Step 1: Arrange things on table
Step 2: Set up camera with Lensbaby and cable release
Step 3: Try to focus Lensbaby on thin air
Step 4: Man-handle 35kg of unco-operative bulldog onto chair.
Step 5: While telling said bulldog to “SIT STAY !!!” try to get back to camera and find dangling remote.
Step 6: Swear at broken wireless remote
Step 7: Yell at bulldog to come back !!!
Step 8: Show bulldog very tasty treat
Step 9: remember that you need smoke in the pic too and swear at that as well
Step 10: try to increase amount of smoke from incence
Repeat ALL steps at least 15 times each
Step 11: go and check the images and decide to give up and work with what you’ve got !!
Canon 5D mk2 : Lensbaby composer : f8 : 1/40 : ISO320 : tripod : remote control