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It's not Photoshop

I understand that my chipmunk photography can seem unbelievable at times, and I'm used to getting questions such as "How did you do that?" and "Is it all Photoshop?"


As this video will show, it's all happening right there in front of the camera. I get no satisfaction out of a composited photo—the challenge for me is to capture the chipmunk engaged in a real and rather extraordinary situation. And keep in mind that this is a wild chipmunk, not my pet. (Color correction and the lightsaber effect were applied in post-production.)


This video was originally posted to my secondary photostream, PowerPig Set-ups. Click on through and you'll find more behind-the-scenes videos, wide shots of various sets, as well as a selection of alternate shots and short tutorials.


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Taken on July 23, 2010