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Building The Scene: Leinenkugel's "Summer Rain Series" Summer Shandy Collection

For this session the subject is Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Collection. These images started out as hero shots high contrast on bright poppy blue background, I lit this scene with four strobes, two as rim lights a key and then a fill light. I brought the lights in very close for the dramatic effect on a new pedestal:

Main hero shot - ginger shandy

Next I added the "rain" to Leinenkugel's ginger shandy to help bring more of the summer concept into focus:

Adding the "rain"

Then I added the backgrounds (to reflect different staggered times after a summer storm where a rainbow appears) to reflect the overall concept I was striving for, summer rain for the summer shandy collection: