I went underground for an hour or so this afternoon to play around with light and the ice-stalagmites in the Windloch Sackdilling cave.
The first photo is only with a single SB-800 flash remotely fired from behind the ice. It’s really cool how bright the ice glows.
At first I set up a couple of flashes on light stands but it was a slow process moving everything around in the dark. So I settled with keeping one flash on the ground somewhere behind the ice and using the other light stand like a boom and holding it at various angles. I figure I’ll go back again for some more photos and try a few new things. I like the contrast of the ice against the darkness, but maybe I’ll shoot off a few flashes in the back of the cave to help give a bit more depth to the photos.