Friday, March 27, 2015

The 2nd Dragoons "Scots Greys", 1815

Here are my Scots Greys, the 2nd Dragoons more properly called, in 1815. The figures are by Perry painted for me a few years ago by Carl Robson of Raven Painting. Basing is per General de Brigade rules.

I wanted to see how they would look photographed using my new Sanoto photo box.

I changed the background to blue and have reposted the images. I think they are an improvement.




















9 comments:

  1. Very nicely done although some of the dappling doesn't look quite right.

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  2. They look great! You might find, though, that a light blue or light muted green neutral background offsets the painted figures even better than white. A diffused light -- don't aim it directly on the models but bounce the light off the inside top of the light box -- in the foreground will also help brighten your photos a bit more.

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

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    1. Thanks for the advise. I've only just started working with the light box so this is very helpful.

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  3. they look excellent to me....love Perry's

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  4. They look great - the photography has captured the beautiful brushwork - including the dappled greys!

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  5. Wow ... that pretty! is the image of the film Waterloo!

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  6. Beautiful work by Carl. Like the light box Michael.

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