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Friday, December 21, 2012

Photo Tent tests..

With the photo tent assembled, I have begun taking some test shots. Looking at trying to find the best combo available within it. 

First thing I have found.. the stock lights that came with it are not good enough. Plus they are placed directly above the item. Considering that this tent is for eBay item photos, I am not surprised. So I am using the normal lights I have for painting with it as well. 

So below are a couple of shots of one of the dog cav, against different backgrounds. Let me know which you think are the better ones.. 







 

And one of the other items I worked on last night was a FW Khorne Terminator head. Was a kind of test on another skin recipe, and also on the Khorne Red colorings that will come with the actual Khorne models soon to show up. Took me a while to paint up, but I really liked how it came out though. But it was an absolute pain to take a photo of it though. 






6 comments:

  1. Taking photos is my least favourite part of the hobby, as mine never come out nice. I've often considered grabbing a tent as well, but other things always seem to take priority.
    As for your pics, I think 6, 7 and 8 are the obvious bests, so I'd continue with those as you tweak the settings.

    Good job.

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    1. Thanks Adam.. was thinking those and the first one being my more favorite as well. Will play around with it a bit more this week while I have time off :) Plenty of new items to test with as well.

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  2. Nice Khorne Kob, Mr Lee. Obviously just for practice 'coz they'd all want to be wearing helmets....

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    1. Thanks Zzzzzz.. and what? These are only tests? I shouldn't use them? Heh.. yeah, was showing a friend of mine how I paint faces, while also using it to calm down after a hard day at work. But I think I have the recipe to paint the rest of the Khorne guys.. but they won't have heads of khorne like this one.. ;)

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