Polystyrene foam improvised model test

As part of my interest in sciagraphy (the drawing of shadows), I have been using found objects to form spatial assemblies and to film the shadows that they cast.This was the polystyrene foam packing from steel storage cabinets.

I had initially intended to film this with my Panasonic HD video camera in oder to utilise its zoom and accurate focussing, but the camera appears to be malfunctioning. I therefore used one of the original Yi action cameras with my 6-22mm zoom M12 lens. I strapped the powerbank to the tripod, and later covered it in silver foil to prevent overheating in the sun.

I had tried to position the model and tripod to minimise shadows cast on the model by the tripod. However, around midday the tall bamboo started to cast a shadow, and then by 1:30pm the tripod leg was casting a shadow on the model.

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