Monday, March 19, 2007

Olympus Mju 770 — home studio

I blagged this new Olympus camera for MBR's Most Wanted feature as it's really pretty awesome. Waterproof, shockproof and crushproof — perfect for the rider who wants to chuck a camera in his pack and not worry about it being in bits when he gets home.

I set myself up a mini studio (see my DIY set-up here) at home to take this shot. Light from above is a shoebox softbox (shoebox lined with foil, with baking paper where the lid would be to diffuse), the background is a black bedsheet and the highlights are comeing from a Nikon SB28 to camera left.

As a first attempt at this studio lark I'm quite pleased. It's not perfect but it's got potential.

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