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Posted By: rrstuff, 02-14-2014, 08:52 PM

Trying out some moderate macros and playing with lighting. In this case, there is a back illumination from a single desk lamp. I taped a piece of paper over it to soften the light. The light was leaking on the sides, so you could see a lit center, and both borders.

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It worked, absolutely beautiful shot.
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It worked, absolutely beautiful shot.
thanks. I like it too, even though I can't quite point out why .
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I think your backlight has done a very nice job with the specular(may not be the proper terminology) highlights on the glass but has left the water alone, the blue tone is nice and the wood texture in the back.

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I think your backlight has done a very nice job with the specular(may not be the proper terminology) highlights on the glass but has left the water alone, the blue tone is nice and the wood texture in the back.
Thanks. Yes, I think lack of the reflection on the right was because it was a relatively small light source - so glass on the right was not really back-lit. I am still trying to figure out studio work. For one thing I don't have a studio so it's a bit challenging. I was going for a bit stronger glow from the liquid, but I like this effect too.
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good stuff
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The colours and the aspect/crop really makes it look like a screengrab from a cinema movie. Well done

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I like it , it would make a great product shot.
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Colors, composition and mood - all work together perfectly. Nice job.

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As everyone has already said, a perfect fine job. All your experimenting sure paid off on this one.
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Nicely done !
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QuoteOriginally posted by rrstuff Quote
Trying out some moderate macros and playing with lighting. In this case, there is a back illumination from a single desk lamp. I taped a piece of paper over it to soften the light. The light was leaking on the sides, so you could see a lit center, and both borders.
This is extremely effective.
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