5 — Illusion

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Seven Days of Self Day 05 — Illusion: Sometimes the only person you can relly on to help you out with these self portraits is yourself… lucky for me I’ve mastered one of Loki’s abilities.

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Illusion - Illusion Photographed by Rick Nunn
Illusion - Self by Self Photographed by Rick Nunn

Self by Self

This is my new method of taking self portraits, I think it worked pretty well! 

Lighting Diagram

Lighting Diagram for Illusion


  • Camera: Canon 5D MkII
  • Lens: Canon 50mm F/1.4 & 28mm F/1.8
  • Flashes: Canon 580ex, 2 430ex & 3 YN460
  • Accessories: 6 light stands, 6 light brackets, 2 Westcott Apollos, 2 tripods & RF-602 Triggers.

Camera Settings

  • Shutter Speed: 1/160th
  • Aperture: F/2.2
  • ISO: 400