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Cosmopolitan by scott stockwell

   

 

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I haven't posted since September and thought it was about time I shared this Cosmopolitan shot with you.

In case you don't know what a Cosmopolitan is, its a very popular Cocktail widely believed to be created in the 1970s. A good cosmopolitan will  usually contain Vodka, Triple sec (Cointreau), cranberry juice & freshly squeezed lime juice.

For the shot itself I set my camera up on a tripod with a 105mm  2.8 Macro Lens and took a few snaps. The first shots were for the background I wanted it dark with the christmas lights in the background not to bright. Once I had the background how I wanted it, I set up my SB700 flash, budget £5 umbrella and £10 light stand facing 45* over the cocktail. I used wireless triggers to trigger the flash and played with the flashes power output for a while until the Cocktail was nicely lit up. I then shifted my lens into manual focus and made sure the Lime twist in the cocktail glass was in perfect focus.

Picture was taken at the Colwall Park Hotel which I think was used online to promote their cocktail night. I have also added a picture of what the setup looked like. As you can see space was limited  and the shot barley missed the beer pumps on either side. Hope you like.

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Wedding for Ten by scott stockwell

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Thought it was about time I wrote a new post for my blog and wanted to share with you some photos from a small wedding I shot last month. The Wedding ceremony was held at Malvern registry office where Mr & Mrs Munday then proceeded to Malvern winter gardens where we took a few photos. This was probably the smallest wedding I have ever shot as only 10 people attended including the bride and groom.  There was a great atmosphere and Mr & Mrs Munday were great  throughout the day and I would never have hesitation shooting another small wedding.

I have put some pictures from the day below. Please feel free to comment/critique the photos. Please also if possible support my Facebook page by hitting the LIKE button :)

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Lifestyle shoot Matthew, Libby and Daniel by scott stockwell

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Some shots here from a location lifestyle shoot I did at Alfrick nature reserve about a week ago.

I always try shoot family's away from a studio and on a location because it adds such a nice natural light. Most of the Images were shot with my 105mm macro 2.8 and sigma 35mm 1.4 which are both sooo sharp.

Hope you like a few of the images I have uploaded please feel free to comment/critique and please support me by liking the Facebook page :)

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Heather and Jacey's Engagement Shoot by scott stockwell

I love what I do and I love sharing what I do with everyone, so I have decided to start blogging about my photography.

For my first post I thought I would share with everyone an engagement shoot I recently did for Heather and Jacey.

Please feel free to comment/critique my photos. Also make sure you LIKE my Facebook page for regular updates.

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