Day 14 of 365 - "Toys. When you're not looking" project

"Power, corruption and lies.  When good potatoes go bad..."

Shot with the Nikon D7000 and Nikon 50mm F1.8G prime lens.  Manual exposure mode, F9, 1/30th second shutter speed, ISO 100, spot metering.  Lighting via Yongnuo YN560 II flash, manual mode @ 1/2 power in Westcott 34" white satin shoot through umbrella at 45 degree angle in out front and above camera position extended out on a Avenger C-Stand with boom arm.  Flash triggered via Yongnuo RF-603 radio triggers on flash and camera. Camera tripod mounted and shutter triggered with Nikon infrared shutter release.  DxO labs Film Pack 3 used to add Kodak Elite Chrome 200 film emulation. 

In 2013, I'm doing a 365 shot a day project with the theme "Toys. When you're not looking". The idea is to capture familiar toys dealing with the situations and challenges that life throws at them in the real world, just like a human would.  You can follow the progress of the project on