Chuck Brown. Man of literature and wisdom.
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.
Nikon D300 with Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX prime lens. Manual exposure mode, F13, 1/125th second shutter speed, ISO 200, spot metering. Camera mounted on tripod. Shutter triggered with Nikon cable release.
Main light - Nikon SB900 speedlight mounted on Avenger C-Stand. Manual mode @ 1/8th power shot through a Westcott 43" white satin shoot through umbrella over and in front of camera position. Triggered with PocketWizard Plus II on flash and PocketWizard Flex-TT5 on camera.