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Breakfast in Bed
  Breakfast in Bed
Breakfast in Bed
Model shoot in display home for stock collection.
© Jim Miotke
Owner,, Inc.
stephanie  a. damilano

member since: 2/5/2001
    Did you use studio lighting, camera flash, or natural lighting?

2/6/2001 2:30:03 PM


Hi Stepanie,

For this shot, I rented a couple of studio monolights and set them up in a display home at a new construction site. The left light is a little brighter than I would have liked. Live and learn...

2/8/2001 11:08:24 PM

Richard  Hilton

member since: 10/11/2001

This a pleasing photo that tells a story. Although it is obviously staged, I like it!

10/12/2001 4:35:35 PM

Jim Miotke
BetterPhoto Member
Owner,, Inc.

Thanks Richard. I appreciate your comments.

10/12/2001 4:43:50 PM

Detlef Klahm

member since: 4/9/2002

great set up, perfect angle for this shot..I love her expression!!!

5/5/2002 4:01:42 PM

Michael McWeeny

member since: 10/10/2002

I agree that the left light is a little bright.

Do you think it would have worked better to have the model looking at the person holding the tray for more reality?

Jagath Dheerasekara

member since: 2/14/2004

I like it. Was it shot on Digital?


2/15/2004 12:10:59 AM

Jim Miotke
BetterPhoto Member
Owner,, Inc.

Thank you all for your comments and suggestions.

This was captured on film (slides), before I converted to digital.

That is a good idea to have her looking at the person. I would have liked it as a comparison shot but, alas, I did not think of that at the time.

However, even though this might make it look more realistic, it would diminish the "punch" of the image. But I see your point... having her looking into the camera causes an reaction in the viewer but may cause too much of a reaction.

It all depends on what the image would be used for. In a standard travel brochure, having her look at her friend who likely be more acceptable. This version, on the other hand, would be better for a more attention-grabbing "wow" advertising campaign.

Thanks again for your comments.

2/18/2004 9:01:30 AM

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