The idea was to shoot cocktails like a fancy fashion item with colourful patterns and backdrops and furnish them with ingredients using collage technique. I showed the sketches made in Keynote to the client:
Before the shoot we expected to use just static images of cocktails cut on solid background but then decided to give them a spin using stop motion. I used Profoto light, so I could not help myself with Dragonframe software to smooth out the trajectory of spinning. The shape of glasses made it very hard to mask them out on post so we ended up making video with the original backdrops.
We decided that the patterns are unnecessary and draw attention from the cocktail itself. The result was: