Friday, December 9, 2016

Winter Doll Photography

I have posted about this at American Girl Collectors, but I still feel like talking about it.

Taking doll pictures this time of year is really tough for me.

My apartment is really dark. Even if it's around noon and I have all the lights on, it's still too dark to take doll pictures.

If I drag lots of lamps over, I get very stark shadows.

I get pictures like this one:


Or this one:

And I guess they are adequate, but I want to take good pictures, and I don't want to wait until April!

I can't take pictures outside. The ground is covered in half-melted snow. It is not lovely.

I probably need to invest in some photography lamps and reflectors. Several have been recommended to me, and I just don't know what to get. Plus, I don't want to spend too much money.

So that is one reason the blog is currently quiet!

4 comments:

  1. Maybe you'll get lucky and just have solid snow for a background soon? I know I always used to have the best lighting when there was enough snow to reflect the light back up. Maybe that's not useful in your climate though?

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    1. We should have snow soon! In fact, some is scheduled for tonight.

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  2. Have you looked on Amazon? The set I got was not that expensive, although it depends on what your budget is. Also, at least one other person had posted photos he took with the set that I bought. That helped me make a decision.

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    1. I have, I just don't know what to choose!

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