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Barbie Repro

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Bridget had this Barbie made just for her, how cool is that? She’s made of porcelain instead of plastic, and her hair is meticulously hand-made. She asked me to take a few photographs of Barbie, and these are a few from the set I shot for her.

All of these images were made around the same time of day, using an SB-800 and SB-900, both bare and wirelessly (Nikon CLS) triggered . Different white balance settings and use of gels helped me change the color of the background, which is basically the sky through a window as the sun sets.

Bridget has a flickr set for all the Barbie’s she’s collected here.

Nikon D300s + AFS Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8, SB-800 + SB-900

Written by Jonathan

December 27, 2009 at 6:26 pm

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  1. Wow! That is really cool! I though “what a interesting Barbie” as soon as I saw it!

    Nadezhda Konovalova

    December 28, 2009 at 12:55 am

  2. Nice new shots! It’s not easy lighting a small figure like that cus of its size, congrats for the great photo’s!

    Squire Starsquid

    December 28, 2009 at 1:05 pm

  3. Thank you both! Yeah, this is definitely not the same as shooting a portrait of a real person


    December 29, 2009 at 10:41 am

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