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Old 09-07-2010, 06:28 PM #1
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i thought id post a thread on how i throw together my dios for my shots i do.
im goign to do a jungle/ forest setting. seems to be the one i get questions bout.
im going to go step by step so please dont post anything till im done.
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the first thing i put down are some poster boards. one to set everything up on the other to block out the background.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:34 PM #2
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the next thing i do is put down my moss sheet. you can get these at michaels for around $15. theyre quite useful.



youre going to also want to decide if you want the surface flat, or do you want a hillside. whatever its up to you. i chose to do a hillside. to do so just place some objects under the sheet of moss where ever you want there to be a hill or what not.

this is what i use. just some wood from an old dio of mine.

next im going to put some trees in. best pasrt bout these they are free. go cut some branches off a tree and you got scale trees for your joes. screw them at one end to some wood and theyll stand up just fine
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:39 PM #3
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next i start putting my trees in place. place them in different spots as i see fit. and use rocks as weights to make sure the trees dont fall over.


once the trees are in place i use some spanish moss i got from the $store to cover up anything i dont want seen or gaps they may need to be filled on the moss sheet.





and turn on ym lighting and this is what i have





anyquestion please feel free to ask. im not the best teacher in the world but ill do my best to help you out
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:48 PM #4
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Pure awesome and quite helpful... thanks man.
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Pure awesome and quite helpful... thanks man.


happy to help out..
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:58 PM #6
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yeah thats sweet sticky ickey........ moss you got there!!!!
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