April 9, 2013

Product shooting – Los Búhos

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payday loans westminster co One of the surprises I found this time when I returned to Chile was that one of my dear friends is now crafting and brewing beer. He’s started his own company, established a lab, and has just begun the production of a beer called “Los Búhos” (which means The Owls in Spanish). It’s exquisite, to say the least. More than just a beer with great flavour, this beer has a lot of dedication, passion and craft behind it. I think that was the main reason why I was inspired to create this shoot. My friend has invested a lot of time in developing a method through studying the old traditions of crafting and brewing beer, and not relying on more “modern” shortcuts, which often use chemicals to make massive batches faster.

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http://spaeltaschraenzer.at/?m=car-loan-prepayment-penalty-california Here are some BTS and final images, which honour his dedication to his craft. As you can see, we played with the idea of owls and a forrest, of night light and day light. We collected the materials used to style the shoot at our previous location (after photographing Belen) and created this set-up in an improvised studio at my house. Total time to set it up: 2-3 hours. Time to set up the lights: 1 hour. Time shooting the beers: not more than 2 hours. Number of beers drank on set: Uff… 🙂

go here If you have any technical questions about these set-ups, please leave them in the comments.

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