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The remains

When my daughter's 2006 MacBook Pro finally bit the dust, I took it apart to see what I might be able to salvage. Turns out the only part that is in any way compatible with any newer computers was the hard drive, so I put that in a USB enclosure and sold the rest for parts.


Mamiya 645 AFD with ZD digital back. 1/125" @ f/16, 80mm f/4 macro lens. ISO 50, WB flash.


Post in Capture One and Photoshop.


Strobist info: Photogenic PL1500SL @ 1/16 + 3/4 in 2' x 3' softbox behind and above the arrangement and aimed down at about 45º. This gives a direct reflection of the light in all the metal components, and because everything is on white paper, it fills in its own shadows with diffuse bounced light.


Now if only I had a tilt-shift lens...

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Uploaded on October 3, 2011