Jeff Crump handed me a bag with a random object to photograph.
Jeff: “I added a new battery.”
I took the bag home, prepared the studio and took the object out of the bag.
Denise: “What did I get myself into?”
I knew Jeff made the item and it was impressive. It has a power switch to turn lights on.
Over a hundred photos later I decided I had enough material. I downloaded the photos but concluded I needed more photos….
Then I thought it would be a good idea to do some research. If you’re a fan of Iron Man, then you already know what it is. 😉 It’s an Iron Man power source chest piece, of course!
The first two shots are with the Canon G11.
Pretty standard shot. I wanted to show multiple elements to this object—including the power supply and the green power switch.
This shot gives a better perspective of the object.
By this time I was ready to switch to Big Bertha—the Canon EOS 5D Mark II for some artistic shots.
I used a reflective poster board for this shot. The shot reminds me of a kaleidoscope.
For this shot I used a shiny black poster board that I’ve never found useful until today!
Although I didn’t know what I was photographing, I didn’t let that prevent me from doing my best. In fact, not knowing what it was made it somewhat easier as I didn’t have any preconceived ideas on how to photograph the item. When taking photos try to see things with a new, fresh perspective. You may be surprised with the results.
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