Yet another pair
I've never understood women and their need for shoes. However, with my wife bringing so many of them home I guess it was only a matter of time before I decided to photograph them as part of this project. I went for a black background to make the colour of the shoes stand out a bit.
Lighting setup after the jump.
Lighting setup - Yet another pair
This was a two light setup.
I fired the Canon 430 EX II at 1/4th into a reflective umbrella. This was the main light and also created the specular highlight on the back of the shoe on the left.
I used the Canon 580 EX II fired at 1/128th as the key light. It's effect is subtle. The highlight on the shoe on the right and the back of the shoe on the left were created by it.
I also used a black foam-core board as the background and placed the shoes on a piece of glass to create a reflection.