A beautiful morning on Lake of the Isles, from off shore of Raspberry Island.
It’s good to get away and enjoy some humidity and sunshine. Luckily I only have to cross the Mighty Mississippi and venture to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park in St. Paul.
After setting up a shot of this mooring chain and the barges behind it, I was set upon by this pushboat and it’s crew. I had no idea they were coming, just one of those joyful coincidences of a daily photographer.
Behind the scenes of the Dragon Ball photo shoot, you can see Preston and Nick assembling the elements of light. Preston (on the left) is igniting a flammable substance from a can (I know what it was, but in the interests of responsibility, I’m not telling you) and Nick is waving a cool blue light stick to create a ‘force field’ then posing for the strobe light. You can see what the image is supposed to look like by checking out the photos taken by 2 dozen + other photographers that were there (on the far side of the action).
Here’s a wide-angle behind the scene view of the ‘LOW LIGHT SERIES – Light Painting! (Fire Breathing Dragons, Lasers, and Magic!)’ photo shoot the other night that my past few photos are from.
More from the Advancing Photographer’s Meetup.