Drama in fairy­land

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Vin­cent comes to the aid of his son Cedric, who is stranded in a pond of mush­rooms… It took Mar­cus about an hour to set up this scene, us­ing a bowl of wa­ter, broc­coli and leaves for the mid­dle ground, shimeji mush­rooms and a glass pane dot­ted with sugar for the bokeh ef­fect in the back­ground (those out-of-fo­cus points of light). Be­hind the glass, he used a sheet of old wrap­ping pa­per for colour.

HOW? Nikon D800, Nikkor 105 mm macro lens, shut­ter speed 1/60 sec­ond, aper­ture f8, ISO 100, with a tri­pod, three flashes, a spotlight and a 10-inch gold re­flec­tor.

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