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Grandfather's Ashtray | by Ian_Hay
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Grandfather's Ashtray

This was one of my Grandfather's pipe ashtrays that bookended his couch in the basement of his Ottawa home. My cousin grabbed the other one (which was even cooler - made from a big WWII shell casing).


Strobist: Three lights:

- 580EXII through 28" softbox, camera left, slightly above and angled down

- 580EXII into white reflector flush with the table camera right

- 430EX through Honl grid from behind, upper right (this is giving the rim light on the handle on top).

- fired with PW+IIs


That's black velvet on the table and behind the subject.

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Taken on October 24, 2009