Photography is all about controlling the light. And this image came from an exercise where I was looking to light a portrait with a single light – in this case, a masked polystyrene head ( with sunglasses, fur hat and scarf ). She (?) was lit by a single flash head fired through a light-modifier to produce a very narrow vertical strip of light ( as seen in the reflections in the sunglasses. I’m not sure if those bands of light help – or distract. Any thoughts? )
Balloons, cornflour and sharp objects don’t always mix!
Taken with a D800 and four synchronised flash units. The camera shutter was held open on ‘bulb’ and the flashes were fired by the audio trigger on a PhotoTrigger unit.
Great fun, but it can get quite messy with all that flour flying about.