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Didn't really know where to post this!

I want to get some sheer curtains to diffuse my window light and for those, 'gazing out the window' poses. What material? Just a modern net curtain? Organza? what looks best? works best?

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White bed sheet?

Clear shower curtain?

Really large tee shirt?

Really, really large pair of knickers?

White rip-stop?

Old parachute?

Gift wrapping tissue paper?

External flash?


Really, you can use anything you have on hand that will knock down the incoming light. Just be careful of color cast.
 

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I use a 36x60" Lastolite diffusion panel; I put about 100 w/s through it, and if I want to get really creative I "make" lights on it out of gaff tape.
 
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Big knickers!.... haha do you have any I can borrow?

I am wanting to do shots like this elegant wee number (not wedding though) just wondering if anything photographed better or worse than others in its variety. Shine factor? diffusion factor?

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Big knickers!.... haha do you have any I can borrow?

I am wanting to do shots like this elegant wee number (not wedding though) just wondering if anything photographed better or worse than others in its variety. Shine factor? diffusion factor?

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Would you really want any of his old knickers???? :shock:

If you want the 'curtain' look, than you're really stuck using curtains. You can pick up a set of shears like that at any department store, or by mail order for next to nothing. In fact, if you rigged those in front of a big diffusion panel, you'd.... :idea: Back in a minute, I'm off to Wal-Mart!
 

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