’s face, and a snoot, directed to the background. I would like to share with you the way I managed to create a purple glowing on this picture. While Julia was putting on make-up to the model, my eyes caught a screensaver on my Mac Book Pro, most likely you saw it many times. It is called Mac’s Flurry Screensaver, you can take a look at Youtube. I liked the colors very much and the way they were glowing and I thought why not mix the colors and not use a notebook’s monitor as the third light source? Why not?

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The story of "The Sea".

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Studio Lighting Setup Step By Step.

Without a doubt, one of our images always tends to attract more attention than the rest and I would agree, in fact that the creation of this photograph was executed like none of our others to date. We love to create portraits yet we seldom ever think about the specifics of the shoot beforehand. This is largely because we never know what the mood and/or nature of the model might be ... therefore we leave that part to the moment when we meet with them. Yet this image, I saw it in my a head long time before we created it. We call this one, "The Sea".

So we decided to create a step by step 'instructional' about how we did it and attempt to convey the lighting and the overall technique of creating. We have prepared preview images of each step to explain how we're working with the light in the studio so that you may visualize and comprehend the process far batter than simply through text alone.

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Schematic .PSD - Lighting Diagrams.

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We begin to move our previous posts, but we will keep only the most interesting post from our old blog, posts with the highest number of comments.

And we start with a little .PSD file that we prepared with Julia specially for all. We hope that it can be very useful to you when you want to share a lighting setup with your friends. on your blog or you site for example.

 

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Create your own vintage cutting board.

Hello! Today with our first post we want to share with you a very easy way to create your own vintage cutting board for your food photography. Old, used boards looks always awesome in food photography works and there is nothing difficult to make a cutting board by yourself.

So what we need to start ? 

  1. Paintbrush.
  2. Stain for wood.
  3. Steel brush.
  4. Portable blowtorch.
  5. Knife.
  6. And some Love!
First of all you need to get a new cutting board. Be careful, and read how to use your portable blowtorch before using, it’s very important! Now, take your blowtorch and slowly begin to work on the surface of the board. Don’t stay on the same place, move the fire all around the board. You will see how the board begin change color. Don’t try to burn it too fast, a better result can be achieved when you slowly burn the surface.

 

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