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Strobist Photo Trade Secrets Volume 1: Expert Lighting Techniques by Zeke Kamm

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Samuel Gray

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Egg and Spoon

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COMPLICATED LIGHT SETUP? Nope. This image uses just two flashes: one fired through a small piece of frosted Plexi to create the soft light that wraps around the eggs, the other bounced off a large white card above the spoon to give it that mirrored look. It seems the most complicated part of making the image was getting the eggs to stand up without seeing the egg carton. Samuel’s solution? He tossed the carton and stood the eggs in a baking dish filled with sand.

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