For a long time I have wanted to shoot baby photos in a tun of apple-laden water. Ran into a cousin who I hadn't seen in years --he had such a beautiful family that I offered to shoot them gratis! Told him and his wife about the apple idea and they went for it --I appreciate their faith in my vision --I can be quite passionate when it comes to expressing my visions!!
For this shoot I used a monolight triggered with a PocketWizard2. I used a 10x36 sofbox and placed it on the floor behind me, the lightstand as low as it could go. Power was also very low as I wanted to shoot at at f/4.0 or less. Custom white balance but I shot RAW (NEF) with my Nikon D800. Nikon 24-75mm f/2.8 lens.
Very happy with these photos and now I want to do it again with more apples!! I think we used about 24 pounds and could have used more!
--ThomasAward-winning wedding photographer