Props

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  1. arigram

    arigram Member

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    Is there a store with an Internet front that specialises in theatrical props? For example, I have a hard time finding a human scull that would be photographically realistic unless a) get one from an anatomy specialist with horrendous prices or b) dig up the local cemetary.
    I am looking for stuff I can use in a model photo shoot or still life but there are no stores with costumes and stuff around here and last time I waited for the greek carnival, nothing of quality could be found.
     
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    search "film prop human skull" on ebay
     
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    Props can be hit or miss overall.

    For the skull my question would be how much of it would be the image? If just handheld or sitting around in a scene, a cheap plastic one should do fine. Those you can get on Ebay dirt cheap.

    Or you could get out the spade and see what Plato is up to.... :smile:
     
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    Check a school. They often have skeletons used in physical science classes. They may consider renting it, or let you shoot the skll on site. If there is a natural history musem, you could check there, too.
     
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    Go to a local costume store. Ask them.
     
  7. arigram

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    No schools, no stores, nada around here. That's why I was looking in the Internet.