Lunch Atop a Skyscraper

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    A lego reconstruction of the famous 1932 photograph "Lunch atop a skyscraper" taken by Charles Ebbets

    Original :

    Lighting Info: The main light was a Nikon SB-28 on 1/64 power mounted on a lightstand in a shoot through brolly about 2 feet to camera left positioned slightly above the workers.

    The background was lit with an SB-24 on 1/16 power with a piece of white sheet over it to being the power down even more.

    The idea was to get an outdoor look to the light, which meant a big soft lightsource. The umbrella is about as close as it can be without blowing out the scene at f2.8.

    Setup shot here ...

    Print available on Redbubble.

    Jonathan_W (@whatie), and 1547 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. hkrabye 40 months ago | reply

      Great idea!

    2. jambowl [deleted] 39 months ago | reply

      Hi Mike.
      Just wanted to let you know I found your photo in # Gumtree ad

      Great idea by the way.

    3. designholic* 39 months ago | reply

      Amazing work, as usual!

    4. Antho.T 34 months ago | reply

      Excellent !

    5. furius_blak 32 months ago | reply

      How can I get a poster of this? Seriously.

    6. bacchinif 31 months ago | reply

      you are a genius.

    7. pentlandpirate 29 months ago | reply

      That's cool! Slightly less square headed we did our own version in 2008

      TQ Express homemade Christmas card 2007: Lunchtime on a skyscraper :

    8. navigator64 27 months ago | reply

      fantastic idea :-)

    9. crislarod 27 months ago | reply

      Super cool!

    10. johnsbrana 23 months ago | reply

      Love this one! I remember seeing a photo of the original.

    11. The Emperor Penguin 22 months ago | reply

      I like this version better! This series is wonderful!

    12. Tiziano P 9 months ago | reply


    13. MrBumbleBee13 5 months ago | reply

      Excellent art

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