Do you Boris, take you Boris to be your reptilian soul mate for a long as you live? Actually their was only one Boris, who after a couple of years turned out to be a Miss Boris.
The Image, "Turtle Love" was one of our semi-annual self assignment in 2007. To produce this elaborate set up we constructed a full scale living room in the studio complete with 325 cutout turtles to create the custom wallpaper, a custom built turtle tank and hand made Bonsai Trees. In total we spent approximately 48 hours building and preproduction of the set, 4 hours shooting, 8 hours retouching and compositing.
Miss Boris is still doing well at four times this size, she currently resides in Wyoming.
Tech Notes: Camera-Hasselblad Imacon, Lens-Zeis 28mm, Lighting-Profoto