That is just a Teaser :-] before our 2-Day ! MILK WORKSHOP in London on 25 and 26 June 2011.
THE SILVER ANGEL [Click Image to Enlarge]
A different technique this time – Water Illustration … but if you think that shooting / throwing water is easier than MILK, you might be surprise! :-]
The Water Dress
We had a lot of fun durring the shoot! And I was waiting with that concept for a while. Mainly because pouring the Milk on someone and throwing a Water is a different kind of animal.
I knew that I want a massive wings for the The Silver Angel concept, and that we will be throwing the liquid very fast, very high, and very far.
For the Milk concepts we used several different brands of studio lights – and if you know how to throw the Milk you can get away with avarage flash duration.
But we experienced a few problems with Bowens, Elinchrom, and Alien Bees – and funny enough it was exactly same problem every time. Freezing the fast moving liquid and the “long tail” of light.
I am not going to make a comparison test here or enything close to that – you can easly google those information on T1 and T5 times.
The conclusion was that even if we knew how to find a way around that issue with Milk – we knew that we will not get a way with Water!
So we had to choose something really fast – and literally there is not many options on the market – especially at the price point we were looking for.
We switched to a completely new system and after few tests we went for Paul C. Buff’s – EINSTEINS V2
We did quite a few shoots with them already and I am really impressed – this is a first light when I am working with, I really feel that I am in total control! And I am a “manual” type of guy!
I was working with Rangers for a while now – and you need to love the build quality – but I didn’t like the cryptic 7 step power scale at all… now all my Elinchrom modifires are equiped with custom Eli > Balcar (Alien Bees/Einstein) speedring ;-]
The Einsteins have absolutely unique control panel and they can go down from 640WS up to 2,5WS with a mind blowing flash duration 1/13,500 of a second (t.1)! Sweet!
If you are interested – for more details you will need to go to Paul C Buff website, but when I am telling you that this baby is “sharp”, believe me – it is!
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Thanks for checking!
Jaroslav @ Aurum Light Team
P.S. We have only three places left for the Milk Workshop!
See you there!