Busty Kitchen Promo Shots

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  1. Braineack

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    Not quite done editing these, but wanted to share anyway. My friend is an aspiring chef who is starting her own food blog, busty Kitchen, and reached out for some portraits to use on it once she launches.

    Ended up taking a few hours to take these, as we were constantly rearranging the food and background. Pretty happy with how these turned out.

    She asked for "cookbook cover," and I think I nailed it.

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    This gives a good idea of how I set it up:

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    36" round softbox for key. 4x3' softbox for fill (I ended up moving towards the middle, close to ceiling, and was shooting directly below it). bounce umbrella for bg and a touch of rim. Reflector to flag the BG light and keep reflections clean.


     
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  2. Grujanidas

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    I like it, especially 1st one. The light looks so natural that without mentioning I would not even know.

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    You had some difficult conditions with all the reflective surfaces and still pulled it off. Well Done!

    I think overall the first one is my pick, the last one is close. Maybe pull down the highlights on the cheek and forehead just a little in it.

    Thanks for showing the setup, always interested in how others achieve the shot. Really like the laptop stand, mind sharing where you got it?
     
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    Nice looking food...............:)
     
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    Excellent job! She should be well pleased with this set.
     
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    Holy cow, you went all out on that lighting set up! Great pics!

    Also, do you prefer to shoot on a tripod like that?

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    The photos are great! #4 is my pick.

    Her jacket doesn't fit her, though. Not a good look for a chef.
     
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    No. 4 for the cover IMO.
    its displaying an effect that tells me.. COME EAT!!!!

    Now. Whare dem nuggets? Me hungery!
     
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    It's a straight up music stand that I was able to acquire from the office along with some egg-crate after they tore down our little recording studio.
     
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    I did at first, but ended up ditching it. I have boom-arm-tripod that I love to setup like that so you can stand at the camera without tripping over the legs. I was however tripping over the dogs in the house...

    Her slogan is straight up going to be: you cant trust a skinny ***** with food.
     
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    I was going to say something but held it.


    I like her thinking.
     
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    also, key to sucess:

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    come prepared!
     
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