Estee Lauder "Beautiful" perfume explosion © Copyright 2010 Daniel Newton

Here are the results from a weekend shoot that will hopefully lead to bigger things. Thanks to Jon Loder, Kevin Clifford and Fielding Cathcart. Creative art director and props: Donnie Meyers Studio, New York.

Specs: 9X Nikon Sb-800s triggered by pocketwizards and an audio trigger. Nikon D3 + 105mm 2.8 Micro Nikkor, ISO 400, f/14. Flash duration is calculated at roughly 1/41000 sec.

Cheap dollar store perfume explosion © Copyright 2010 Daniel Newton

Star shaped perfume bottle explosion © Copyright 2010 Daniel NewtonMadness! © Copyright 2010 Daniel Newton

Flaming skull shaped vodka explosion © Copyright 2010 Daniel Newton

 

 Angle from above: © Copyright 2010 Daniel Newton

 

Some behind the scenes shots:

Overhead setup for the previous shot  Lots of little speedlights!  setting up      The studio is about to smell really pretty....

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6 Comments

  1. cale
    on March 31st, 2010
    1

    awesome shots dan, look real good!

  2. Asa Gilmore
    on March 31st, 2010
    2

    Cool stuff Dan! I like the shot from above with the gun and bullet visible. Sounds like these shots are the start of something big…right on!

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    on April 4th, 2010
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  4. diyphotography
    on April 5th, 2010
    4

    Hey
    Very nice shots!
    I think its about time to get an audio trigger.
    It looks very cool!!!
    PEACE

  5. Amy
    on April 23rd, 2010
    5

    awesome shots dan, look real good!

  6. Neezhom Photomalaya
    on December 20th, 2010
    6

    Awesome!! and what a set!!