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Old Speckled Hen – Beer Photography

August 10, 2009

I recently had beers with a friend and he is a big fan of this beer.

From where I sit. Its not the best tasting beer, but my friend loves it to bits.

Anyhow, the beer as long as it is not made from sewage water is great especially when your around people you like.

Shifting gears, as part of an ongoing project with another friend of mine, we agreed to take photos using our available portable flashes and this time photograph beer.

This time he submitted earlier than me so I had to rush.

I basically used coffee to simulate the Old Speckled Hen Beer look and used soap as my foam.

I did use one light the Sunpak 120 J bounced off the white wall.  The flash is triggered with a cheap wireless trigger bought from Ruby Photo from Singapore.

I used a Canon 40D hand held set between f11 to f 20 @ 1/250th of a sec.

Hope you like it!

all photos are photos by the Generic Asian except where indicated otherwise.

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the Generic Asian

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2 comments

  1. the red horse beer shot was taken using the following canon 1000D on tripod 18-55 lens, f8, 15 secs, iso 200. used a torch light for the background and another torch light for the subject. actual beer was used though was not consumed anymore after the shoot. had to spray mist on the glass to simulate condensation as the beer was no longer cold.


  2. I can confirm that Old Speckled Hen is not made from sewage water. And even if it was, it would still taste better than your cold coffee with soap in it.



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