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COMMIT AND IMPROVISE Commit to something even if you're not 100% ready. Doing so makes you improvise and typically you'll produce something better than expected.  The following outlines how we created a photo shoot without typical studio equipment. 1. Backdrop - 10' x 15' scrap of GAF Thermoplastic Roofing Membrane.  This roof membrane worked great as it is smooth, durable, and two-toned (white/charcoal).  The charcoal side was too glossy so I used an interior latex paint by Pittsburg to change the color and finish. Lastly, aluminum termination bar sandwiched the sheet to keep it flat while creating a strong edge for hanging. 2. Lighting on a Budget -  LED Shop lights worked well enough to light April's face and the...

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