Shooting Challenge: Levitation, Gallery 2

I wanted a simple concept for this week, and neapolitan ice cream came to mind very quickly. To set up the shot, I tied washers to fishing line, and formed scoops around them. The cone was also on the line to aid in keeping everything in place. I used a tripod and self-timer to get in the frame. Of the couple dozen… » 2/08/11 3:20pm 2/08/11 3:20pm

Shooting Challenge: Levitation, Gallery 1

Nikon D7000, 18-105mm lens at 18mm f/8 1/320s and ISO 100. Two remote
flashes firing via a wireless trigger, one right at the background and
the other just to the camera's right.
After scratching my head as to what I could do to illustrate
levitation, and given the cold temperatures outside, I figured, "Why
not just… » 2/08/11 3:20pm 2/08/11 3:20pm