11 — Poison Ivy Cosplay — Confused
This is the one I’ve been asking Spadge to do all year, but we (she) wanted some warmer weather. I knew the perfect location and knew Spadge would make an amazing Poison Ivy.
We found an awesome corset from a Canadian Maker on Etsy, and Spadge pulled the rest of the bits together and talked her sister into being her MUA, all we needed was a dry evening.
When we got to the location it had been fenced off in a fairly major way, they probably wanted to keep people out… but we found a small gap and Solid Snaked our way in.
Once we were in, I got to work setting my lights up. I used my boom arm straight up on an already fully extended lightstand — this got my key light about 12 feet in the air! A red glow from behind gave a nice bit of definition to the background, and I used a 3rd light to put a little extra light on the environment in the foreground.
The natural light was really nice though the trees, but I wasn’t getting enough of it. Because I was on a tripod, I could drag the shutter down to 1/80th of a second (which would normally be too slow for a 135mm lens).
We filmed a bunch of awesome behind the scenes and Spadge edited it up into a rad video for you all to enjoy, it’s at the bottom of the post, don’t miss it!
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Behind The Scenes Video
My wife kindly edited up all the footeage we took into this bitching BTS video! She’s a babe and now my fulltime professional in-house video editor.