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DIY Seamless White background

August 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Everybody wants to do this at least once right?  We’ll after a few false starts I finally got a result which is pretty usable.

DIY White Seamless background test

DIY White Seamless background test

Ok so the white shorts were a mistake but still the result pleased me given that it was just a white sheet and some boards painted white to stand on.  Two SB-600 at half power are about level with the model (me) pointing one a bit up and one a bit down to cover the area behind me until it is almost blow — RGB around ~250, and under foot is a large (8×4′) board painted with flat white paint.

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White balance lens cap

January 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I had this idea about two days ago — make a lens cap out of the same material used for an ExpoDisc and you can leave it on all the time.

Turns out it has already been done.  [via dps]

Rather begs a DIY version though doesn’t it?  I have a cheap 3rd party extra lens cap (bought at great expense in Venice just down from the Rialto when I thought I’d lost my original Nikon cap), which I could merge with a Pringles can lid with or without a coffee filter.

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