Lemongrass Ginger Infusion

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    The perfect brew if you're feeling a little under the weather or just need a soothing pick-me-up! We have a lemongrass bush in our kitchen garden, so it's always at hand.

    I managed to hit three themes with this one: Fusion, Motion, and Curved!

    Lighting: An SB-900 in a 28" softbox camera left, and an SB-800 pointed at the background wall. I also used some grey paper and a black-covered reflector to the right and left to create the dark areas in the water and glass. I turned off all the lights in the room to remove extra reflections, and kept the flash power as low as possible to freeze the motion of the (boiling hot!) water.


    Allison Achauer

    B4YK1D5, focusenvy, cheesy42, and 23 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Meshl 37 months ago | reply

      so great!

    2. TripleScoop 37 months ago | reply

      That is a great photo!

    3. AL__ 37 months ago | reply

      cool shot, you're very creative!

    4. Highland_lassie 37 months ago | reply

      Very cool shot!

    5. JanetR3 37 months ago | reply

      Wow, Brilliant Allison!

    6. Melgo2K (soo busy) 37 months ago | reply

      awesome capture! amazing~

    7. morozgrafix 37 months ago | reply

      great shot, so much clarity in the image.

    8. ifido 37 months ago | reply

      such a wonderful image, excellent

    9. Sarah, Outer Hebrides 37 months ago | reply

      Wow this is incredible, I'm so in awe of work like this!! Inspiring :)

    10. ~:pete:~ 37 months ago | reply

      blimey doesnt get much better than this - great shot :)

    11. michy66 37 months ago | reply

      great shot.. nice take on the theme

    12. Sandra... Playing Catch up! 37 months ago | reply

      Great shot, nicely set up. Sx

    13. PaulBW 37 months ago | reply

      wow fantastic

    14. ChernobylBob 37 months ago | reply

      Wow! I love this. The white, yellow and green colours give me an urge to drink gin... Brilliant.

    15. Allison Achauer 37 months ago | reply

      Funny you should mention gin! I also made Lemongrass Ginger Ale, which involves simmering pureed ginger, lemongrass, & chilis in water and sugar, then straining it. The resulting syrup is enjoyed with club soda, lime juice, and if you like, gin. (I, for one, like!).

    16. Gijs Possel 36 months ago | reply

      What an amazing picture Allison!!!

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