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Strawberries and Cream, with the aid of a .22 bullett!

By shortski
Shot, quite literally in a polytunnel, 3 1000 watt quartz lights and 3 800 watt flash lights....plus a sb800 flash, bright sunlight, a marksman with a .22 rifle and sub-sonic bullets, strawberries, cream, sugar and a black backcloth and frame suspended on a light stand!..Trial, error, swearing, cream on lens and camera, but fortunately not on the lights...that would have made custard they get so hot! This was for a commercial photography series based on still life disrupted for my BA...LOVED IT!!!

Tags: General Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Flash and lighting Sports and action

Voters: Coleslaw, Paree, ChristineD and 17 more

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13 Jan 2013 5:18PM
Amazing piece of work

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BlueRoom 10 73 20 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 6:16PM
That's a blast. Love the splashy abstract with so much energy it can't be contained in in the frame and those beautifully coloured strawberries with nothing much to do except hold the whole thing together.
Blammmm... now, where's the spoon.

ErK
13 Jan 2013 8:55PM
Wild! And well worth the effort and frustration, glad you persisted.
alistairfarrugia 4 164 88 Malta
13 Jan 2013 10:05PM
This has got impact and interest, and it's clear there was a lot of effort behind this shot. I love the out-of-frame action idea, well deserving of my vote, and my User Award. Was hunting for pictures that immediately struck me as awesome or had that "Wow" factor, and yours was the one today! Well done!
shortski 10 3 1 England
13 Jan 2013 10:44PM
Alistair.. Thankyou x
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 7:26AM
This looks fun and a great result!
Ann
Andrew_Hurley 10 71 73 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 1:26PM
Absolutley amazing shot and one very few people would dare to try. I'm not too sure about the frame though, does it add to the image, I actually find it quite distracting, just my opinion of course. the image itself is amazing but just unsure about the necessity of the frame!

Andrew.

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