(Semi-) Pro Equipment - special rules; read carefully!

Challenge #5 in the Who Knows... series. Hosted by blosshapperter.
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This is the complementary of the standard equipment series. Get out your full formats or even middle formats and show us money-starved how hopelessly we fail with our standard equipment. This challenge is post processing restricted still - but I will not check for it. Just be nice to your colleagues and don't cheat! The next challenge is without post processing restrictions. You might be interested to put in with and without post in both challenges. You might be tempted to put in a link to the other into the description field... This is a 'beginners challenge' hoping to attract some pros showing us how to do it right. We want to learn - please comment the pictures! Please be creative!
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This was me just messing around one afternoon - although the picture looks a little cliched, I still had fun making it! I used a Canon Speedlite 430 EX Mk II with a cheap plastic diffuser for lighting, using the camera as the "master" so that the speedlite could be placed off to one side. Naturally, to reduce camera shake, I used a tripod. Adsditionally, I used a syringe and an eye dropper.
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Submitted: Friday, 18th January, 2013 16:20 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 30th December, 2012
Focal length: 65 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 400
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