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Submitted on April 12, 2011

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Yuri Hahhalev  

I was too lazy to draw the lighting diagram, so I decided to recreate the shot, to show the setup.

I used one light source:
Elinchrom RX3000+ Rotalux 100x100cm modified with black vinyl sheet

Placing the glass in the center of softbox is a good starting point. For controlling the light and quality of the rims you have several degrees of freedom:
A - you can change the distance between softbox and object
B - you can move change the height of softbox
C - you can twist the softbox
D - you can tilt it

just experiment! :)

Please also note:
For this explanatory shot I used apple juice insted of wine :)
I also used lab support stand with clamp to hold the glass steady in tilted position (instead of nr 7, used in this picture)

for a bigger pictures please visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yurokaleksandrovich/5613122830/

Posted 9 years ago   

Milan Sabo

BEST !!!

Posted 9 years ago   

Michał Lis


Posted 9 years ago   

Yuri Hahhalev  

Milan Sabo, Michał Lis - thank you!

Posted 9 years ago   

Laya Gerlock

excellent work! wow

Posted 9 years ago   

Yuri Hahhalev  

Laya Gerlock - thank you!

Posted 9 years ago   

Tomer Pashko

very good work ' i like the contour around the glass

Posted 8 years ago   

ArenaCreative.com ♨

This rim-light technique has been on my list of things to do for a long time... thanks for sharing and reminding me! Awesome work!

Posted 7 years ago   



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