365: Day 12


Holiday Tags - Part 2

December 12, 2013. Re-do.

Yesterday evening, I painted some holiday gift tags, scattered them on my desk, and took a picture. I tried the shot a few different ways with and without a speedlight, but I wasn’t totally pleased with the outcome. Shooting indoors during the day can be challenging, but at night without any natural light can be even more difficult. So today, I constructed my own desktop mini-studio and tried it again. Much better results. I now have more control over lighting and even a few backdrops to choose from.┬áIt was super simple to make and I expect I’ll get a lot of use out of it, especially if these frigid temps continue! Here’s a glimpse of the set-up:





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