Starbucks Coffee Espresso Mug from Portugal with freshly roasted grains

Let's start February 2014 with some freshly roasted Starbucks coffee in an espresso mug from Portugal. This was my recent photography project on which I spent quite a lot of time fine tuning lighting and figuring out how to arrange the shot and how to capture smoke from the coffee grains. The latter was probably the most challenging because I wanted to capture everything in-camera without photoshopping in post-processing and with minimal editing. I plan to either write a detailed article or record a video soon explaining how I shot  'Starbucks Coffee Espresso Mug from Portugal with freshly roasted grains'. In the meantime, I leave you with the photograph.

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