2nd Week of DP Challenge Olympics II

Well so it's time to submit another picture for the challenges Recipe (Food) or Recipe (Beverage). I tried at first with a Martini glass, and some olives.


Canon 5D, ISO 100, 1/4000 sec, f/2.8, 70mm

This alone took a lot of shots, since throwing olives at a small glass and hoping to hit the inside is not easy. I was missing a lot. In any case, after I got the critique from my team members, I tried reshooting. That did not go very well. Just wasted more time, and did not come up with anything decent. I then tried desserts. I know how to make some killer jello desserts. So after shooting, and reshooting for two evenings, I came up with this:


Canon 5D, ISO 400, 3.2 sec, f/6.3, 52mm

To get the light to go through the jello, I placed two candles at the back of the glass. One small candle was in a ribbed glass holder, giving this burst effect. Unfortunately I did not had the chance to eat it. I left it in the fridge overnight just in case I had to reshoot it. My two boys got to it first. Oh well, good for them.... I think.