SQIBB “Studio Quality Invisible Black Backdrop”
Forks SQIBB technique
For this project, I really wanted to find an object I could create interesting highlights and shadows using a flashlight and a Rogue modifier. I placed the forks in a position it seems they are hugging each other and placed the light in front of the objects. The Power of the flash was about 32 to in order to balance the highlights and shadows. I also used a reflector to help the light reach the parts behind the forks where the light could not reach. I also turned off the lights of my apartment and turned on a small lamp tp get a good SQIBB effect. My settings for this SQIBB project were ISO/100, 1/200, AND F/16.
The Truck SQUIBB technique
I love the colors on the truck and on the flag. When I positioned the truck on the flag I noticed the beautiful texture of the flag and the interesting shadows the flag produces. I decided a little bit on the front part of the truck and on the flag. I used a flashlight to produce highlights and finally I used the dodge and burn technique in photoshop to create contrast. The setting I used for this picture were ISO 100, 1/200 and F/14. I used Adobe Camera Raw to increase the saturation to bring up the colors on the truck and flag.
Final game SQUIBB technique
For this picture I really wanted to capture the pride of a final baseball game. I decided to focus on the face expression and a little bit on the baseball glove. I decided I wanted to add a shadow so I used a flashlight and used a Rembrandt lighting technique which creates a triangle of light that creates a shadow on the face subject , but in this case I wanted my model to be side face. For this technique my ISO was 100, my shutter speed was 1/200 and my aperture was 1/14.
Baseball Card SQUIBB technique
For this picture I wanted to simulate a baseball card image. I decided to focus on the face expression the upper body and baseball glove. I used a Loop Lighting which opens the shadow and creates a nice light on the face of the subject. For this technique my ISO was 100, my shutter speed was 1/200 and my aperture was 1/17. The room where I took this pictures was very dark, in order to help the camera get the effect.